Christine Braamskamp leads the Corporate Crime and Regulatory Team in the firm’s London office. She concentrates her practice on multi-jurisdictional white collar crime, internal investigations, ethics and governance, crisis management and health & safety. Ms. Braamskamp’s acts for individuals and corporates. Her main areas of focus include:
Ms. Braamskamp is a highly experienced trial lawyer, having conducted trials and other court work since 1994.
Ms. Braamskamp regularly represents Dutch nationals who face criminal proceedings in England and advises in respect of criminal proceedings in the Netherlands. Having practised in the Netherlands, she has extensive experience in the civil law system.
Ms. Braamskamp is annually recognized by Chambers and Partners UK and Legal 500 UK.
Chambers and Partners 2013 recognizes Ms. Braamskamp as “simply brilliant and qualified to act in both England and Wales and the Netherlands and specialises in financial crime, where she proves to be ‘a truly safe pair of hands for complex fraud work.’ Her client care is truly outstanding and her dedication to her cases is unsurpassed, say those that use her.”
Legal 500 2015 (Crime - Corporate (incl Fraud, Bribery and Corruption)) quotes “Christine Braamskamp is praised as having ʹa wealth of experienceʹ and being ʹan absolute pleasure to work withʹ.”
Legal 500 2015 (Fraud: White Collar Crime) quotes “…the group at K&L Gates LLP includes the highly recommended Christine Braamskamp, and advised a number of high-profile individuals on both national and international investigations.”
Legal 500 2015 (Health & Safety) describes Ms. Braamskamp as “a key contact” and references the work done in respect of crisis management.
Legal 500 2016 (Health & Safety) says “K&L Gates LLP is ‘highly experienced in the construction sector’, where it acts for clients including Laing O’Rourke and Allegheny Technologies. The ‘extremely user-friendly’ Christine Braamskamp leads the practice, which focuses on criminal work.”
Legal 500 2016 (Corporate Crime) describes Ms. Braamskamp as a ‘walking one-stop shop’ for criminal advocacy.
Legal 500 2016 (White Collar Crime) says “The team at K&L Gates LLP makes use of the firm’s financial services and commercial litigation departments when handling fraud and financial crime matters. Christine Braamskamp is noted as a key name.
Chambers and Partners 2016 (Financial Crime: Corporates) says “Barrister Christine Braamskamp "is able to turn complex law on difficult subjects into engaging topics for my business," according to one client, who continues: "She is extremely client-friendly, able to deal with ambiguity and complexity very well, responsive and an absolute pleasure to work with."
Ms Braamskamp was named as a rising star in litigation by Legal Week in 2016.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Braamskamp was a member of the Bar at 3 Raymond Buildings, Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC, one of the leading white collar crime chambers in the UK. In 2008, she was also called to the Amsterdam Bar where she practiced from boutique white collar crime firm De Roos & Pen Advocaten. Ms. Braamskamp started her legal career in the mid 90’s as an accredited police station representative.