Khushaal Ved is no stranger to advising clients on international investigation matters. Khushaal's practice focuses on multi-jurisdictional investigations and compliance, stretching across Asia-Pacific. 

His experience encompasses the FCPA and UK Bribery Act, fraud, international debt claims, and internal and regulatory risk. Khushaal also regularly advises on data privacy, trade and export controls, and ESG issues including Modern Slavery, conflict minerals and workplace culture. 

Prior to relocating to Singapore, Khushaal worked in both our London and Washington D.C. offices. He has first-hand appreciation of the diverse local nuances that can inform disputes and investigations.

Khushaal maintains an active pro bono practice, including recent work regarding environmental corruption; with U.S. death row prisoners; and organizing an inaugural Anti-Trafficking Conference in our London office co-hosted with ATLEU and the UK's first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner. 

Khushaal has been awarded his Higher Rights of Audience which permit him to appear as an advocate at all levels of the English civil courts.



Education and admissions


Legal Practice Course, BPP University Law School, With Commendation, 2015

Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP University, With Distinction, 2014

MSc. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, 2013

MA Geography, Jesus College, University of Oxford, 2012


The Law Society of England and Wales

Young Fraud Lawyers Association

Member, American Chamber of Commerce, Singapore

Beverly Hills Bar Association

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Bar admissions and qualifications

Law Society of England and Wales


Court admissions

England and Wales

Related knowledge

Bribery and Corruption Portal

Representative experience

Advising a major telecoms client in relation to a U.S. FCPA cross-border corruption investigation in Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, U.S. and Australia.

Advising a global, Fortune 500 water and energy multinational in relation to an investigation for fraud committed by current and former employees in Indonesia.

Advising a global financial institution on a KPK investigation relating to a US$2 billion dollar financing to an Indonesian conglomerate group.

Counsel to the United Nations' Office of Drugs and Crime with their Fight Against Corruption e-learning tools and training.

Counsel to one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies with respect to an internal investigation and crisis leadership in India.

Advising an Indonesian energy JV in relation to an internal investigation concerning allegations of government corruption, in a US$1 billion project and a KPK investigation.

Advising a Japanese trading house in relation to alleged corruption and environmental compliance issues in Indonesia.

Advising a Japanese trading company on FCPA, regulatory and commercial risks in relation to a JV infrastructure project in excess of US$2 billion in Bangladesh.

Acting for a Japanese conglomerate on an anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) due diligence review of a leading Vietnamese agriculture company.

Advising a Japanese trading company on the proposed US$1 billion acquisition of an international, French-headquartered leading diversified industrials distributor.

Advising a Singapore-headquartered commodities company in an investigation by the FBI and DOJ for alleged sanctions violations, regulator raids and money laundering.

Advising a popular toy manufacturer in relation to product leakage issues in APAC.

Advising a range of corporates from Fortune 10 to family enterprises on anti-corruption, AML, CTF, sanctions, dawn raids, compliance, policies and procedures worldwide.

Dawn raid counsel to the world's largest pharmaceutical company.

Counsel to the world's largest multinational drinks and brewing holding entity with respect to insurance fraud, regulatory relations and police intervention in Singapore.

Acting for a NASDAQ-listed clothing retailer in relation to debt claims against manufacturers in Hong Kong and Korea following our investigation into vendor relationships in Vietnam.

Conducting a UK Bribery Act-specific risk assessment for an international oil and gas corporate, operating in over a dozen jurisdictions.

Counsel to the world's largest asset manager on the proposed acquisition of a Malaysian marine, engineering, transportation and extractive energy entity.

Advising a U.S. headquartered media company with inception of their 'OTT' service in Singapore.

Advising a global bank in an investigation relating to its exposure under a high profile multi-billion dollar commodity financing fraud in Qingdao, China.

Advising leading European automobile manufacturers on emissions and regulatory compliance in Singapore.

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