Francis Bond Solicitor

Francis is a member of the firm's corporate crime and investigations team.

He advises clients on white collar defence and investigations, compliance, pre-investigations, investigations and prosecutions conducted by agencies such as the SFO, CMA, NCA and the CPS.

He has a particular interest and expertise in financial sanctions and export control issues.

He also assists in multi-jurisdictional investigations involving agencies such as the US Department of Justice, the US Securities & Exchange Commission and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Francis advises firms on their anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and Criminal Finance Act compliance programmes.

He also has experience on a range of high-profile civil fraud matters, including work on the collapse of a Central Asian bank which was one of the largest fraud cases to come before the English courts.

He is an active member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association and the Financial Services Lawyers Association. Francis writes regularly on a range of white collar, sanctions and fraud issues.

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