Global Investigations and White-Collar Crime; Corporate Governance and Compliance. International Arbitration.
Summary of Experience
Quinton represents companies and individuals involved in some of the most complex and high-profile Serious Fraud Office investigations and prosecutions.
He has experience of managing large multidisciplinary teams, including working closely with our corporate clients both within their offices as part of a team with their in-house legal and compliance professionals, and externally in order to assist with their compliance function. He has particular expertise in advising upon, and executing, adequate procedures to prevent bribery within the meaning of the UK Bribery Act 2010.
Quinton’s corporate governance and compliance experience has ranged from the conduct of ‘gap analyses’ upon existing policies and procedures at large multinational companies to designing whole compliance and audit functions from scratch at SMEs. He also has considerable experience in devising and delivering training on various topics including anti money laundering and anti-bribery & corruption. He has also advised sporting organisations on the impact of the Bribery Act, related legislation, and statutory guidance, upon the sports hospitality market.
Recent trial and appellate experience includes acting as counsel for a large multinational facing one of the most significant prosecutions in the history of UK financial crime.
Quinton has experience of running high value international commercial arbitrations and advising on bilateral investment treaty claims, and is particularly equipped to deal with matters involving allegations of criminality. He has given expert witness testimony in relation to the UK bribery legislation at international commercial arbitrations.
Alongside David Williams QC and Pam Shearing, Quinton has recently updated the bribery and corruption chapter of Fraud (Criminal Law and Procedure) (OUP, 2013). He sits on the Editorial Board for LexisNexis’s Corporate Crime PSL Service and contributes regularly to the content for this service. He was a Middle Temple Sir Jules Thorn Scholar and previously held the position of Junior to the South Eastern Circuit.
Immediate past Captain of the Bar of England and Wales Cricket Club, Quinton is a veteran of five Lawyers’ Cricket World Cup competitions, former Sudbury RFC player, and a keen club tennis player.