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Allen & Overy LLP

Corporate Investigations

Band 2Europe-wideEurope 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Strong magic circle firm Allen & Overy has broad coverage across key European jurisdictions including offices in the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands. It acts on a range of compliance and criminal proceedings relating to tax evasion, bribery and money laundering. The law firm is also involved in assisting financial institutions with investigations and advising on whistle-blowing mandates, with additional strength handling international sanctions issues.

Strengths

One client enthuses that "Allen & Overy is very knowledgeable, both from a legal content point of view, but also in practical ways: what to expect when and how to act," and appreciates that the firm is "also able to combine the criminal defence angle with the corporate law angle."

Notable practitioners

Calum Burnett and Eve Giles in London, and Denis Chemla in Paris are key points of contact.

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