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Will White

Legal Director

Will White's practice covers all areas of financial crime for both UK and international clients, with a particular focus on anti-bribery and corruption and anti-money laundering issues. His clients include companies in the financial services, media, sport and retail sectors.

Will is a member of the firm's corporate crime and investigations team.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • Acting on the global regulatory investigation into the manipulation of LIBOR for a FTSE 100 client, involving multiple agencies (including the FCA, SFO, CFTC and DOJ) across multiple jurisdictions
  • Acting on an internal investigation into the potential manipulation of foreign exchange markets for a large financial services client
  • Running an investigation for an international events and hospitality client (instigated by the Metropolitan Police) into potential fraudulent activity relating to the sale of FIFA World Cup 2014 match tickets, including offences under both the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Bribery Act 2010
  • Conducting an internal investigation and advising a client as to whether it needed to make either a Principle 11 notification under the FCA's Principles for Businesses or a Suspicious Activity Report to the National Crime Agency, in light of certain transactions that involved counterparties domiciled in jurisdictions deemed to be "high risk" from a financial crime perspective
  • Acting for a Fortune 500 retailer in connection with three separate internal investigations into financial irregularities associated with supplier funding
  • Conducting an internal investigation for an international securities firm listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, into its alleged failure to install sufficiently robust compliance systems and the resulting fraudulent use of company credit cards
  • English
  • BPP Law School, GDL and LPC, 2008
  • University of Edinburgh, M.A. Hons, 2006

Prior Experience

  • 2010 - 2015: Solicitor, London based international law firm
  • 2015 - 2016: Senior Solicitor, London based international law firm

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Fraud Lawyers Association