Adam Vause has 20+ years’ experience advising multinational clients on complex commercial disputes and compliance matters, with a focus on the Middle East and Africa. As Co-Chair of our Global Compliance and Investigations Group he regularly counsels clients on cross-border issues involving multiple jurisdictions.

Adam has helped countless listed and household-name companies and financial institutions resolve issues related to risk, fraud and regulatory matters, often in developing markets, and is recognised as a top ranked lawyer by the leading legal directories.

Adam also has experience as a government regulator, having worked at the UK Serious Fraud Office as an investigative lawyer and prosecutor.

He has significant experience advising in relation to regulatory/criminal investigations and anti-corruption/business ethics (FCPA, UK Bribery Act and Middle East legislation) in connection with companies’ compliance policies and procedures and disputes arising from joint ventures, distribution agreements and a wide range of corporate and banking transactions.