Ceri Chave is an English-qualified associate in the Litigation Department. She is a member of the firm’s White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group and has acted on several investigations by the UK and U.S. authorities into suspected corporate corruption. Ms. Chave is also a member of the firm’s International Dispute Resolution Group as well as the firm’s Data Strategy & Security practice. Her practice focuses on white collar defense and internal investigations, where she has advised on a number of high profile investigations from a number of regulatory authorities, as well as compliance assessments and data privacy matters. She is currently on secondment with a Firm client.

Ms. Chave is the co-author of “Draft GDPR Transparency Guidelines Issues: What Does Your Privacy Policy Need To Contain?” Pratt’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report (June, 2018); “Draft GDPR Transparency Guidelines Issued: What Does Your Privacy Policy Need to Contain?,” Compliance & Enforcement (January, 2018); “UK Criminal Finances Act 2017,” New York University School of Law Compliance & Enforcement Blog (May, 2017); “The Year 2016 in Anti-Corruption Enforcement: Record-Breaking Activity and Many Open Questions,” FCPA Update, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Vol. 8, No. 8 (January, 2017) and “UK Proposes New Legislation Targeting Proceeds of Crime,” FCPA Update, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Vol. 8, No. 5 (December, 2016).

Ms. Chave joined Debevoise as a trainee solicitor in September 2010. She graduated from Durham University in 2009 with an LL.B. (Hons) in Law. Between 2009 and 2010, Ms. Chave attended the College of Law in London, where she completed her LPC with distinction. She was admitted as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales in 2012.


  • College of Law, London, 2010, L.P.C.
  • Durham University, 2009, LL.B.

Bar Admissions

  • Solicitor, England & Wales