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.
Satindar was based in the firm’s Hong Kong office from 1998 to 1999.
Satindar has advised on some of the biggest and most complex disputes in the London market. Those that can be disclosed include advising:
- News Corporation in connection with the phone hacking and police corruption allegations
- BayernLB in connection with claims of alleged corruption against Bernie Ecclestone, who was for 40 years head of Formula One
- BAE Systems in connection with its U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) settlements and related investigations
- Lehman Brothers in connection with the interpretation of client money rules and the return of client assets from outside the UK
- the fraud litigation involving the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI)
- disputes arising following the crash of the Air France Concorde in 2000
- MAN v Ernst & Young, one of the very few professional negligence cases to proceed to full trial
Satindar is often quoted in the media and regularly writes on bribery, corruption and sanctions issues, including:
Blog on the Corruption and Bribery Act and how it affects corporates, CDR magazine
Expert Voices, City AM
Satindar regularly speaks at conferences, including at the NDI Executive Exchange, 2016, at the Annual Corporate Accountability Conference, 2016 and at the Legal Business conference, 2015.
Education and qualifications
Satindar studied law at University College, London.