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Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals

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Peters & Peters Solicitors is known to have "a great bench, tactical thinkers, and high-quality teams across the board," according to a source, who adds: "High net worth individuals can trust them to get it right."

The team typically acts for high net worth individuals on high-profile investigations. "They are simply brilliant," says a source, who commends the team for the "depth of understanding, practical experience, and the network of contacts" it has.

Notable practitioners

Michael O'Kane is highly experienced in handling cases related to sanctions, extradition and FCA investigations. "Michael and his team were highly attentive and gave clear, consistent and good advice in a highly difficult and sensitive situation," says a source, who adds: "During the whole process, I did not observe any weaknesses. On the contrary I was impressed by Michael's ability to react quickly and soundly to changing circumstances."

Neil Swift acts for high net worth individuals on domestic and international matters in the financial crime world. He is highly regarded by market sources; one interviewee asserts that "Neil is our go-to guy for white-collar crime. In our opinion he is best in class."

Nick Vamos regularly acts for high net worth clients on domestic and international financial crime investigations. He is noted for his work on high-value and high-profile matters.

Rachel Cook acts for high-profile and affluent clients on financial crime matters, including white-collar crime investigations.

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Overview

Throughout our long history, we have acted for a range of high net worth (HNW) and high-profile individuals in numerous fraud and criminal investigations. The majority of our clients are international despite the firm operating out of one London office. Our lawyers are well equipped and experienced to deal with all manner of cases for HNW individuals, with a number of them having previously worked at major government institutions. Our main areas of specialism include anti-money laundering, bribery and corruption, commercial litigation, competition litigation, corporate investigations, criminal antitrust (cartels), economic sanctions, extradition and mutual legal assistance, financial regulation, fraud, insider dealing, private prosecutions and trust litigation.

Our Senior Partner Michael O’Kane was previously a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), where he was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist, state-security and special interest criminal matters, including the Stansted Airport Afghan airline hijacking and the prosecution of Paul Burrell (Princess Diana’s butler).

Nick Vamos, our Head of Business Crime, was the former Head of Special Crime and Head of Extradition, Head of the UK Central Authority for Mutual Legal Assistance and liaison prosecutor in Washington DC. He has unique expertise and insight into complex international, high-profile and sensitive matters.

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Clients

Richard Boath

Simon Marshall

Industries

Financial Services

Global C-Suite

Global Financial Investors

Private Wealth

Rulers and Government

Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals

Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP

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15 Fetter Lane

London

Greater London

UK

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Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals


Michael O'Kane
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Rachel Cook
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