Fred Kelly

Associate, London



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
University of Law
BA (Classics)
Cambridge University

Girton College



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