Marie Kingston is senior legal counsel in the Responsible Business team at DLA Piper. She has many years’ experience in syndicated lending, anti-corruption, transparency and accountability, children’s rights, safeguarding, and environmental protection.

Marie has primarily worked with clients in the following sectors: banking and finance, transportation, aviation and logistics, government and civil society. She also has considerable experience building successful partnerships between sectors. Through her international work, Marie has developed extensive networks and working relationships with Embassies and diplomatic missions.

She has designed projects to assist clients to tackle corrupt practices and help governments to strengthen legal capacity to investigate and prosecute complex economic crimes. Marie is uniquely placed to support clients to manage risks associated with acquisitions, investments, and business operations in high risk geographies and has significant experience working in Eastern Europe and Africa.