Amy Platt is an Associate in the Commercial Dispute Resolution team in Manchester specialising in Corporate Regulatory Defence cases brought by financial enforcement agencies including the FCA, HMRC, the NCA and the SFO.
Amy specialises in high value matters involving complex allegations of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty involving UK and international companies and private individuals. She has particular experience in carrying out compliance reviews for some of the UK’s leading corporate entities in areas including money laundering, the prevention of facilitation of tax evasion and supply chain verification.
Amy is also instructed in a wide range of debt recovery matters and property disputes.
Commercial Dispute Resolution
Amy continues to be instructed in several debt recovery claims and has successfully defended a high value claim. She also has experience in property dispute resolution work assisting local authorities in landlord and tenant disputes, and private companies and individuals. Amy has experience from both the landlord perspective and tenant perspective when it comes to property dispute work.
Amy has assisted in the preparation and hearing of one of the largest tax tribunal appeals in respect of duty suspended alcohol assessments stemming from allegations of fraudulent trading. She is also instructed by a major wholesaler in an appeal against tax losses of around £3.5 million arising from VAT defaults in its supply chain.
Amy has a particular expertise in construction centred tax disputes, including a claim by HMRC involving the Construction Industry Scheme with a value of £2.5 million; which is the subject of judicial review proceedings.
Amy assisted on one of the largest tax tribunal appeals in respect of duty suspended alcohol assessments stemming from allegations of fraudulent trading. This involved a 3-month trial where Amy assisted in the preparation of papers for the hearing – such as witness statements, exhibits, bundles and instructions to counsel.
Amy has a wide range of expertise when it comes to e-bundling and e-disclosure technology.
Compliance & Regulatory
Amy has assisted limited companies with money laundering compliance reviews.
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