Anneka Randhawa

Partner, London

Biography

Overview

Anneka Randhawa is a partner in our White Collar practice and co-heads the London White Collar team.

Anneka advises clients on financial crime issues, with a focus on matters involving bribery and corruption, fraud, tax evasion and money laundering.

She often conducts and advises clients on investigations (both inside the UK and cross-border), and advises on compliance and corporate governance issues. She also advises on  financial crime-related policies procedures and frameworks, particularly in relation to  bribery, corruption and money-laundering and related matters. 

She advises both corporates and individuals on investigations and/or prosecutions by UK authorities including the Serious Fraud Office, the National Crime Agency, HM Revenue and Customers, the Financial Conduct Authority and the police. She has acted on raids undertaken by various authorities and regulators.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LPC
The College of Law Moorgate
LLB
University College London
Languages
English

Experience

Assisting a global energy services company in an internal investigation of whistleblower allegations of corruption in the Far East.

Advising a mining company on the legality of payments being demanded by government officials and departments in various parts of the world.

Representing a multinational company on potential bribery and corruption offences in connection with facilitation payments overseas.

Advising multinational companies on compliance programmes, with a particular focus on anti bribery and corruption.

Advising on bribery and corruption issues in relation to corporate due diligence on acquisitions. Representing a senior bank executive in relation to an SFO investigation into allegations of fraud and non-disclosure.

Representing a number of bank traders in connection with a worldwide investigation into the manipulation of foreign exchange benchmarks.

Defending an individual being retried for cheating the revenue.

Defending an individual charged with money laundering and carrying on a regulated activity without authorisation.

Representing a fund manager in an insider trading investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority.