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Shaistah Akhtar
Partner at Mishcon de Reya LLP

Profile

Shaistah is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution department specialising in fraud, investigations and regulatory compliance.

Her experience spans a number of industry sectors ranging from global investment banks, asset management firms and private equity houses to pharmaceuticals, real estate developers, software firms and the defence industry. She also acts for high net worth individuals.

Shaistah's practice often has an international element and she has experience of litigation and investigations in a number of European, Middle Eastern and African jurisdictions. Examples of her work include: representing senior individuals in Bahrain as part of the US$10 billion Saad v Al-Gosaibi investigation, acting for UK and offshore insolvent investment funds in litigation and regulatory investigations to recover significant assets, and advising senior management of GlaxoSmithKline in the Chinese Government's bribery investigation.

Shaistah is a recommended lawyer in legal directories, described as "excellent" for commercial litigation, "tenacious” and a “real street fighter”, achieving successful outcomes in some of the most challenging cases. She has spoken at and chaired a number of conferences, including regular slots with the BVCA and the prestigious annual Cambridge Economic Crime Symposium.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Fraud & Corruption: The developing risks

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