Alexander Davey | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Alexander Davey

Associate, London

Overview

Alexander is an associate in the White Collar team in London. He has been involved in numerous large-scale international criminal and regulatory matters and represents both individuals and companies. His experience in defending allegations at trial enables him to provide an insight into the potential later impact of decisions made at the very start of a case.

Alexander has spent time working in the US defending people on death row. His prior experience in business has also led to him gaining an intricate understanding of the inner workings of the global commodity markets.

Prior to joining White & Case in May 2016 Alexander practised as a barrister.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, Moorgate
  • BA, University of East Anglia

Languages

  • English

Experience

Advising a former trader in relation to a multi-jurisdictional investigation brought by the DOJ and SFO involving allegations of anti-competitive behaviour and fraudulent conduct.

Advising a former CEO in respect of insider dealing allegations. This involved a significant e-discovery exercise and urgent review of material to enable a response to a US DOJ investigation.

Conducting an internal investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption by board members of a commodity producing company.

Representing an individual being questioned by the SFO under section 2 powers in relation to an alleged large-scale fraud.

Assisted in the prosecution of large-scale land banking fraud by the FCA.*

Assisted an SFO prosecution team with regards to an investigation into international bribery alleged to have been committed by persons associated with a UK corporation.*

Defended of the Director of a charity against allegations of conspiracy to commit fraud. The proceedings were stopped before trial after placing pressure on the prosecution to comply with procedural obligations which they were unable to comply with.*

Conducted jury trials (both defending and prosecuting), including the prosecution of fraud allegations.*

Assisted an SFO prosecution team with complex questions related to legal professional privilege and the 'crime / fraud exception' which arose in a high profile investigation.*

* Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.