Alison Geary

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
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Alison Geary is a partner in the white-collar crime and investigations group at Mischon. Her practice focuses on corporate crime involving fraud, bribery, corruption, market abuse, cartels and money laundering. She acts in UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), UK Financial Conduct Authority and World Bank investigations. She has extensive experience in advising UK companies and individuals subject to investigation by international authorities, including the US Department of Justice, the US Securities Exchange Commission, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in the United States, the European Commission, the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland and the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) in Brazil.

Alison is recognized in The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal: Investigations and Chambers and Partners, where she is described as ‘extremely capable, very well researched and very commercial with her advice’.

Alison acts for both individuals and corporations. She assists organisations in achieving negotiated settlements with the authorities and has also represented individuals in many high-profile investigations. She has previously acted for high-profile individuals in the SFO’s investigations into foreign exchange benchmark manipulation, LIBOR manipulation, corruption in the mining industry and in the aviation sector, as well as the investigation by the Metropolitan Police into phone hacking. Alison has extensive experience in conducting internal investigations, often spanning many jurisdictions. She also advises corporations being investigated by the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency and other multilateral development banks.

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