Neill Blundell Head of corporate crime and investigations
Neill is head of the firm’s corporate crime and investigations practice.
He is a specialist white collar defence and criminal investigations lawyer who advises both individuals and corporates on compliance, pre-investigations, investigations and prosecutions conducted by agencies such as the SFO, FCA, CMA, HMRC, NCA, Civil Aviation Authority and the CPS. He also assists in multi-jurisdictional investigations involving agencies such as the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the FIOD (Netherlands), the US Department of Justice, the US Securities & Exchange Commission and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Neill has significant experience of acting for clients (both corporates and individuals) facing criminal investigations and prosecutions. He has been involved in some of the highest profile bribery investigations into BAE, Rolls-Royce and Airbus, as well as benchmark rigging (LIBOR) and the investigation into Barclays regarding the 2008 fund raising.
He is also an expert on building anti-fraud, anti-bribery and Criminal Finance Act compliance programmes and in providing the training for clients in anti-fraud and culture awareness.
Neill is a qualified solicitor-advocate.
- Fraud Lawyers Association (Committee Member)
- Proceeds of Crime Lawyers’ Association
- Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
- European Criminal Bar Association
- European Fraud & Compliance Lawyers
- International Bar Association