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Rahman Ravelli

Work Department

Financial crime and asset recovery


Syed Rahman is a partner at Rahman Ravelli and is recognised as a leading figure in multinational matters such as asset recovery, civil litigation (including litigation involving cryptocurrencies), criminal defence and corporate fraud. He is sought by ultra-high net worth individuals and companies who depend on him to solve complex, multijurisdictional problems.

He has secured a number of notable legal firsts in developing cross-border areas such as cryptocurrency fraud and Cum-Ex. His expanding global caseload includes major fraud prosecutions – including the largest investment and pension liberation frauds – and conducting internal fraud investigations for corporates.

Syed is heavily involved in numerous significant, complex sanctions cases and related litigation, and is adept at challenging sanctions designations. His notable successes in high-level financial disputes have led to him earning an impressive reputation in the field of commercial litigation.

Syed has also been in increasing demand for cases involving regulation and litigation regarding SPACs (special purpose acquisition companies). He was lead solicitor on a £500 million-plus SFO global bribery and corruption investigation linked to ENRC; in which he managed deferred prosecution agreement negotiations.


Trained at Pearson Fielding Solicitors – Liverpool

Admitted as a solicitor 01/08/13

Made partner at Rahman Ravelli in February 2021


Bangla and English


International Bar Association
American Bar Association
European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers#
Fraud Lawyers Association
Law society


University of Huddersfield, LL Law (graduated 2009)
LPC attained at the College of Law, York (2010)

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Crime, fraud and licensing > General crime and fraud

(Next Generation Partners)

Syed RahmanRahman Ravelli

Rahman Ravelli, a firm equipped to support on local, national and multijurisdictional proceedings, is home to extensive experience in fraud, white-collar and corporate crime, money laundering and tax evasion. Managing partner Aziz Rahman is a go-to for international bribery and corruption issues and is supported by Nicola Sharp, an acclaimed name for financial investigations, money laundering and cross-border investment fraud. Syed Rahman is a further standout and has developed prominent expertise in a number of emerging areas, including SPAC-related matters and cryptocurrency fraud.