Henry Garfield

Henry Garfield

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Henry is a partner in the Baker McKenzie Dispute Resolution team based in London, and a member of the Compliance and Investigations group. Henry is an English qualified solicitor.

Henry also worked in the San Francisco office for an extended period and has been seconded to the litigation and regulatory investigations team of a well known bank. During his secondment, Henry played a leading role in the internal legal team on a number of high profile investigations and disputes. Henry has also been seconded to the UK Serious Fraud Office, during which he was the Case Lawyer on a high profile and significant multi million pound investigation.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Acting for a well known financial institution in relation to very significant allegations of corruption, fraud and other compliance breaches in its Eastern European operations.

  • Along with colleagues from our Madrid office, acting for a senior director of a well known financial institution in relation criminal proceedings underway in Spain.

  • Acting for a well known global company in relation to global regulatory scrutiny of an alleged data breach.

  • Acting for a well known media company in relation to allegations of corruption and other compliance breaches in its Russian and Eastern European operations.

  • Acting for a household name company in relation to criminal allegations that it has breached UK and EU Syrian sanctions.

  • Acted for a major global company in relation to an investigation into allegations of fraud and corruption in its North Africa operation.

  • Acted for a large German bank in proceedings in the English Commercial Court that involved allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation and bribery. The 13 week trial was the largest heard in the Commercial Court that year.

  • Acted for an overseas Central Bank and National Prosecuting Authority in relation to overseas criminal proceedings. Restraint orders were obtained over the defendant's assets in England, Scotland and Guernsey. This matter required Henry to regularly work alongside the Serious Fraud Office and other enforcement authorities.
  • Professional Honors

    • Solicitor Advocate - Higher Courts

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Law Society of England & Wales - Member


    • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2008)


    • Nottingham Law School (L.P.C.) (2005)
    • University of Nottingham (Law Degree) (2004)


    • English

    Previous Offices

    • San Francisco