Thomas Hubbard

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

United Kingdom
T:+44 (20) 74445955
United Kingdom
T:+44 (20) 74445955
Thomas Hubbard

Thomas Hubbard



Thomas Hubbard is a dispute resolution and investigations lawyer based in London. He practises both civil and criminal litigation.

He advises corporates and individuals on a wide range of matters including civil and criminal aspects of bribery and corruption, money laundering and fraud. Thomas has represented individual and corporate clients in cases brought by the UK Serious Fraud Office, Financial Conduct Authority, HM Revenue & Customs and the UK Crown Prosecution Service. 

Thomas has worked on in cross-border criminal investigations including advising on extradition and mutual legal assistance issues involving a wide range of foreign jurisdictions. He also advises clients on responses to information requests made under a wide range of powers from UK and foreign authorities.

He regularly advises clients on anti-money laundering liabilities and reporting obligations under the UK Proceeds of Crime Act as well as multijurisdictional cannabis-related money laundering issues.

He also advises on commercial litigation and arbitration involving contractual and shareholder disputes.

Professional experience

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LPC, BPP Law School, London, 2016

BPTC, BPP Law School, London, 2013

GDL, City University, London, 2012

MA, University of Oxford, 2010

  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales

Advising / representing:

  • P&O Ferries - in high-profile criminal investigation by the UK Insolvency Service (no charges brought)

  • A former senior executive - in relation to the SFO investigation into Petrofac arising out of the Unaoil prosecutions.

  • A multinational company - in relation to an SFO investigation into alleged systemic fraud (no charges brought)

  • A North American listed company - in a multijurisdictional investigation brought by the SFO and US Department of Justice.

  • A multinational FTSE 250 company - in relation to Office of Fair Trading and HMRC anti-money laundering investigations.

  • A multinational manufacturing company - on internal, HSE and corporate manslaughter investigations.

  • An energy company - defending a freezing injunction and a mass tort claim from hundreds of claimants

  • Two global banks - in a €26m claim against a Ukrainian corporate group

  • The CFO of Tesco - in a high profile SFO fraud prosecution (acquittal secured).

  • Victor Dahdaleh - in one of the largest corruption prosecutions by the SFO to date (acquittal secured).

Key lawyer,  Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime (advice to corporates), The Legal 500 UK, 2022

Team member, White Collar Crime Team of the Year, Legal Week Awards 2019.