Karam Jardaneh is an associate in the firm’s Investigations, Compliance and Defense and Human Rights and Global Strategy Investigations practices, and is based in London. She has represented corporate, institutional, and individual clients on a variety of white-collar crime matters.
Ms. Jardaneh has experience in advising clients on internal investigations and external investigations conducted by the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority, the US’ Department of Justice and a multilateral development bank.
She also has extensive experience in advising corporate and financial institutions in navigating anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering and sanctions related issues (including sanctions targeting Myanmar, Russia, North Korea, Iran and Syria). This includes advice on policies and procedures to mitigate against the risks of corporate crime as well as situational advice on the legality of specific dealings.
Ms. Jardaneh has also represented clients in administrative law and regulatory matters, including judicial reviews, public inquiries and professional discipline.
She is an Arabic speaker and has been involved in a number of matters relating to the Middle East.
Ms. Jardaneh has utilized her white-collar crime expertise in her pro-bono practice. Her pro-bono experience includes advising a charity on its anti-bribery and corruption policies, advising the victim of fraud in a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme, and providing advice in relation to sanctions and counter-terrorist financing risks in relation to the provision of aid in conflict-affected areas. Ms Jardaneh’s pro-bono experience also includes advising human rights organizations in human rights litigation.
Before joining Jenner, Ms. Jardaneh had pursued an LLM in Human Rights Law at the London School of Economics. Prior to that, she was an associate at an international law firm headquartered in London.