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), His Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the Metropolitan Police, and on regulatory investigations conducted by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority (PMCPA). He has particular experience in dealing with multijurisdictional investigations and has represented clients facing parallel investigations by domestic law enforcement agencies and the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (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 United Kingdom'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 experience handling sensitive whistleblower disclosures as well.
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 Crown Prosecution Service (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."
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- 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