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Kyle Phillips

Kyle Phillips:

Senior Associate

Kyle Phillips is a Business Crime and Regulatory solicitor representing those investigated by the Serious Fraud Office, Crown Prosecution Service, Financial Services Authority, HMRC, NCA and the ICO.

Kyle is a Senior Associate in the business crime and regulatory department. He represents individuals subject to investigation for a range of business crime related issues including bribery and corruption, fraud and money laundering. He also advises corporates in internal investigations and compliance matters including anti-money laundering and anti-bribery policies and procedures.

Kyle’s experience covers investigations brought by the Serious Fraud Office, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Financial Conduct Authority, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (US), Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, the National Crime Agency and the Information Commissioner's Office. His cases often overseas enforcement authorities and are subject to multi-jurisdictional investigations.

Kyle has been involved in the government's consultation process concerning strategies for tackling tax evasion and tax avoidance in the UK.

Memberships:

Chairman of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association

Fraud Lawyers Association

European Criminal Bar Association

Tax Investigations Practitioners Group

 

Recent work

  • Representing a defendant in the Euribor prosecution brought by the SFO
  • Represented a prominent businessman investigated by the SFO for multi-million-pound corruption
  • Working alongside US lawyers to obtain a subpoena in the US district court
  • Represented a trader as part of an FCA/DOJ investigation into market manipulation in Forex
  • Conducted an internal investigation and advised on a self-report to the FCA relating to Collective Investment Scheme
  • Instructed on behalf of the FRC in an investigation into one of the world's largest professional services firms
  • Represented individuals investigated by the CMA for breaches of UK competition laws
  • Represented individuals investigated by the ICO for breaches of UK data protection laws
  • Represented several reporters investigated as part of the phone-hacking investigations
  • Advising companies in the financial sector on corporate governance procedures including anti-money laundering and anti-bribery and corruption advice
  • Advising companies submitting Suspicious Activity Reports to the NCA

 

Random fact

In his spare time, Kyle volunteers as a chair for discriminatory disciplinary hearings for the Football Association.