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Stephenson Harwood LLP

Tony Woodcock

London, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory , Financial Crime: Corporates , Financial Crime: Individuals
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Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory - UK-wide

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Tony Woodcock is well regarded for his representation of senior banking executives in high-profile enforcement actions.
"Tony is one of the best regulatory lawyers. He understands the scene very well and has a real sense of what can be achieved in a case.""He's very collaborative and very insightful."
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Financial Crime: Corporates - London (Firms)

Band 2

Tony Woodcock advises clients on money laundering, bribery and corruption risks, as well as offering representation in investigations brought by the SFO and NCA.
"He is very experienced and strong."
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Financial Crime: Individuals - London (Firms)

Band 2

Tony Woodcock acts for senior executives and employees on cross-border investigations and prosecutions involving allegations of rate manipulation, corruption and false accounting. He has further strength advising clients on regulatory obligations.
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Tony is acknowledged as a leading individual in regulatory litigation, specialising in financial services and corporate crime. He has advised clients in the highest profile regulatory cases since the 1990s. Having started professional life as a prosecutor, Tony has a unique insight into how the authorities in the UK and overseas think.

Tony heads the firm's regulatory litigation practice and has advised institutions and individuals on national and international regulatory and criminal issues for over twenty years, earning him accolades such as "a premier league practitioner", "counsel of choice" and "an exceptional talent".

Tony's wide ranging experience in the sector has included representing those under investigation by or giving assistance to the regulatory and prosecuting authorities, including the FCA, the PRA, the SFO and the CMA in the UK; the Department of Justice, the CFTC and the SEC in the US; and in many other jurisdictions, primarily Hong Kong, Dubai, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.

Areas of expertise include banking and markets regulation, senior management obligations, corporate and directors' criminal liability, anti-money laundering and corruption, insider dealing, market abuse, systems audits, extradition and conducting and advising on corporate internal investigations.

Tony sits part time as a judge in criminal cases.

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Tony Woodcock

Stephenson Harwood LLP

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