Olga Tocewicz | London | Hogan Lovells

Olga Tocewicz

Counsel Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment

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Olga Tocewicz
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Olga is truly excellent in both her legal and strategic advice. She always anticipates the issue and can give practical advice regardless of the industry. She is collaborative and successfully pulls in other related expertise from different teams as the matter requires. Highly recommended.

2024 - Legal 500 - Regulatory Investigations And Corporate Crime (Advice To Corporates)

Olga is an experienced criminal litigator, specialising in corporate and white-collar crime investigations and defence.  

Olga has extensive experience of representing both corporates and individuals, in multi-jurisdictional investigations, whether internal or with law enforcement involvement, in respect of allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering, insider trading and other financial misconduct. Her practice also includes business integrity compliance advisory work including risk assessment and supply chain due diligence advisory work, following recent in-house experience gained as Senior Counsel - Business Integrity (Anti-Bribery) at a leading multi-national retailer. 

Government agencies involved in Olga’s cases typically include the UK Serious Fraud Office, HM Revenue & Customs, and the Financial Conduct Authority. Internationally Olga has dealt with law enforcement agencies in the US, Asia-Pac and Africa.

Olga featured as one of the top 100 outstanding international female investigations lawyers in the 2021 edition of GIR’s Women in Investigations special, and co-authored the UK chapter of GIR’s Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations 2022.

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Olga is truly excellent in both her legal and strategic advice. She always anticipates the issue and can give practical advice regardless of the industry. She is collaborative and successfully pulls in other related expertise from different teams as the matter requires. Highly recommended.

2024 - Legal 500 - Regulatory Investigations And Corporate Crime (Advice To Corporates)

Representative experience

Acted for European subsidiary of an international manufacturing company in relation to allegations of criminal export control breaches*
 

Advised a global aerospace company conducting a compliance risk assessment and further compliance measures in several financial crime risk areas*

Advised a leading retailer on its complex international supplier due diligence programmes*

Internal investigation on behalf of listed company into allegations of fraud and tax evasion of one of its subsidiary businesses in the Middle East*
 

Internal investigation on behalf of multinational organisation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption within one of its subsidiary businesses in Asia-Pac*

Advised an international mining company on whistleblower allegations in respect of its operations in Africa*  

Represented High Net Worth individual in a criminal investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority into allegations of insider trading*

Advised and represented individuals compelled to assist high profile Serious Fraud Office investigation*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

Credentials

Education
  • Completed Bar Vocation Course, Northumbria University, Newcastle, 2005
  • LLB (Hons) Law, Sheffield Hallam University, 2003
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
Memberships
  • Fraud Lawyers' Association

Recognition

Top 100 Women in Investigations

Global Investigations Review

2021