Judith Seddon specialises in all areas of national and international white-collar crime, fraud, corruption and regulatory and criminal investigations and prosecutions. She has deep experience and expertise in advising corporates, financial institutions and individuals in internal investigations and when facing complex investigations and enforcement action by regulators and prosecutions, both domestically and cross-border. She has worked and is working on some of the most complex and high profile investigations and prosecutions.
Judith joined Ropes & Gray in 2018 to co-lead the London anti-corruption and international risk practice. Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Judith was a partner at a Magic Circle firm in London, where she represented major financial institutions and corporates in relation to regulatory and criminal enforcement action, and before that, at a specialist criminal law practice.
Judith is consistently ranked as a band 1 leading practitioner by Chambers and Legal 500. Who’s Who Legal 2018 named Judith ‘Business Crime Lawyer of the Year’, and listed her on a shortlist of 10 ‘Thought Leaders’.
Judith is a regular commentator and speaker at conferences and on panels on white collar and corporate crime issues. She has co-chaired two GIR Live London conferences and is co-editor of GIR’s “The Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations” in its first (2017), second (2018), and third (2019) editions.