Overview

Satnam Tumani is a partner in Kirkland’s Government, Regulatory & Internal Investigations Group based in London. Satnam focuses his practice on a range of public company internal and external investigations (including those conducted by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK National Crime Agency (NCA), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)), individual defence for senior executives and corporate white collar crime compliance matters.

Prior to joining Kirkland in 2012, Satnam spent more than 17 years at the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), including as Head of Bribery & Corruption.

Satnam has been repeatedly recognised by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, and Who’s Who Legal in respect of white collar and investigations matters. Clients have commented that Satnam is “personable with a strong work ethic and unparalleled experience as a senior prosecutor who possesses a depth of multi-jurisdictional experience” (Legal 500 2018) and that he "knows the law inside out and he knows the way the SFO works inside out. He is particularly excellent on corporate investigations" (Chambers & Partners 2018).

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Recognition

Recognised as a ‘leading individual’ by Legal 500, where clients have stated that his “enormous experience coupled with his care, attention to detail, courtesy and common sense make him an outstanding practitioner.”

Recognised by Chambers & Partners 2018 as a practitioner who “knows the law inside out and he knows the way the SFO works inside out. He is particularly excellent on corporate investigations.” 

Recognised in multiple years by Who's Who Legal ‘Investigations: Lawyers’

Recognised in multiple years by Who's Who Legal ‘Business Crime Defence: Corporates’

Contributor to “Fraud - Criminal Law & Procedure” published by Oxford University Press

Contributor to “Millington & Sutherland Williams on The Proceeds of Crime”, 5th Edition published by Oxford University Press.

Member of the Law Society’s Money Laundering Taskforce

Member of the City of London Law Society’s Corporate Crime & Corruption Committee

Member of the PLC Editorial Board for Corporate Crime

Memberships & Affiliations

Member of the Law Society’s Money Laundering Taskforce

Member of the City of London Law Society’s Corporate Crime & Corruption Committee

Member of the PLC Editorial Board for Corporate Crime

Member of the Fraud Advisory Panel

Member of the Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2000, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales

Education

  • Brunel University LondonLaw 2:1
  • The University of Law, ChesterLaw Society Finals Course