Anna Keighley’s core practice is recovery of the proceeds of crime arising out of financial and other serious, organised, crime.
Her practice has led to international instructions, advisory work, niche applications and legal argument in criminal, civil courts, the High Court and Court of Appeal.
She has lectured here and overseas on the area of proceeds of crime and is contributing author to ‘Mitchell Taylor and Talbot on Confiscation and the Proceeds of Crime’ (Sweet & Maxwell).
Anna is specialist appointed Counsel in this field for the CPS and SFO.
Between 2015 and 2020, Anna was a Financial Ombudsman deciding Banking and Credit cases.
- Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association
- Female Fraud Forum – Standing Committee Member
- South Eastern Circuit
- Criminal Bar Association
- Middle Temple
- Grade 2 CPS Counsel
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Appointments: Ombudsman at the Financial Ombudsman Service in the areas of banking and credit.
Visiting Lecturer: University of Law, Bloomsbury, London delivering training in criminal litigation and advocacy.
Trained Mediator: through London School of Mediation for ADR in civil litigation and, previously, in work-place mediation.
Anna also experienced the role of ‘instructing solicitor’ in 2010-2011 when seconded to the Proceeds of Crime Unit, CPS, responsible for the running and conduct of complex, high value proceeds of crime cases in the Court of Appeal, High Court and Crown Court.