Helping clients to establish the facts and respond decisively


Investigations by law enforcement and regulatory bodies into alleged wrong-doing have increased dramatically in number, severity and complexity in recent years. In today's global marketplace, it is now common to see large scale cross-border investigations involving multiple agencies and legal systems.

Our world-class investigations team spans over 25 offices around the world. We specialise in criminal, government and regulatory investigations, both internally and externally driven, in more than 40 countries across Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the US. 

We have worked on some of the largest, highest-profile and most demanding national and international investigations in recent memory. 



Combining an understanding of global and local factors, we are equally adept at handling enquires in relation to bribery and corruption, fraud, money laundering, trade and economic sanctions breaches, antitrust, securities fraud, tax evasion, environmental regulations breaches, improper accounting practices and other misconduct.

We can help you with crisis management and critical issues such as potential legal and regulatory exposure, disclosure and reporting obligations, and dealing with media and other reputational issues arising from investigations.


Recent Experience


Advising UBS in relation to civil, criminal, regulatory and employment issues arising out of unauthorised trading by Kweku Adoboli, resulting in a loss of US$2.3 billion

Balfour Beatty

Advising Balfour Beatty in connection with UK and international investigations, securing a ground breaking settlement with the UK SFO involving the first use of civil recovery powers

Investigating Sales Practice

Advising a global company on internal investigations into whether sales practices by its Chinese joint venture partner and employees of its PRC entity triggered the UK Bribery Act, US FCPA and PRC Criminal Code

A US investment bank

Advising in an investigation by the US SEC and DoJ into its operations in the PRC

A range of different financial clients

Advising financial institutions and related individuals in relation to the global multi-agency investigations into ForEx, LIBOR and EURIBOR manipulation, involving both regulatory and criminal aspects as well as concurrent enquiries and legal processes in the US and UK

A global financial institution

Advising in one of the largest and highest profile current global corruption and regulation investigations, providing advice across 8 jurisdictions and involving multiple regulators

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