Lydia joined Imran Khan and Partners in April 2023. Lydia works closely with Paul O’Donnell, head of the Proceeds of Crime department and joint head of the Financial Crime department at Imran Khan and Partners.
Lydia’s work includes proceeds of crime and financial crime investigations and litigation. Lydia has gained significant experience in Part 2 PoCA 2002 matters, including confiscation, restraint and enforcement and Part 5 PoCA 2002 matters, including account freezing and forfeiture and cash seizure and forfeiture.
Lydia previously worked at the Crown Prosecution Service and the Serious Fraud Office. At the Serious Fraud Office Lydia worked in the Proceeds of Crime and International Assistance Division, assisting cases from the intelligence gathering stage to prosecutions to PoCA proceedings, including enforcement and civil recovery.
Lydia obtained an undergraduate degree in Modern History and Politics from the University of Manchester. Lydia is currently undertaking a Masters of Law (Conversion) and hopes to qualify as a Solicitor in the near future.