Jeremy is a business crime specialist advising businesses and individuals on issues involving action by criminal or regulatory enforcement agencies in the UK and internationally.
He is admitted as a solicitor in both England and Hong Kong and has over 30 years’ experience of dealing with complex and high profile cases in both jurisdictions.
Jeremy represents clients at all stages of the process from dawn raids and arrests, through to negotiating plea agreements and if necessary defending clients at trial. He also provides compliance training and advice.
In addition, he routinely assists companies who may have been the victims of crime or who may face anti-money laundering issues ensuring effective engagement with law enforcement authorities to prevent or limit difficulties or secondary liability arising elsewhere.
His practice has seen him gain significant experience of all aspects of business crime including bribery and corruption, fraud and financial crime, insider dealing, revenue offences and trading standards. Matters Jeremy is instructed upon include investigations brought by the Serious Fraud Office, Financial Conduct Authority, Police, HM Revenue & Customs, Competition and Markets Authority and the US Department of Justice.
Jeremy’s practice is noted in the leading independent legal directories and he regularly comments on business crime issues in the leading print media and live broadcast programmes. He co-authors the chapter on corruption in the Oxford University Press publication Fraud: Criminal Law and Procedure.
Instructions have included representing clients in high profile corruption and fraud investigations including: Bae, British American Tobacco, Barclays, GSK, Rolls-Royce, Sarclad and Tesco
Away from his practice, Jeremy sits as a rugby Judicial Officer for the RFU, European Professional Club Rugby and World Rugby. He also chairs UK National Anti-Doping Panel hearings. He was also a member of the arbitral panel that dealt with the Saracens salary cap breach proceedings brought by Premiership Rugby in 2019.