Emily Agnoli


Emily joined Simmons & Simmons in 2008 and qualified into the dispute resolution team in London in 2010 where she is now a managing associate specialising in corporate crime.

She has significant experience in advising corporations on high profile civil and criminal investigations in both the UK and internationally, including those run by the UK Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority, the Police and HMRC.

Emily is a member of the firm’s eDiscovery experts committee and has extensive experience of using electronic review platforms in large scale investigations and disputes.

Recent Work

•	advising a major FTSE company on a large scale corruption investigation involving the Serious Fraud Office, Financial Conduct Authority and US Department of Justice including advice on self-reporting and negotiations over remedial action with the Serious Fraud Office
•	acting for a defendant in connection with a multi-billion dollar fraud claim covering five jurisdictions and involving worldwide freezing orders
•	acting for an individual under investigation by HMRC
•	advising a multi-national company in the hospitality industry on extradition issues, including Red Notices
•	advising 12 leading energy & extractives companies on sector specific guidance on adequate procedures under the Bribery Act 2010 
•	advising a number of leading companies on anti-bribery compliance programmes, including developing policies, procedures and training, and advising on the implications of the Bribery Act 2010 and anti-money laundering issues
•	defence of offshore directors and company administrators arising from a failed development and alleged lost development profits of over £100m.

Published Works

Contact details

E: emily.agnoli@simmons-simmons.com / T: 020 7825 3167

Areas of Practice

Corporate Crime

Year Qualified



University of Edinburgh - GDL and LPC at BPP Law School


Fraud Lawyers Association
Young Fraud Lawyers Association
Female Fraud Lawyers Association
Anti-Money Laundering Professionals Forum
London Solicitor Litigation Association