Hayley Ichilcik is a partner of Morrison & Foerster (International) LLP, based in the London office. Her practice focuses on white collar criminal litigation defense, financial crime investigations and compliance reviews.

Hayley represents both corporates and individuals in criminal litigation and regularly conducts internal investigations. She specializes in anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, anti-tax evasion, trade and financial sanctions, as well as the UK Modern Slavery Act and whistleblowing regulations. Hayley advises clients across a range of sectors, including technology, financial services, oil and gas, healthcare, and mining.

Hayley was previously seconded to the SFO for 20 months, where she was part of the team that secured the SFO’s first deferred prosecution agreement and was awarded Prosecution Team of the Year by the Attorney General.

Clients describe Hayley as "hugely effective in dismantling a prosecution case and putting the SFO to task. She is a driven lawyer who works tirelessly for every client. Her legal knowledge of corporate crime is A1 and she is a formidable opponent. Any corporate would be wise to have her on their side in a complex financial crime investigation."

She "is a calm and assured white-collar crime adviser. She has nuanced experience from a robust long term defence practice augmented by a period of time seconded to the SFO which enables her to give clients real insight into their risk. She is a consummate professional, treats people well and a pleasure to be part of a team with."

"Hayley is massively experienced with an enormous breadth of knowledge when dealing with the most complex cross-border regulatory investigations. She combines an excellent intellect with really practical application. Top quality."

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