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Herbert Smith Freehills lawyer joins UK Serious Fraud Office

Herbert Smith Freehills lawyer joins UK Serious Fraud Office

September 11, 2019, GIR

Partner Robert Hunt has returned to London from Herbert Smith Freehills’ Hong Kong office to take up a two-year secondment at the UK Serious Fraud Office.

Counsel Watch

Counsel Watch

September 09, 2019, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, the Libyan Investment Authority hires Michael Cohen’s former lawyer in its attempt to recover frozen assets and Debevoise & Plimpton acts for an individual tied to the Jeffrey Epstein scandal.

Mishcon de Reya enhances London extradition practice

Mishcon de Reya enhances London extradition practice

September 09, 2019, GIR

Mishcon de Reya has recruited specialist extradition barrister Ben Brandon as the firm continues to expand its UK white-collar offering.

Phyllis Nordstrom

Phyllis Nordstrom

September 06, 2019, GIR

The senior vice president, chief risk & compliance officer at MTS Systems in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, speaks to GIR about her career progression and how the implementation of GDPR has changed her role.

Stephen Storey

Stephen Storey

September 06, 2019, GIR

The Head of group ethics and integrity in London tells GIR of the time he found himself interviewing a subject with the sound of militia machine gun fire ringing in his ears.

Amit Vidyarthi

Amit Vidyarthi

September 06, 2019, GIR

The senior counsel in Nokia's business integrity group in India tells GIR of his experiences as an in-house practitioner in the country.

Stevan Verkin

Stevan Verkin

September 06, 2019, GIR

The legal director, legal operations Americas for TechnipFMC speaks to GIR about starting his in-house career, his experience working at the company while it was under a DOJ monitorship, and how cross-border investigations affect his day-to-day role.

Basha Galvin

Basha Galvin

September 06, 2019, GIR

The head of investigations at Tullow Oil speaks to GIR about her time at the Met Police, her experience investigating an individual who had fraudulently moved millions from a client account, and why she supports Wigan Athletic football club.

Antonio Suarez-Martinez

Antonio Suarez-Martinez

September 06, 2019, GIR

The head of UK litigation at GSK tells GIR of his concerns about the debate around privilege waivers in the context of cooperation, and about the company’s approach to internal investigations.

Deborah D’Aubney

Deborah D’Aubney

September 06, 2019, GIR

The GC at Rolls-Royce in London shares her advice for external investigations professionals looking to work with the company: “Be ready to have fun, not take yourselves too seriously and not be the kind of people that I want to kill at 3am when we have to pull an all-nighter”.