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Hayley Humphries

Senior Associate


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Hayley Humphries

Senior Associate


Hayley is a senior associate in Allen & Overy’s Litigation & Investigations Group, specialising in white collar crime.

Hayley has a wealth of experience advising on complex financial crime matters, in particular acting as lead adviser in relation to money laundering and bribery and corruption issues, and has spent time seconded to the financial crime team of a large financial institution.

Hayley represents both firms and individuals in SFO and FCA investigations and has experience representing clients in their dealings with other regulatory bodies.

Hayley also advises on litigious cases where she demonstrates particular expertise in advising on cross-border asset tracing and enforcement matters. Hayley is qualified as a Solicitor Advocate.

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Publications: 21 March 2022

Pensions Academy Online - March 2022

Throughout the week of 7 March 2022 we hosted our Pensions Academy Online - an update on issues for pension schemes and the people that run them. Recordings of our sessions can be found below.

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Blog Post: 21 November 2019

Anti-Money Laundering: HMRC raises its game

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Blog Post: 28 February 2019

HMRC makes it easier to self-report (or whistle blow) on facilitation of tax evasion

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Publications: 06 November 2017

The Criminal Finances Act: A guide for the financial services sector

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Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2015

Admitted as a Solicitor Advocate (England and Wales), 2018


LLB, Law, Nottingham University, 2011

LPC, College of Law, Moorgate, 2011

Published work

  • Anti-Money Laundering: HMRC raises its game, Practical Law Company Magazine (September 2019)
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing - Risks And Mitigants For Non-Regulated Companies (July 2019)
  • The cannabis market: helping investors navigate the UK regulatory regime (June 2019)
  • HMRC makes it easier to self-report (or whistle blow) on facilitation of tax evasion (28 February 2019)
  • Azerbaijani couple at the centre of UK’s first Unexplained Wealth Order (22 October 2018)
  • A closer look: United Kingdom - FCA secures confiscation orders in Operation Tabernula (6 August 2018)
  • Courts can side step consent regime under POCA - but not often (10 May 2017)
  • Unsuccessful challenge to SFO's Letter of Request (26 April 2017)
  • One ‘Little Tavern’; One large insider dealing ring (20 May 2016)
  • A&O decision report: FCA publishes decision notices in respect of three former members of Keydata’s senior management, Practical Law Company (24 June 2015)
  • Editor of Allen & Overy’s European White Collar Crime Report