Jeremy Cole is a consultant based at FRA’s London office. For over 30 years he has been providing advice to a wide range of companies and industries in the area of bribery, corruption and fraud.
Jeremy has extensive experience assisting corporates and individuals in bribery related international investigations where companies have been facing civil and criminal liability. He has provided guidance on how to minimize the risk of such liabilities in relation to the UK bribery laws as well as other bribery legal regimes.
Jeremy was invited (one of three lawyers to receive such an invite) to give both oral and written evidence to the Joint UK Parliamentary Committee who were responsible for drafting the UK Bribery Act. Jeremy is co-editor of the leading text “International Commercial Fraud” published by Sweet & Maxwell.
Jeremy is recognized by Chambers UK as a “senior statesman” and described by Legal 500 as “a powerhouse in the field”. He has been nominated as one of the leading practitioners in the White Collar Crime Guide. One source described him as “highly regarded for his experience in cases involving bribery, corruption and fraud. He is smart, perceptive and a delight to work with”
For most of his career, Jeremy was a litigation partner at Hogan Lovells and was based at various times in their Hong Kong, New York and London offices.