Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Kyle Wombolt is the global head of Herbert Smith Freehills’ corporate crime and investigations practice. He has been described by clients as ‘one of the cornerstones of investigations work in Asia’ and ‘an exceptional lawyer’. Based in Hong Kong, Kyle has 20 years’ experience in Asia and has led investigations and compliance projects in more than 40 countries worldwide. He focuses on multi-jurisdictional anti-corruption, regulatory, fraud and accounting investigations, as well as trade and sanctions issues involving multinational and major regional corporates. He has extensive experience in dealing with a broad group of government agencies and regulators in key jurisdictions in Asia, Europe, Australia and the United States.
Kyle also has a diverse range of experience in implementing anti-corruption compliance programmes for a broad range of clients, including investment banks and other financial institutions and multinational companies. He regularly advises clients on corruption risks associated with a wide range of transactions, including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures.
Kyle is admitted to practise in Hong Kong, California and New York, and is a registered foreign lawyer in England and Wales.