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.

The team is very professional, has deep knowledge and knows how to handle complex issues.

A Premier League firm at the top of its game.

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

Debevoise are awesome. They’re at the top of their game and they have a truly international practice.

Lord Goldsmith QC, Karolos Seeger and Jane Shvets are ranked as leading individuals.

Chambers UK, 2020-2022

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.

“A great cocktail of excellence mixed with pragmatism.”

“A firm which everyone would like to work with.”

“The “go-to” firm on corporate crime.”

“Fantastic team of professionals with deep experience on major matters.”

“A dedicated team of exceptionally well-trained individuals, with a truly global experience base.”

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

—The Legal 500 UK, 2021-2022

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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