Biography

Emma-Jane Price is an associate who works closely with both the White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Group and the Litigation Department in Brown Rudnick’s London Office.

Emma-Jane’s focus is on serious fraud matters, both civil and criminal. Emma-Jane has been involved in prosecutions brought by the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority, HM Revenue and Customs and the Crown Prosecution Service. Emma-Jane also advises on internal investigations of senior individuals of corporates. She has also represented clients in relation to general crime matters and coroners’ inquests.

Emma-Jane has broad experience of the Firm’s Litigation practice and is regularly involved in complex banking litigation and civil fraud matters. She also has some experience of insolvency litigation.

Emma-Jane is regularly engaged in pro-bono matters, advises at the South West London Law Centres and is an active member of Brown Rudnick’s Center for Public Interest.

Representation

White Collar Defense

Acted for currency traders and other professionals involved in ongoing regulatory investigations in the UK and abroad, in connection with the alleged manipulation of the foreign exchange market and other IBOR benchmarks.

Acted for senior individual involved in Operation Weeting.

Acted for individuals in investigations by HMRC into complex tax-investment schemes.

Advising a newspaper columnist investigated for race related offences and offences under s127 of The Communications Act 2003.

Advising an African bank on issues of fraud related to a virtual currency.

Acted for senior individual in the pharmaceutical industry regarding an alleged fraud on the NHS.

Acted for a company in relation to a cross border investigation into an alleged international fraud involving the UK and Hong Kong authorities to secure the restraint of the stolen funds.

Advising individuals in relation to SFO investigations into alleged bribery and corruption in various jurisdictions

Acted for a high profile media individual regarding civil and criminal investigations conducted by HMRC

Acting for institutions involved in a public law Inquiry

Litigation

Acted for Dutch pension fund, Pensioenfonds Vervoer, and related parties, in a professional negligence claim against Goldman Sachs Asset Management International for damages in the region of €250 million. (Stichting Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor Het Beroepesvervoer Over de Weg & Ors. v Goldman Sachs Asset Management International Limited)

Acting for the largest foreign investment fund in the Russian Federation in relation to a series of complex frauds perpetrated against it across multi jurisdictions that led to the theft of assets valued at US$230 million and to the largest fraud in history against the Russian Federation State budget. This includes representing the fund in actions being pursued in Russia, the USA, the British Virgin Islands, Guernsey and Cyprus.

Recently advised a Japanese bankruptcy trustee in relation to the recognition of Japanese bankruptcy proceedings of MtGox (a bitcoin business) and the recovery of certain assets of MtGox in the UK.

Recently advised a BVI liquidator of Westmoreland Estates Limited in relation to the recognition of the BVI liquidation proceedings in the UK.

Education

BPP Law School – Legal Practice Course (with Distinction) 2012
Paris-Sud XI – Licence de Droit, 2009-2010
University of Southampton – LLB Law and European Legal Studies, 2007-2011

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of England and Wales

Languages

French
Publications