Jonathan Peddie advises clients in the banking and financial services sector in relation to corporate investigations, regulatory enforcement, financial crime, and civil and criminal litigation.
Jonathan has substantial experience dealing with various regulatory and prosecutorial bodies and works closely with UK Government departments. He also advises on issues of governance and control spanning the legal, compliance, risk and audit worlds, designing and implementing risk management strategies and control frameworks, and developing investigative capability to enable clients to deliver thorough, cost effective and credible investigation and resolution with the emphasis on effective risk reporting and strong regulatory engagement.
Jonathan joined the Firm from Barclays Bank PLC, where he was managing director of litigation, investigations and enforcement and led the bank's financial crime legal team. As head of the litigation and investigations practice he led a large number of high profile regulatory and criminal investigations in the US, EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. The financial crime team partnered the bank's risk and compliance functions, implementing improved systems and controls in respect of money laundering, bribery and corruption and international sanctions. Jonathan has also worked with UK and US law enforcement and intelligence agencies on counter-terrorism, organised crime and other domestic and international security initiatives.