Debevoise has one of the leading European White Collar & Regulatory Defense practices, advising on government investigations and enforcement actions, conducting internal investigations, leading white collar criminal defense representations of individuals, and providing compliance advice (including reviews and due diligence).
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The European team are regular contributors to the firm’s FCPA Update publication, adding a European perspective to international bribery and corruption topics.
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Ranked as a leading firm for Corporate Investigations – Europe-Wide.
[A]n excellent firm. An extremely professional, full-service, one-stop shop for all complex matters.
—Chambers Europe, 2019
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
Ranked as a Band 1 firm for Financial Crime: Corporates by Chambers UK (2021).
“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.”
Clients describe the team as “best in class.”
“A very sophisticated investigation[s] practice.
Lord Goldsmith QC and Karolos Seeger are ranked as leading individuals.
—Chambers UK, 2020-2021
“Nothing to improve; they are stellar.”
—Benchmark Litigation Europe, 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.”
“The team is clear, insightful, respected by the authorities and very clever.”
“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 for White Collar Crime in France by The Legal 500 EMEA
Lots of practical experience in compliance - you can really tell that the team has worked with international businesses extensively before.