Peter Burrell


Peter Burrell is a partner and heads Willkie’s Litigation, Compliance, Investigations & Enforcement and White Collar Defence Practice Groups in the London office.

Peter is recognised as one of the UK’s leading specialists in corporate crime and compliance matters. His practice includes advising on compliance issues relating to money laundering, bribery and corruption, sanctions and fraud; conducting complex internal corporate investigations; and defending companies and individuals in investigations and enforcement actions by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office, Financial Conduct Authority, HM Revenue and Customs, and other law enforcement and regulatory agencies. He also handles complex High Court litigation and arbitration proceedings in London, with a particular focus on financial fraud, securities disputes and financial reporting issues.

Chambers UK (2020) and The Legal 500 UK (2021) cite Peter as a leading practitioner in his areas of practice in the UK.





Peter Burrell
Partner - Compliance,
Willkie Farr & Gallagher