Erika O'Leary

Director of Investigations

Erika is a dual qualified solicitor, qualified to practice both in England and Wales and the Republic of Ireland. As Director of Investigations Erika manages a range of investigations specialising in those that underpin litigation, internal or regulatory investigations, asset tracing and due diligence assignments.  Erika has assisted international and national sports organisations, private clients, law firms and corporates in forensically obtaining intelligence and evidence to support claims and build a book of evidence to underpin their cases. Her notable work includes a complex cybercrime investigation leading to a private prosecution; fraud investigations and asset tracing work into a global sports organisation leading to law enforcement indictments; high profile disciplinary, doping and match manipulation investigations at international and national sports organisations leading to hearings before the Court of Arbitration for Sport; and internal inquiries into sexual harassment and bullying at a high-profile corporation.

Having worked as a commercial litigation solicitor in private practice and before transitioning to private intelligence, Erika worked as sports lawyer in London and Switzerland. Erika holds an honours Commerce degree from University College Dublin, a postgraduate diploma in Law and is a qualified mediator. Alongside Crystal Vantage Erika is a former international equestrian athlete and a part-time actor.