Glyn Powell is an experienced white collar crime lawyer who focuses on advising corporate clients on complex, multijurisdictional investigations into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering, and tax evasion. He has advised in relation to criminal investigations conducted by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), HMRC, the Metropolitan Police, and on regulatory investigations conducted by the FCA and PMCPA. He has particular experience in dealing with multijurisdictional investigations and has represented clients facing parallel investigations by domestic law enforcement agencies and the DOJ and SEC.
Glyn's recent experience includes advising a financial institution in relation to a multinational corruption investigation. He is experienced at dealing with issues of self-reporting and advised in relation to the U.K.'s first Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA). He has acted for clients in a number of the most high-profile white collar crime investigations including, Rolls Royce, Tesco, and the News International enquiry. He has recent experience in handling sensitive whistleblower disclosures.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Glyn headed the Fraud Business Unit of the SFO. He also has served as team leader at the Inland Revenue Solicitor's Office where he dealt with cases of complex tax fraud and as team leader of the CPS Central Confiscation Branch.
Glyn has been quoted by numerous publications including The Times, The Telegraph, and the Financial Times. He was a recipient of the Legal Business "2016 Dispute Resolution Team of the Year Award." In the same year he was named a Legal Week "Rising Star."
France Takes Next Step in Anticorruption Enforcement: First "French DPAs" and What Companies Should Know
French Anti-Corruption Agency Publishes Information Expected from Companies During Agency Inspections
A New Era in French Anticorruption Enforcement: What Companies Should Know About the Newly Enacted Sapin II Law
- Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Vocational Course 1993); Thames Valley University (LL.B. 1992); Sheffield University (B.A. Hons. in Politics 1986, 2:1)
- Called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
- Served with the U.K. Serious Fraud Office (December 2004-January 2012), including as head of the Fraud Business Area
Legal Business Awards 2016 — Dispute Resolution Team of the Year
The American Lawyer Transatlantic Legal Awards 2016 — Transatlantic Innovators
Global Investigations Review Awards 2016 — Most important development in investigations