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Laura Shingler, Senior Associate

Laura Shingler

Senior Associate

Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Financial services disputes and investigations
  • Fraud and financial crime
  • Global Compliance Crisis Management
  • Litigation - Middle East

Practice notes

Laura is a Senior Associate in the Financial Services Disputes and Investigations Group at Eversheds. She specialises in disputes and investigations, with a particular focus on sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) and financial crime.

Laura has deep and extensive experience acting for leading financial and corporate institutions across the UAE, the Middle East and internationally, advising them on a range of regulatory and compliance issues in relation to sanctions, AML and ABC and assisting them with the implementation of robust compliance programmes.

Recently, Laura has provided sanctions training to over 60 correspondent banks on behalf of Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in the UAE. She regularly publishes briefings and updates for clients in respect of changes to the international sanctions regimes, including a recent briefing in relation to the relaxation of the US and EU Iranian sanctions regimes.

Laura has recently undertaken 10 month secondments to the sanctions compliance team at SCB in the UAE and the sanctions, AML and ABC legal team at Citibank in London.

Previously, Laura has been responsible for managing and supervising a team of seven fee earners in relation to a FCA mandated review of the sale of interest rate hedging products and reporting directly to senior stakeholders within a top 4 UK bank.

Previous experience also includes advising top 4 UK banks in relation to a rogue trader investigation and an FX spin off investigation.

Laura has experience of banking and finance litigation and dispute resolution with particular experience in regulatory investigations, sanctions, AML and ABC, asset finance, consumer credit and payment protection insurance.