Fred Kelly | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Fred Kelly
Fred Kelly

Fred Kelly

Associate, London

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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.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • GDL & LPC, University of Law
  • BA (Classics), Cambridge University, Girton College


  • English


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