Zeena Saleh

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Zeena is an associate in White & Case's Dispute Resolution group based in London. She acts for financial institutions, other corporates and individuals in respect of regulatory enquiries, internal investigations and enforcement proceedings involving regulators including the Financial Conduct Authority and the Serious Fraud Office.

Zeena joined White & Case in 2018 from the Regulatory and Investigations practice at another leading law firm where she spent time on secondment to the Forensic Investigations function of a retail bank. Prior to that, Zeena held the role of Litigation and Regulatory Counsel at a FTSE 100 financial institution.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor of England and Wales
Education
LLB
College of Law
LPC
College of Law
Graduate Diploma in Law
College of Law
BA Joint Honors Anthropology and American Studies
University of Birmingham
Languages
English

Experience

Advising a leading investment management business and a senior portfolio manager in relation to a market abuse / insider dealing investigation. *

Conducting an accountability review for a major financial institution in relation to a significant failure of systems and controls.*

Successfully representing a senior inter-dealer broker on an FCA investigation into alleged failure of oversight in relation to LIBOR issues.*

Advising a FTSE 100 company in respect of an internal investigation following whistleblower allegations of fraud.

Representing a FTSE 100 company in respect of an FCA investigation into the timing of a market announcement.*

Advising a Regulated Investment Exchange in relation to a number of investigations and enforcement proceedings.*

Conducting an internal investigation for a pharmaceuticals company in respect of whistleblower allegations of fraud.

Represented several individuals in responding to SFO requests for information and interview.*

Acting for an individual on an FCA prosecution for insider dealing. *

Advising financial institutions and other corporates in respect of their anti-money laundering and compliance processes.

* Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.