Partner - Disputes, Investigations
Simmons & Simmons LLP
Stephen Gentle, Partner, Simmons & Simmons is head of the firm’s Crime, Fraud & Investigations group. He specialises in assisting corporate and individual clients in complex fraud and financial regulatory matters, frequently with multi-jurisdictional aspects. He has particular expertise in advising in anti-bribery and anti-money laundering compliance, investigations and proceedings and Financial Conduct Authority matters. He has expertise in Competition and Markets Authority cartel investigations. Alongside his fraud practice he has extensive experience in advising members of government and law enforcement agencies in sensitive enquiries where independent expertise in criminal law is required. Stephen also has expertise in the criminal aspects of the restraint and recovery of the proceeds of crime both in its domestic and cross border aspects.