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Provided by Simon Airey

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Simon Airey focuses his practice on global, cross-border and internal investigations, financial and regulatory crime, bribery and corruption, money laundering, tax and fraud inquiries, data breaches, dawn raids and corporate compliance issues.

He has conducted a wide range of investigations and corporate defence assignments in different sectors, including construction, defence, financial services, gambling, oil and gas, logistics, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications. Simon represents both companies and individuals in criminal and regulatory proceedings and in associated litigation.

Simon advises a large number of multinational groups on their global compliance programs and assists clients with corporate risk assessments and pre- and post- M&A due diligence. He conducts tailored training for boards and senior management and has lectured around the world on a range of topics including the UK Bribery Act and the UK Criminal Finances Act. He advises a number of organisations on the corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion and served on the UK Law Society committee which devised related guidance for the legal profession.

View more on Simon's profile on our website: https://www.mwe.com/people/simon-airey/

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EDUCATION

University of Sheffield, Bachelor of Laws – LLB (Hons)

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Financial Crime: Corporates - London (Firms)
4
Band 4

Simon Airey advises on a broad range of financial crime matters including sensitive cross-border investigations. He also provides compliance advice on anti-money laundering and anti-bribery issues.
"He is very good with clients and has excellent communication skills." "He is incredibly knowledgeable, attentive and quick to respond."

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