David has extensive experience of advising both firms and individuals in the context of regulatory and white-collar investigations. He has particular experience of matters involving retail and wholesale market misconduct, bribery and corruption, fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion offences.
He has also advised in relation to investigations by foreign enforcement authorities, including the US Department of Justice and the EU Commission. David has particular experience of matters involving retail and wholesale market misconduct, bribery and corruption, fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion offences.
Recent matters on which David has acted include: advising a global bank on its anti-money laundering systems and controls; representing an international engineering company in the context of a sanctions debarment process; representing an individual before the Upper Tribunal in relation to an FCA enforcement action for LIBOR manipulation; advising a senior manager in relation to an FCA investigation into alleged failures in compliance systems and controls in a global bank's foreign exchange (FX) business; securing the discontinuation of a four-year investigation by HMRC into allegations of VAT fraud and attempts to pervert the course of justice; and advising an international corporate in the context of a retail mis-selling compensation scheme involving two million customers.
Recommended in Legal 500's Financial Services category for 2019, David is a member of the International Bar Association's Anti-Corruption Committee, having also previously served as Editor of the Committee's Newsletter.
Naomi specialises in providing risk management and dispute resolution advice to clients across the construction and engineering industries.
Ian prevents and resolves disputes involving a property element , providing commercially-appropriate and pragmatic solutions through advice, negotiation and various forms of alternative dispute resolution. Where litigation is necessary, Ian acts for clients at all levels of Courts and Tribunals, including the UK Supreme Court.
Ian is an investment funds expert. He advises fund managers on the structuring and establishing of investment funds in a range of sectors with a particular focus on private equity, real estate, debt and infrastructure. Ian also has a substantial practice advising institutional investors on their strategic and cornerstone investments into funds across a spread of asset classes.