Carolina Cabral - Senior Associate

Carolina specialises in serious and complex fraud, with a wider practice in all areas of criminal litigation. She acts for individuals, corporates, and charities, and has significant experience working with ultra high net worth individuals, including in cases with substantial reputational risk.

Prior to joining EMM Carolina spent over a decade practising at the independent criminal bar from a highly ranked barristers’ chambers. A persuasive and conscientious advocate, she conducted serious jury trials (as led junior and junior alone) for both the prosecution and defence, her range of work encompassing all areas of criminal law, with a particular focus on fraud, money laundering, and complex multi-handed conspiracies. Between 2014 and 2019 Carolina was instructed as junior counsel for the prosecution in a high-profile and complex political corruption and bribery case in a British Overseas Territory.

Carolina gained significant experience as a Grade III prosecutor and former CPS specialist panel advocate for the Fraud, Serious Crime and Extradition panels. During periods of secondment to the CPS, SFO and NCA Carolina worked on high-profile international bribery and false accounting cases and advised on international co-operation through MLA and OSJA requests.

Alongside her criminal practice, Carolina was regularly instructed in professional disciplinary matters before the GMC, NMC and GDC, including allegations of sexual misconduct, failures leading to the death of vulnerable adults and babies, dishonesty, and lack of competency cases with complex medical dimensions.