Peters & Peters

Eamon McCarthy-Keen


Eamon is a member of the firm’s Business Crime team, with experience of advising and acting for corporates and individuals facing UK enforcement action by various agencies, with a focus on domestic and cross-border corporate investigations and business crime matters.

Eamon has experience of advising clients on white-collar and general crime matters, including extradition, bribery and corruption, money laundering, fraud, export controls, sanctions, corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences. He has been involved in large corporate internal investigations and acted for individuals and corporates facing enforcement and regulatory action by various agencies such as the Serious Fraud Office, HM Revenue & Customs, Crown Prosecution Service, Financial Conduct Authority, National Crime Agency, and UK police forces. He has also represented clients in relation to INTERPOL.


Prior to joining Peters & Peters, Eamon worked at the SFO as an investigative lawyer and was involved in multi-agency cross-border bribery and corruption and money laundering investigations. He assisted and advised  teams on complex investigations, searches ('dawn raids'), section 2 interviews, and was responsible for liaising with overseas prosecutors and providing international mutual legal assistance.


He trained at a leading City law firm, and his experience includes acting for a number of individuals in relation to LIBOR and FX manipulation, and bribery and corruption investigations. Prior to this, he was a political and security analyst, specialising in the Middle East and North Africa region.


He speaks fluent French and conversational Arabic and Spanish. He is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association and AIJA.


Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)20 7822 7733
Case Examples

Acting for Post Office Limited in relation to a large number of historical convictions subject to appeal (Hamilton & Ors v Post Office).

Acting for a global maritime and engineering company in an investigation into suspected export controls and Russian sanctions offences.

Acting for a major multinational company involved in a very serious disaster involving extensive loss of life.

Acting for a high net worth individual facing extradition, asset freezes and Russian and Latvian criminal proceedings involving allegations of embezzlement, conspiracy and money laundering.

Young Fraud Lawyers Association; AIJA