Clare Nida is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice.
Ms. Nida’s practice focuses on cross-border civil and criminal government investigations, internal investigations, and complex commercial litigation across a variety of industries and subject matters.
Ms. Nida has experience representing clients in connection with complex investigations relating to matters before the US and UK governments. She specializes in anti-bribery and corruption and anti-money laundering laws, as well as the UK Modern Slavery Act.
Ms. Nida is uniquely situated among her peers having spent a 13 month secondment at the UK Serious Fraud Office as a Principal Investigative lawyer in the Bribery & Corruption Division, investigating and litigating cases from the government perspective. At the SFO, Ms. Nida gained extensive knowledge of the financial and extractive industries, and led the SFO’s first successful conviction for a failure to comply with a Section 2 notice under the Criminal Justice Act 1987. Ms. Nida’s work focused on investigations into bribery, corruption, and money-laundering as well as defending judicial reviews and obtaining search warrants.
Ms. Nida maintains an active pro bono practice and serves as Global Chair of the firm’s Women Lawyers’ Group.