Kyle Phillips


Kyle has over 10 years’ experience representing clients in some of the most high-profile financial crime and regulatory investigations. This includes both domestic and international investigations. Notably, he has been instructed on several high-profile financial crime investigations including Wirecard, Euribor, G4S, Serco, Amec Foster Wheeler, Harlequin and Forex.


Kyle conducts internal investigations on behalf of corporates who suspect criminal wrongdoing. He provides strategic advice to clients seeking to report criminal misconduct to the authorities, and is experienced at bringing private prosecutions.


He provides expert assistance to clients to take preventative financial crime measures, including implementing compliance programmes and undertaking audits of financial crime controls. Kyle is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and together with his vast experience in financial crime investigation, he is particularly skilled at providing anti-money laundering advice and assistance.


He is experienced at advising clients at all stages of a criminal investigation, and continues to advise clients subject to investigation for general crime matters including drugs, assault and sexual offences.


Kyle also advises individuals subject to sports regulatory investigations, including e-sports.  He sits as an Anti-Discrimination Disciplinary Chair for the Football Association. He is also a committee member for the Private Prosecutors’ Association and is a former chair of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association.

Kyle Phillips
Howard Kennedy LLP