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Satindar Dogra

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As head of the firm’s London office Dispute Resolution practice, Satindar is widely acknowledged as an expert in corporate crime and fraud. He counsels clients on strategies, policies and procedures to comply with the UK Bribery Act, the Proceeds of Crime Act and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rules, as well as offering expert advice on investigations.

Satindar is also a specialist on anti-bribery and sanctions, including advising more than 70 clients in relation to the European Union’s Russian sanctions regime.


Trainee solicitor Linklaters, London 1994-96; associate 1996-98; Hong Kong 1998-99; London 1999-2004; partner 2004.


University College, London (1993 LLB Hons).

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: civil

Within: Leading individuals

Satindar Dogra - Linklaters LLP

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London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Leading individuals

Satindar Dogra - Linklaters LLP

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Linklaters LLP  is widely recognised for its expertise in banking litigation involving insolvencies, derivatives and structured financial products, misrepresentation, fraud issues, mis-selling claims and contractual disputes, lender enforcement action, and consumer credit issues. The practice acted for PricewaterhouseCoopers as the joint administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (LBIE), in claims filed in the LBIE administration by a major bank following its purchase of Lehman Brothers' exchange-traded derivatives business in 2008. It has a deep bench of partners including Christa Band, who is known for crisis management, fraud, regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings, and Patrick Robinson, who is highly rated for matters involving derivatives and structured products disputes, fund and private equity disputes, and contentious regulatory issues. Satindar Dogra  is head of the disputes team in London. Other experienced practitioners are Rory Conway, Susana Cao Miranda, Alison Wilson and Andrew Hughes . Gavin Lewis transferred to London from the Hong Kong office in 2019.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Satindar Dogra - Linklaters LLP

Within: Commercial litigation

Linklaters LLP 'has a very strong commercial litigation team that stands out due to the quality of its associates and partners'. The practice is highly rated for its handling of large, complex, multi-jurisdictional cases from London, including contractual interpretation cases and big-ticket corporate and financial disputes that involve top-tier UK and international companies. Co-energy disputes team head Ben Carroll and Susana Cao Miranda acted for mining giant Glencore International (GI), in its defence of a breach of contract claim brought by Minera las Bambas and MMG Swiss Finance, which arose out of the sale by GI of a large copper mine in South America.  The dispute came about when alleged tax liabilities were pursued by the local tax authority and turns on the interpretation of several indemnities and complex issues of Peruvian law. Michael Bennett is global head of dispute resolution and Satindar Dogra is London dispute resolution head; other names to note in the practice include  Tom Cassels , who is known for his strength in public law and competition litigation, and Patrick Robinson who focuses on banking and financial markets disputes.

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London: Risk advisory

Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Within: Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Linklaters LLP has a strong corporate crime offering in London, with the firm's international network and broad practice coverage meaning it is able to handle multi-jurisdictional criminal and regulatory investigations, and advise on the employment and remuneration consequences arising from investigations. Its lawyers regularly work on cross-border cases brought by regulators including the  SFO, FCA and PRA in the UK and the DOJ and SEC in the US. Clients include financial institutions, corporates and individuals. Co-head of team and global head of disputes Michael Bennett deals with financial crime investigations and regulatory risk. His highly regarded co-head Satindar Dogra, who also heads the London disputes practice, handles fraud investigations and corporate crime, including bribery, corruption, sanctions and money-laundering cases. Martyn Hopper is also highly recommended for financial regulation matters. Adding further strength to its bench, the magic circle firm added Alison Saunders as a partner from the Crown Prosecution Service, where she was  director of public prosecutions.

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