Nabeel Osman

Nabeel Osman

Senior Manager, PwC United Kingdom

Nabeel advises clients across the financial crime spectrum (including Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Anti-Fraud and Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Tax Evasion). He, leads internal corporate investigations and represents individuals and corporates facing criminal investigation or enforcement action. Nabeel is a qualified barrister and regularly deals with matters involving multiple jurisdictions and competing government authorities. He has previously been seconded to both the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO).

Nabeel also advises on and represents parties subject to a wide range of high-value multifaceted commercial disputes. He has considerable experience dealing with matters involving parties from Middle Eastern and CIS/CEE countries.

Relevant expertise

  • Led Financial Crime Compliance Impact and/or Risk Assessment projects for multinational financial services; pharmaceutical; and construction companies.
  • Internal investigation into the affairs of a technology company following allegations between directors of fraud, tax evasion and financial mismanagement.
  • Undertook compliance and culture review for FTSE 100 tourism operator, focusing on third party contracting and tax. Involved conducting over 40 interviews with senior stakeholders and advising on remediation.
  • Defended corporate body and directors in SFO bribery prosecution concerning alleged bribes paid to secure contracts for freight forwarding services in Angola.
  • Advised US citizen resident in the UK following suspect South American business transactions under both the US FCPA and UK Bribery Act.
  • Represented UAE investment bank against a former employee convicted in
  • Dubai of embezzling funds in both Dubai (DIFC) and in English proceedings.

Areas of Expertise

  • Investigations
  • Interim relief (e.g. Delivery Up Orders, Search and Seizure Orders, and Freezing Orders)
  • Financial Crime
  • Company Law Disputes
  • Cross-Border Investigations
  • Asset Tracing

Relevant Qualifications

  • Barrister (England & Wales)


  • Regulatory