Alan Kennedy is an Associate Managing Director based in Nardello & Co.’s London office. A fluent/native speaker of Russian, Serbo-Croat, Persian, and Spanish (with a fluent reading knowledge of Italian and French), he leads the firm’s investigations in Russia and the Former Soviet Union, central and south-eastern Europe, Iran, and Spain. These investigations include complex litigation and arbitration matters; FCPA and UK Bribery Act investigations; white-collar crime defense; activist shareholder investigations; sanctions and political exposure analyses; self-due diligence for high-net-worth individuals; reputational due diligence; and global asset tracing on behalf of, and against, high-net-worth individuals, state-owned entities, and sovereigns.
Prior to joining Nardello & Co., Alan worked in the London offices of two leading global risk management consultancies, with work encompassing a range of emerging markets, including Russia and the FSU, the former Yugoslavia, and Latin America. Alan also worked with the legal team of a media company, and at a legal publishers, focusing on arbitration and the energy sector in Russia and other eastern European countries.
Alan holds a first-class BA degree in Russian and Hungarian from University College London and a postgraduate diploma in law from the College of Law (London). Alan has lived and worked in Spain, Russia, Hungary, and Serbia.