Neil Swift > Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Domestic and international business crime and regulation.


Neil is a partner in the Business Crime department with extensive experience advising individual and corporate clients concerned with investigations by law enforcement and regulatory authorities, both domestic and overseas.

Neil advises individual and corporate clients in relation to investigation, prosecution and enforcement action taken by the Serious Fraud Office, Financial Conduct Authority and HM Revenue & Customs. He has experience advising key participants in high-profile and international financial crime and corruption cases, often as part of multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional teams.

His advice is frequently sought at an early stage, and he has extensive experience counselling individuals during internal investigations being carried out by their employer. He also advises individuals who are or may be the subject of Interpol notices or extradition proceedings, arising from investigations overseas.

He advises professional firms about their regulatory obligations, both from a risk management perspective and in response to requests from law enforcement.

Neil was a contributing author to Blackstone’s Guide to the Bribery Act 2010 and gave evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Bribery Act in 2018. He’s a frequent speaker, writer and commentator on fraud, corporate crime, corruption and money laundering. He is ranked in leading legal directories.


Trained at Peters & Peters, qualified 1999. Became a partner in 2010.


  • European Criminal Bar Association – treasurer
  • European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers – board member
  • IBA Anti Corruption Committee – UK country officer
  • Fraud Lawyers Association


University of Sheffield (1995 LLB (Hons)).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Financial services: contentious

Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP brings a ‘strategic’ approach to actual and potential investigations and proceedings in the financial services sector, including those conducted by the FCA, PRA and SFO. Neil Swift brings his ‘great experience and judgement‘ to cases concerning both individual and corporate clients. Other key senior contacts include Anna Bradshaw, Maria Cronin and Nick Vamos.

London > Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations

Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP is experienced in handling parallel civil and criminal tax investigations, including cases with complex multijurisdictional elements. Practice head Neil Swift specialises in criminal tax fraud and civil cases involving a risk of criminal sanctions. Maria Cronin advises on FCA and money laundering cases. Of counsel Rachel Cook specialises in criminal tax litigation.

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: white-collar crime (advice to individuals)

(Leading individuals)

Neil SwiftPeters & Peters Solicitors LLP

The ‘very special team’ at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP has extensive experience advising individuals subject to allegations of corruption, anti-corruption sanctions, and INTERPOL Red Notices. The practice consistently defends HNW individuals, C-Suite Executives, and high-profile politicians from the oil and gas and technology industries, regularly handling global SFO and FCA investigations. Nick Vamos leads the group, specialising in fraud, money laundering, and general crime issues, whilst Jasvinder Nakhwal is an expert on extradition and asset seizure matters. Neil Swift focuses on international financial crime, and Michael O’Kane is highly knowledgeable on international corruption and financial sanctions. Charlotte Tregunna was promoted to partner in May 2023, and both Anna Bradshaw and Maria Cronin are also highly regarded.