Emily Russell is an associate in the fraud and criminal litigation team.

Emily has a varied case load specialising in financial crime on multi-jurisdictional matters with her clients involving high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals as well as large corporate organisations.

In addition to account freezing orders, investigations and fraud, she also works on cases involving crypto assets.

Emily has defended investigations and prosecutions brought by the Financial Conduct Authority, HM Revenue and Customs, Crown Prosecution Service and the National Crime Agency. Emily also specialises in prosecuting individuals/corporations through private prosecutions.

Emily joined Russell-Cooke in July 2022 after qualifying as a solicitor at her previous firm in 2021.

  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Member of the Female Fraud Forum (FFF)
  • Member of Women in Criminal Law (WICL)
  • Studied Law at the University of Birmingham before achieving a distinction in her LPC