Neill Blundell Partner

Neill leads the firm’s corporate crime and investigations practice.

Neill is a specialist white collar and regulatory defence lawyer who advises both individuals and corporates on compliance, pre-investigations, investigations and prosecutions conducted by UK agencies such as the FCA, SFO, CMA, HMRC, NCA, and the CPS. He also assists in multi-jurisdictional investigations involving agencies such as the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the FIOD (Netherlands), the US Department of Justice, the US Securities & Exchange Commission and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Neill is also an expert on sanctions law and advises corporates and individuals on UK, EU and US sanctions with an emphasis on the implications of conducting business with Russian entities and individuals.

He is also an expert on building anti-fraud, AML, anti-bribery and Criminal Finance Act compliance programmes and in providing the training for clients in anti-fraud and culture awareness. He recently edited the Money Laundering and Disclosure of Suspicious Transactions chapters of Millington and Sutherland Williams on The Proceeds of Crime, a leading textbook.

Neill is a qualified solicitor-advocate.

Professional memberships

  • Fraud Lawyers Association (Committee Member)
  • Proceeds of Crime Lawyers’ Association
  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
  • European Criminal Bar Association
  • European Fraud & Compliance Lawyers
  • International Bar Association

What people are saying


"Neill Blundell has instructed me in a number of high profile cases, with clients from here and abroad. He promotes others and is a champion of diversity. One of his team, Lorna Emson recently was elected as a partner in the firm. That was a justified and well-earned promotion."

The Legal 500 2023

"Neill Blundell gave me absolute confidence that I was receiving the best possible advice throughout the process. Although I always tried to give an honest picture of the facts involved, it was to Neill’s credit that he was able to pull everything together in a coherent way."

The Legal 500 2023

"Neill Blundell is as sharp as they come, affable but hard-hitting. A pleasure to observe operate."

The Legal 500 2023

"Neill is one of the calmest and most experienced in the sector. He knows everything there is to know about handling the SFO and multinational organisations."

Chambers HNW 2022

"Neil Blundell brings a wealth of experience from early years in general crime followed by decades of white collar crime expertise. he has won some huge cases, in ensuring clients were not even prosecuted in some of the most significant investigations of the past twenty years."

The Legal 500 2023

"Neil Blundell, a genuine star, been around for years but retains a youthful enthusiasm."

The Legal 500 2023

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