“Very diligent and never missed a detail…calm and composed even when under pressure”.
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.
Anneka is a frequent speaker and commentator on bribery and corruption issues and has been quoted in the Times, amongst other publications. Anneka co-authored the UK chapter in Lexology GTDT: Anti-Corruption Legislation 2021. She was also named in Global Investigation Review's top 100 Women in Investigations 2021.
Conducting a cross-border and wide-ranging investigation into fraudulent behaviour at a multinational conglomerate, and advising on related engagement with enforcement agencies.
Representing a multinational company on potential bribery and corruption offences in connection with facilitation payments overseas.
Advising an SPV regarding an internal investigation into allegations of fraud and corruption in relation to an LNG to power project.
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.
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.