Yousr Khalil is a Partner at FRA and head of FRA’s Paris office. She is a forensic accountant with almost 20 years’ experience in matters involving fraud and corruption, government contracts litigation, internal investigation, due diligence, compliance, and governance and risk management in the US, Latin America, Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. She is a certified public accountant (CPA), certified internal auditor (CIA), certified fraud examiner (CFE) and is certified in financial forensics (CFF). She is fluent in English, Arabic and French, and has a working knowledge of Portuguese.
Yousr led and managed a fully integrated FRA client service team in the landmark Airbus €3.6billion global settlement. Leading a team of 70 professionals across FRA offices in Europe and the United States, she was responsible for the forensic accounting and eDiscovery review within the context of the company’s multinational, multi-year investigation, reporting to four investigative authorities: UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the US Department of State (DOS) and French Parquet National Financier (PNF). Yousr led the forensic accounting structured data analysis, involving analysis of large volumes of financial data and liaising with international legal teams across multiple jurisdictions.
In 2018, Yousr assisted counsel through the first French Anti-corruption Agency compliance monitorship on a review which included the collection and analysis of financial and accounting data, high-risk transaction testing and interviews.
Prior to FRA, Yousr worked for Kroll in Dubai in their Middle East financial investigations practice. Yousr was part of the team engaged by the Bahraini public prosecutor to investigate complaints submitted by the Central Bank of Bahrain and the Algosaibi family related to the collapse of The International Banking Corporation and Awal Bank.
Yousr Khalil ranks highly for her outstanding practice. One respondent comments: “Yousr is terrific at what she does and deserves special recognition for her outstanding work.”
Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders France 2020 and 2021.
Who’s Who Legal Investigations: Forensic Accountants 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders 2019.
Who’s Who Legal Consulting Experts: Forensic Accountants 2019.