Serious Fraud Office
former Principal Investigative Lawyer
Serious Fraud Office, UK
Lloydette Bai-Marrow is a former Principal Investigative Lawyer at the U.K’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO). She specialises in the investigation of top-tier and high profile complex bribery, fraud and corruption cases, involving some of the biggest corporations in the U.K. and globally. Lloydette was the Case Lawyer for the second Deferred Prosecution Agreement ever entered into by the SFO – deeply involved in the drafting and negotiating of the agreement. Her experience includes investigating and helping to bring to court both domestic and foreign entities and individuals, negotiating extradition requests and working with law enforcement agencies and government institutions in other jurisdictions. Lloydette has extensive experience of working within the U.K.’s criminal justice system as a prosecutor and has worked in a number of government departments including the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), and the Revenue and Customs Prosecution Office (now part of CPS). She has lectured on various legal topics at the University of London and the Open University. Lloydette has also designed and delivered training to diverse audiences within the public and private sectors. Lloydette earned her B.A. (Hons) in Law with North American Studies from Sussex University in 2004, her Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law in 2005 and her LLM in Law, Governance and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London) in 2009. She is admitted as a Solicitor Advocate in England and Wales.
Lloydette will introduce a discursive examination of the four Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPA) entered into by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). The discussion will seek to shed light on the key factors that businesses ought to consider when engaging with the SFO and seeking to negotiate a DPA.