Susannah Cogman, Herbert Smith Freehills

Sanctions Lawyer London - Susannah Cogman

Susannah specialises in financial crime and related regulatory work. She advises financial institutions, corporates and professional services firms in connection with sanctions, anti-money laundering, corruption and fraud issues, both contentious and non-contentious.

She has considerable experience of conducting internal investigations for clients, as well as advising on external investigations by the SFO, FCA and others, and related disputes. She has been appointed as one of the UK’s first anti-corruption monitors for the purposes of a company’s settlement with the World Bank and Serious Fraud Office.

A recognised expert in the field, Susannah is ranked in band 1 for corporate crime in Chambers UK 2013 and 2014, described as ‘technically superb’, ‘a true expert in her field’ and ‘a “talented” and “astute lawyer”, who “knows what corporate clients need‘”. Global Investigations Review named her in their list of ‘40 Under 40 – the world’s leading investigations specialists’ in April 2014.

She is a consultant editor of the Lloyds Law Reports: Financial Crime series. She is a member of the American Bar Association Section of International Law International Criminal Law Committee. She runs the BBA’s newly appointed MLRO induction workshop, and is a regular speaker at other industry fora.

Contact Details


Phone: +44 (0) 20 7466 2580

Address: Exchange House, Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EG, England


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