Debevoise Named 2015 Corporate Crime Firm of the Year by The Legal 500 UK

5 October 2015

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has been named “Firm of the Year” by The Legal 500 UK for corporate crime (including fraud, bribery and corruption).

The award scheme, now in its second year, is based on months of research involving thousands of interviews. It is seen as one of the most thorough in the market, and recognizes the most capable, expert firms operating at the top of their game across a number of different areas.

Debevoise’s team in London advising on corporate crime matters is part of the firm’s White Collar and Regulatory Defense Group. It advises on high-profile government investigations and criminal or regulatory enforcement actions, conducts internal investigations, leads white collar criminal defense representations of individuals, and provides compliance advice, including reviews and M&A due diligence, in particular in the areas of ABC, AML and international sanctions. The team has experience of all aspects of international corporate crime engagements and is made up of multi-lingual lawyers with diverse backgrounds, including U.S. qualified lawyers as well as practitioners from the criminal bar, government, and in-house.

For 27 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. The firm’s commercially savvy lawyers regularly lead strategic transactions and complex disputes for world-class clients.