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WilmerHale

Financial Crime: Individuals

2 ranked lawyersBand 2London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-regarded financial crime practice with an impressive record of acting on high-stakes SFO investigations. Acts on the full range of matters in this area, fielding experience in fraud, bribery, corruption and insider dealing. Enviable client base includes energy and engineering companies. Noted expertise in international investigations, with particular strength in matters concerning the USA.

Strengths

One interviewee states: "You get a balance of commercial awareness and unparalleled experience of high-profile criminal work."

Notable practitioners

Alison Geary regularly advises clients on bribery, corruption and fraud allegations, including those at the centre of cross-border SFO investigations.

Stephen Pollard is a leading financial crime practitioner who is often called upon to represent senior executives in SFO investigations into alleged fraud, bribery and corruption.
"He is in a league of his own. He has excellent energy and is very bright and intelligent." "He combines immense experience, very good client relations and good judgement, and is calm under pressure."

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Financial Crime: Individuals Department

WilmerHale

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Department location

49 Park Lane

London

Greater London

UK

W1K 1PS

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Financial Crime: Individuals


Alison Geary
Band 4
Stephen Pollard
Star Individuals