Pamela Reddy advises on a full spectrum of high-stakes white collar defense matters and investigations with a UK nexus.

Leveraging more than 25 years’ experience, Ms. Reddy represents global companies and their senior executives across the entire lifecycle of an investigation, from the initial internal investigation and potential self-reporting, to interviews under caution, through defending clients in jury trials. She regularly helps clients navigate:

  • Politically sensitive and often-multijurisdictional investigations brought by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC), US Department of Justice (DOJ), and Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) into allegations of UK and cross-border fraud, bribery and corruption, market abuse, and money laundering
  • High-profile public inquiries 
  • Internal investigations, including allegations of abuse at well-known sports clubs
  • Sexual misconduct allegations related to the #MeToo movement

A recognized leader among the UK’s white collar bar, Ms. Reddy is a member of the City of London Law Society’s Corporate Crime and Corruption Committee, as well as a founding member of Women in Criminal Law, an organization designed to connect and promote professional women across the criminal justice sector. She is also a former officer of the International Bar Association’s Business Crime Committee.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Reddy was a partner at another global law firm. Before that, she led a team at a boutique criminal law firm.

Ms. Reddy’s experience includes representing:

Government Enforcement and Investigations

  • A prominent consortium of companies in relation to a wide-ranging multijurisdictional SFO investigation, as well as liaising with numerous other UK and foreign regulators
  • A high profile shipping company in relation to the highly reported criminal and civil investigations by the Insolvency service, which successfully resulted in the criminal investigation being dropped
  • A global telecommunications company pre- and post-acquisition as part of a cross-border investigation into potential criminal activities, including politically sensitive embezzlement and corruption issues*
  • A leading international bank in relation to responding to requests from regulators in response to the liquidation of Wirecard AG amid allegations of fraud and criminal conduct*
  • A significant witness to the SFO investigation into G4S*
  • An individual in multijurisdictional claims against her deceased husband’s associates, involving multiple highly complex claims arising from a conspiracy to defraud her and her daughters*
  • The CEO of a DFSA-registered fund manager in relation to a DFSA investigation*
  • Multiple global banks and senior executives in Libor and Euribor investigations involving parallel proceedings between the FCA/SFO and DOJ/Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)*
  • A senior executive of Rolls Royce in an SFO investigation*
  • A listed extractives company in a voluntary self-report to the SFO following its acquisition of an extractives company*
  • Individuals in three jurisdictions of a global bank on an SFO enquiry and internal investigation concerning money laundering and breach of regulations*
  • A suspect (against whom no criminal charges were brought) and a number of prosecution witnesses for the high-profile Operation Weeting into phone hacking*
  • Clients in a number of cases relating to market abuse, including the first case of insider-dealing prosecuted by the then-named FSA*
  • A foreign state on a UK National Crime Agency investigation into possible money laundering arising from a fraudulent US$500 million transaction and assisting in securing the funds’ return*
  • The CEO of an African oil company on the SFO investigation involving Afren*

Internal Investigations and General Advice

  • A well-known sports club in investigating allegations of abuse, including advising on preparing and implementing a mitigation and risk management plan*
  • A major international property development company in an internal investigation into potential corruption issues relating to high-value contracts following whistleblower allegations*
  • Two senior executives of a listed specialist real estate development finance provider and asset manager in connection with an AIM investigation*
  • An African mining company in an internal investigation following the arrest of one of its senior executives for bribery and corruption allegations*
  • A business group manager of a French company on a multimillion-pound internal investigation following a self-report to the SFO*
  • An African bank’s UK subsidiary in an internal investigation following whistleblower allegations from an employee*
  • Multiple companies on money laundering and the implications of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002*
  • Multiple companies on the implications of the Bribery Act 2010*
  • A global bank on criminal law risks and reporting obligations on carrying out covert intelligence investigations on the internet and dark web*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Thought Leadership

  • Contributing editor, Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations, Global Investigation Review (4th edition, 2020)
  • Co-author, “Production of Information to the Authorities,” GIR The Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations (6th edition, 2022)

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • Postgraduate Diploma, College of Law, Guildford, 1995
  • Law and Politics LLB with Honors, University of Buckingham, 1994