Vedrana is recognised as a leading junior in the highly complex arena of fraud. She handles the full range of financial crime cases, including serious fraud, insider dealing and market abuse, corruption and bribery (domestic and international), benefit and mortgage fraud and money laundering. Vedrana has been instructed in some of the largest and most high-profile business crime cases before the UK courts involving senior executives, corporate entities and global institutions, including LIBOR rate–fixing, Weavering Capital Fund fraud and Dahdaleh. She has experience of dealing with SFO, FCA and DOJ investigations as well as internal investigations.
Vedrana has a detailed understanding of both the law and procedure relating to ancillary proceedings, such as restraint proceedings, confiscation proceedings and Administrative Court proceedings. She is well-placed to advise clients on all aspects of asset forfeiture, from pre-charge restraint through to post-conviction confiscation, or civil recovery in the event of acquittal.
Vedrana is currently instructed on behalf of a former banker relating to charges of defrauding the Libyan Sovereign Wealth Fund.
Vedrana regularly contributes to publications and presents to law firms and corporates on financial crime matters. She is a Middle Temple advocacy trainer and regularly judges moot competitions.
Vedrana is qualified to accept instructions directly from clients under the Bar Council’s Public Access Scheme.
“She can very quickly gain the confidence of difficult clients.” Legal 500 (2020)
“A highly capable junior with a keen eye for detail and good client skills.” “She’s extremely clever and she makes good points economically and effectively.” Chambers and Partners (2020)
“A very able, hard-working and clever junior.” “She is extremely capable and very talented.” Chambers and Partners (2019) Financial Crime
“An extremely hardworking junior with great instincts and the ability to charm even the most grisly of prosecutors, judges or jurors.” Legal 500 (2018) Fraud
“She is bright but can explain
complicated concepts very simply” Legal 500 (2017 and 2016) Fraud