Findley Penn-Hughes is a senior associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice of the London office. He is a member of the Global Investigations & White Collar Defence practice which represents corporations, boards of directors, board committees, public officials and executives in criminal, civil and regulatory enforcement proceedings around the world.
Findley has experience advising clients in relation to multi-jurisdictional internal investigations and compliance in the context of anti-corruption, financial crime, ESG (particularly business and human rights), economic sanctions, regulatory and cybersecurity matters. He has experience with agencies and regulators across several jurisdictions including the FCA, the NCA, the US DOJ, the FBI, OFSI and OFAC. He has also advised in relation to the design and implementation of compliance programmes more broadly, including anti-bribery, anti-money laundering, trade compliance, and supply chain due diligence.
Findley has experience of litigation in the Commercial Court, Chancery Division and the Court of Appeal, in addition to arbitration experience before a range of institutions including ICSID, the LCIA, ICC and UNCITRAL. Findley’s experience has included advising corporates across a wide range of sectors including finance, defence, engineering and construction, insurance, technology, transport, infrastructure, and healthcare.
Whilst at Mayer Brown, Findley has had in-house experience including in the legal team of a major US bank and, more recently, in the group legal anti-bribery and corruption team of a large multinational company facing enforcement proceedings in multiple jurisdictions.
Findley joined Mayer Brown in 2017 as a trainee and is a regular contributor to the firm’s Eye on ESG blog.
BPP University Law School, LPC
BPP University Law School, GDL
SOAS, University of London, MA
Durham University, BA
- England and Wales
- Member of the International Bar Association (IBA), with interests in the Anti-Corruption Committee and the Business Human Rights Committee
- Member of the Business and Human Rights Lawyers Association
- Member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association
- Member of the Transparency International Professional Supporters network (TIPS)
- Listed as a key lawyer for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime - Legal 500 2024.