Internal Investigations in Europe

The long history of Debevoise’s internal investigations team in Europe makes it one of the continent’s most formidable teams in this area. It regularly represents boards of directors, board committees and corporations in conducting internal investigations into alleged corporate wrongdoing, and in responding to the results of such investigations.

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Ranked as a Band 1 firm for Financial Crime.

Boasts a superb international footprint and ensures an ability to assist easily on complex cross-border matters.

They are strong experts in their field, with the practicality and client-focus that made a difficult investigation a success.

Karolos Seeger and Jane Shvets are ranked as leading individuals.

Chambers UK, 2023

Ranked in the top band for Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption - Global-wide and ranked as a leading firm for Dispute Resolution Global-wide by Chambers Global (2022).

Ranked as a top tier firm in the UK for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime.

“Incredibly strong team that brings together expertise across multiple offices to provide a seamless and joined-up end client experience.”

“Debevoise is certainly the law firm which has the deepest understanding of different jurisdictions. They are very committed to the case and to the client.”

“The competence level, the effective and smooth operation, the non-negotiable client-focus and the sheer quality of the team was very impressive.”

Lord Goldsmith KC and Karolos Seeger are named to the Hall of Fame. Jane Shvets is ranked as a leading individual.

—The Legal 500 UK, 2023

Ranked as a leading firm in Germany for Compliance & Internal Investigations.

Thomas Schürrle and Friedrich Popp are recommended.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

Recent Matter

Debevoise represents Léo Apotheker, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard Company, in securities class actions, derivative litigation and regulatory inquiries arising from HP’s acquisition of Autonomy.

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