Barry Vitou heads the firm's tier 1 ranked global corporate crime team and leads the broader Regulatory, Investigations and Administrative law group. Described as “A font of knowledge when it comes to the UK Bribery Act”, Barry is a regular speaker on corruption, money laundering and the UK Bribery Act on TV & radio. He writes the leading resource for the UK Bribery Act - www.thebriberyact.com. Barry advises corporates and individuals complying with or defending investigation and prosecution by law enforcement agencies under criminal law as prosecutors increasingly place corporates, business owners and executives in the cross hairs. Barry is recommended in the Legal 500, Chambers and Who’s Who Legal? directories for white collar and corporate crime.
Barry is noted as a leading practitioner in both the Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 legal directories. "He has a great ability to speak to clients as he understands business. He is also great at engaging with clients to ensure the client makes no mistakes, and gets the best result possible in the circumstances. “Chambers and Partners 2017. Pinsent Masons’ Corporate Crime team is ‘emerging as a leader in the fields of corporate criminal defence and anti-corruption compliance’. Legal 500 2016.