Michelle de Kluyver is a Partner and Head of the Global Investigations group at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. 

Michelle has extensive experience in complex and cross-border financial crime investigations involving bribery and corruption, financial sanctions, money laundering and fraud and also advises clients on related compliance and governance issues.  Michelle has worked on investigations involving the UK Serious Fraud Office, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Financial Conduct Authority, HM Revenue & Customs, the Information Commissioner's Office, the US Department of Justice, the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the Swiss, French, Italian, Brazilian and Indian authorities.



  • acting for Acting for Entain plc in securing court approval for the first ever Deferred Prosecution Agreement obtained by the Crown Prosecution Service
  • a cting for a UK plc in an investigation concerning possible corruption, internal fraud and tax evasion
  • acting for a US and European MNC in relation to an Indian corruption and regulatory investigation
  • acting for a UK private company in relation to a fraud and corruption investigation
  • advising a UK plc and regulated firm in relation to allegations of fraud
  • University of Western Australia (1994)
  • University College, London (2010)
Professional Memberships
  • Member of the Corporate Crime and Corruption Law Committee of the City of London Law Society
  • International Bar Association
  • Women's White Collar Defence Association
  • Fraud Lawyers Association

Michelle de Kluyver is "a brilliant and poised tactician".

Legal 500 2021