Susan Monty and Anthony Burton CBE will head up a Business Crime and Regulatory unit at Simons Muirhead & Burton to build upon the firm’s reputation in this specialist field as a ‘highly regarded white-collar defence practice’ (Chambers 2013). Susan has also been asked to join the partnership.

Anthony Burton CBE has been a prominent figure in criminal defence work for nearly 40 years and is ranked as a leading individual by the Legal 500 and Chambers UK. He has High Court (crime) advocacy rights and sits as a recorder of the Crown court.

Susan was an investigative lawyer at the Serious Fraud Office for several years and has over 20 years’ civil fraud and litigation experience in City law firms.