Casey Quinton

Casey is a Certified Fraud Examiner and admitted attorney who practiced in corporate and commercial law before joining the firm in 2015. Casey has experience in company law and financial regulatory requirements, as well as corporate governance and compliance management.

Business crime

Casey specialises in the investigation and legal interpretation of white-collar offences, including the consequences of fraudulent or corrupt behaviour for local and multinational clients. She has been involved in a wide range of forensic matters, including conducting enhanced due diligence investigations, providing legal opinions on the factual findings of forensic investigations and conducting investigations into non-compliance with regulatory provisions.

She has led investigations into common forms of white-collar crime, including fraud, bribery, corruption and theft, as well as dismantling sophisticated schemes and cover-ups. She has been involved in investigations into conflicts of interest, collusive tendering, fraudulent disbursements, unlawful gratuities and maladministration in the public sector.

Corporate intelligence

Casey heads up the firm’s corporate intelligence team. She conducts desktop-based research using a variety of specialist database resources, covering a wide range of corporate, media, credit and regulatory data across many jurisdictions. She conducts intuitive and creative research using a variety of other online and offline public record sources, especially commercial registries and corporate databases in a variety of countries and languages. She sources public record information from manual and offline sources, including using external third parties where necessary.

Intellectual property investigations

Casey heads up the firm’s intellectual property team. She conducts investigations into the use and misuse of copyrights, trademarks, patents, and industrial designs for clients to respond to any suspected infringement of their intellectual property. The firm utilises its corporate intelligence capabilities combined with covert investigations to obtain photographic evidence and product samples.

Company law and financial regulatory requirements

Casey has experience in corporate and commercial law, with particular focus on funding transactions, structured finance and general commercial transactions. She has been involved in company law compliance in many large transactions, group restructurings and company listings, including drafting and reviewing of commercial agreements, company constitutional documents and other documents.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (University of Cape Town)
  • Compliance Management Short Course (University of Cape Town)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners)
  • Certificate in Advanced Corporate Law and Securities Law (University of South Africa)
  • Certificate in Marketing Management (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)

Professional memberships

  • Admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa
  • Associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

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