Fred Kelly is an associate in the White Collar team in London. He advises both companies and individuals in relation to regulatory and enforcement matters. He has advised on a number of government, regulatory and internal investigations, particularly in relation to matters involving bribery and corruption, fraud and cartel offences.
Fred joined White & Case in October 2015 from a leading law firm, where he trained before qualifying as an associate in the White Collar Crime & Securities Litigation team.
Fred was recently part of a team that assisted JUSTICE, an all-party law reform and human rights organisation, in the preparation of a report recommending a review of the use of docks in criminal trials in England and Wales.
Fred has also been involved in a number of other pro bono matters, including representing three individuals appealing to the Privy Council regarding their convictions for murder in Jamaica.
Working as part of the UK team advising a senior bank trader in connection with the worldwide investigation into the manipulation of foreign exchange benchmarks.*
Representing a multinational logistics company in relation to a Serious Fraud Office investigation into potential bribery and corruption offences in connection with facilitation payments overseas.*
Representing a senior employee of a multinational retail company in relation to a Serious Fraud Office investigation into an alleged accounting fraud.*
Advising a multinational company in relation to an investigation carried out by the Competition and Markets Authority.*
Representing a senior bank employee in connection with the LIBOR investigation.*
Representing a trader in relation to a bank’s internal investigation into foreign exchange options trading.*
Working as part of a team on a multi-jurisdictional internal investigation regarding fraud and corruption at a Middle Eastern investment firm including apparent conspiracies with local partners in a number of emerging markets.*
* Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case