Patrick Navein is an associate in Kirkland’s Government, Regulatory & Internal Investigations Group, based in London. Patrick focuses his practice on white collar and corporate crime matters. This includes assisting companies with internal and government investigations (including those conducted by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC)), individual defence for senior executives and compliance professionals, and devising and helping to implement effective compliance programmes.

Patrick also advises a range of UK and international companies on the provisions of the UK Bribery Act, the UK Proceeds of Crime Act and related mandatory or voluntary disclosures to UK regulators. Patrick also advises private equity companies in respect of investigative, compliance and risk mitigation matters, including at portfolio companies.

Patrick is recognised as a “Rising Star” in The Legal 500 UK (2022), where he is described as “a star of the future.”


Memberships & Affiliations

Young Fraud Lawyers Association

International Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • BPP Law School, LondonLPCDistinction2014
  • BPP Law School, LondonGraduate Diploma in LawDistinction2013
  • Newcastle UniversityEnglish LiteratureFirst Class2012