Peters & Peters

Andrew Wallis


Of Counsel

Andrew primarily advises companies from a variety of sectors on criminal, regulatory and compliance risk. He has acted in many of the highest profile fraud, corruption and financial scandals of the last decade. Andrew advises corporates on crisis management, including crises involving business human rights and ethics.

Andrew has advised some of the world’s most prominent corporations and individuals to help manage criminal, regulatory, compliance and ethical issues, investigations and proceedings.

 

Andrew has defended criminal and regulatory investigations and trials brought by the SFO, FCA, CPS, HMRC, Takeover Panel and other bodies, often with the involvement of foreign bodies such as the DOJ and SEC.

 

Accredited by the City of London Police as a Counter-Fraud Specialist, he has also acted in diverse large-scale corporate internal investigations, ranging from multi-million pound financial services mis-selling to international corruption/fraud and gross negligence manslaughter.

 

Andrew has extensive experience of representing financial services businesses and professionals in FCA criminal and regulatory matters and was seconded to the FSA (predecessor to the FCA).

 

Andrew provides anti-bribery and anti-money laundering compliance/remediation advice and training to corporate clients and has given training and presentations to senior executives, boards, compliance and in-house legal teams in a range of industries, across a range of topics. He has assisted companies with the resolution of high volumes of serious complaints on a number of occasions.

 

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)20 7822 7781
Case Examples

Advising central parties in a global multi-billion dollar fraud/market abuse investigation involving numerous global regulators and prosecutors

Appointed as a bribery and accounting fraud ombudsman for a multi-national company

Acting for a global company in connection to a public inquiry and criminal investigation

Successfully defending an SFO fraud prosecution of an executive of a FTSE100 company

Leading a global bank's compliance / regulatory remediation of $1 billion money-laundering issues

Fraud Lawyers Association
Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association