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Steve Melrose is a New Zealand qualified associate in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.
Mr. Melrose is a member of the firm’s Dispute Resolution and White Collar Defence and Investigations Groups. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border corporate investigations, regulatory investigations and white-collar criminal matters. Mr. Melrose also serves on the firm’s Associates Committee.
Mr. Melrose has advised corporates and individuals under investigation by government authorities in the UK, including the Financial Conduct Authority, the Serious Fraud Office and Competition and Markets Authority, and in the U.S., including the New York Attorney General, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodities and Futures Trading Commission and the Department of Justice.
Recent work includes assisting a large U.S. listed company resolve historic contentious tax issues with the Swiss Federal and Cantonal tax authorities and the defense of a large financial institution in connection with the LIBOR and FX investigations conducted by criminal and regulatory bodies in the UK, U.S. and various other major jurisdictions.
Mr. Melrose is recognised by Legal 500 UK 2017 for Administrative and Public Law.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Melrose practiced in the Wellington office of a leading New Zealand law firm. Before entering private practice, Mr. Melrose was a Legal and Policy Advisor at the New Zealand Law Reform Commission where he worked on a range of criminal and public law enquiries.
Institute of Professional Legal Studies - 2009 Professional Legal Studies Crs
Victoria University of Wellington - 2008 Bachelor of Arts
Victoria University of Wellington - 2008 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
New Zealand - Barrister and Solicitor