Noel Power


Noel Power


London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, UK EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7607 | +44 20 7184 7001


Noel Power is a criminal defence and investigations lawyer with a particular focus on multi-jurisdictional white collar crime, corruption and internal investigations. He advises corporates, financial institutions and individuals in complex cross-border investigations and prosecutions, both domestically and cross-border, as suspects and as witnesses. He regularly advises clients on interactions with relevant national authorities including the UK Serious Fraud Office, the UK National Crime Agency, the police and the UK Financial Conduct Authority. 

Mr. Power has represented clients in sectors as diverse as finance, mining, and transport advising on and defending against allegations of bribery, corruption, money laundering and fraud.

Mr. Power previously worked as a financial regulation and litigation associate at two international law firms and as criminal lawyer at a firm based in Ireland.

  • University College Cork, B.C.L., 2003
  • University College Cork, Higher Diploma in Management and Marketing, 2005
  • Law Society of Ireland, Professional Practice Course, 2009
  • England and Wales
  • Ireland
  • Airbus SE in a global investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption, and subsequent coordinated settlements with the UK Serious Fraud Office, French Parquet National Financier, U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of State.
  • A senior executive being prosecuted by the SFO in a bribery and corruption trial. 
  • The interests of a witness involved in criminal and parliamentary investigations into allegations of corruption in Northern Ireland. 
  • Multinationals on due diligence and compliance programmes including compliance with the UK Bribery Act. 
  • A large international FTSE 100 natural resources company in an internal investigation into allegations of bribery, corruption and breaches of sanctions for the purpose of a self-report to the Serious Fraud Office.
  • A multinational UK domiciled bank in a multifaceted regulatory investigation involving alleged manipulation of the money markets.
  • A Swiss-headquartered multinational bank on a complex and high profile regulatory investigation involving potential manipulation of the foreign exchange and precious metals markets.
  • A state-owned company and its directors on defence strategy relating to overseas criminal charges. 

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.