Robert Hunt

Robert is a partner in the firm’s corporate crime and investigations team. 


Rob has extensive experience of leading white-collar investigations across the world.  Now based in London, Rob spent over 10 years in Asia where he helped to build the firm’s market leading corporate crime and investigations practice.  Acting for high profile clients across a number of sectors, Rob has led investigations in relation to bribery and corruption, fraud, customs and tax issues, money laundering and other matters.  He has conducted investigations and dealt with law enforcement and regulators in numerous countries including Hong Kong, the PRC, India, Singapore and Thailand and Indonesia. He has also led complex multi-jurisdiction compliance projects.

More recently Rob spent over two years on secondment at the Serious Fraud Office where he worked on a number of complex fraud and corruption investigations.  He has experience of concluding deferred prosecution agreements and was part of the SFO team that drafted the office’s guidance for corporates on DPAs.


Robert Hunt
Partner, Corporate Crime &
Herbert Smith Freehills