Rebecca Meads is a Shareholder and Chair of the London White Collar Crime & Investigations Team, focusing on business crime and regulatory investigations. Rebecca acts for individuals and corporates in cases of complex fraud, white collar crime, bribery and corruption, and regulatory matters. She has wide-ranging experience in domestic and international investigations and prosecutions, including those brought by the Serious Fraud Office the Financial Conduct Authority, and the Crown Prosecution Service, and those brought by, or on behalf of, overseas enforcement agencies.
Rebecca acts for a range of corporates, across various sectors, conducting complex and often sensitive internal investigations; providing representation in external investigations; and giving advice on compliance issues.
Due to her multi-jurisdictional practice, Rebecca’s clients are often the subject of cross-border investigations and litigation. She has extensive experience advising in parallel proceedings and in coordinating multi-disciplinary teams of professionals.
Rebecca’s work includes acting for HNW and high-profile individuals facing extradition proceedings and providing advice on mutual legal assistance. She regularly advises on INTERPOL Red Notice matters and has an excellent success rate securing their deletion.
She has represented high-profile individuals and corporates involved in major public inquiries and inquests, including involvement in the Stockwell inquiries/ inquest, Leveson inquiry and Grenfell Tower inquiry. Her inquest work includes acting for a high-profile diplomat, as well as corporate bodies.
Rebecca is regularly invited to speak and chair panels on her areas of experience at key industry events, hosted by leading organisations across Europe.
- Complex fraud
- Inquiries and inquests
- Mutual legal assistance
- Interpol Red Notices
- Money laundering
- Internal investigations
- Bribery and corruption
- Sanctions and export controls