The most senior criminal lawyer at the Financial Conduct Authority is leaving to join a law firm at a key moment for the watchdog.
Claire Lipworth, chief criminal counsel for the past three years and one of its most senior lawyers for the last eight, will join Hogan Lovells in April as a partner in its financial services team — just as the FCA is flexing new criminal powers and has an unprecedented number of insider trading investigations in the pipeline.
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