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.

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

They are very knowledgeable and have valuable experience when it comes to investigations relating to compliance issues.

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

A very sophisticated investigation[s] practice.

Lord Goldsmith QC and Karolos Seeger are ranked as leading individuals and Jane Shvets ranked as an Up and Coming lawyer.

Chambers UK, 2020-2021

Ranked as a leading firm for Corporate Investigations – Europe-Wide.

An excellent firm. An extremely professional, full-service, one-stop shop for all complex matters.

Debevoise is a class act from start to finish. They are available for their clients at all times and the speed of response is phenomenal.

Chambers Europe, 2018-2019

Ranked in the top band for both Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption - Global-wide and Dispute Resolution Global-wide by Chambers Global (2020).

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

“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 is named to the Hall of Fame. Karolos Seeger and Jane Shvets are ranked as leading individuals.

—The Legal 500 UK, 2021

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

Thomas Schürrle and Friedrich Popp are recommended.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

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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