Tom Stroud focuses his practice on white collar crime, specifically the investigation and defense of matters involving corruption, fraud, sanctions, market manipulation and money laundering.

Mr. Stroud advises both organizations and individuals on internal investigations, multi-jurisdictional regulatory investigations and prosecutions undertaken by authorities and regulators such as the Serious Fraud Office and Financial Conduct Authority.

Mr. Stroud regularly advises clients across a range of sectors on compliance with UK and EU financial and trade sanctions, as well as the development of best-practice financial crime systems and controls.

The Legal 500 UK has recommended Mr. Stroud within the category of Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime, with clients stating "[he] has a real flair for criminal litigation; he was extremely hardworking" (2022).

Mr. Stroud has worked on a number of pro bono matters, including assisting a charity in its work to overturn miscarriages of justice within the criminal justice system. Mr. Stroud has also undertaken a secondment as a judicial assistant at the High Court of England and Wales.

    • 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.
    • Financial institutions and corporate clients regarding the impact of UK and EU sanctions on their business operations.
    • A senior executive being prosecuted by the SFO in a bribery and corruption trial.
    • A state government in relation to a multi-jurisdictional investigation into historic fraud amounting to over US$1 billion.
    • Ukrainian businessman, Michael Cherney, in his claim for breach of contract, damages and declaratory relief against his former business partner, Oleg Deripaska.
    • Young Fraud Lawyers Association