Jules Colborne-Baber


Jules, a partner in our Forensic practice, leads our Investigations team and specialises in forensic advisory and conducting investigations. He has led and advised on a many cases (both advisory work and investigations) involving corruption, money laundering, sanctions, fraud, misconduct and accounting irregularities. He has led investigations and advisory work in financial services for many years but has also conducted investigation and advisory work in other sectors including energy and extractives, automotive, and technology sectors. He is experienced in dealing with retained counsel, client management, other third parties such as law enforcement and prosecutors and regulators with whom he has liaised around the world including the US, UK and Asia. Jules has also acted as a Skilled person for the FCA.

A few recent examples of projects include:

  • Leading an accounting investigation at a major insurance market participant. 
  • Leading a wide ranging conduct investigation at an international bank focussing on the time period leading up to, during and after a major transaction. 
  • Leading a bribery and money laundering investigation at an international private bank. 
  • Leading various advisory projects assisting corporates and financial institutions in the conduct of financial crime risks assessments, assessing the effectiveness and sufficiency of financial crime related control environments and in the development of target operating model risk management frameworks. 
  • Working with a major global organisation to review and assess its approach to conducting investigations, including whistleblowing and fraud related matters.


    Jules qualified as a chartered accountant in the financial services practice of Arthur Andersen in 2001





Jules Colborne-Baber