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Dylan G. Moses

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Mr. Moses is a partner in the firm's London office in the investigations, enforcement and white collar practice group. He concentrates his practice on multi-jurisdictional white collar crime, fraud, bribery & corruption and regulatory matters as well as being a member of the health & safety practice group. He is currently acting on a number of high profile SFO investigations as well as health and safety prosecutions.

Mr. Moses’ areas of focus include:

  • internal and law enforcement investigations 
  • anti-bribery / FCPA 
  • large scale health and safety prosecutions, often involving construction site fatalities 
  • professional disciplinary investigations and tribunal appearances including inquests
  • compliance advice, including advice relating to health & safety law, whistleblowing, data protection and anti-corruption procedures 
  • financial investigations and asset tracing
  • due diligence
  • cartel investigations
  • trade mark offences and products breaching EU health and safety regulation 
  • mutual legal assistance and extradition

Mr. Moses is a highly experienced trial lawyer, having conducted trials and other court work for over 14 years. He regularly interfaces with regulators and law enforcement agencies.

Chambers & Partners 2018 recommends K&L Gates for Financial Crime and Health & Safety. The firm is known for its “strong criminal expertise to provide counsel on investigations by agencies including the SFO and the FCA.” K&L Gates “acts for a range of domestic and multinational companies” and is “strong on bribery and corruption matters.” Sources say "They have been excellent. They have the benefit of being able to pull in resources from the US." Dylan Moses of K&L Gates regularly assists manufacturing, industrial and infrastructure clients in accident investigations. Clients describe him as “a client-focused individual with outstanding industry knowledge delivered with a professional and friendly style.”

Legal 500 2018 recommends Dylan Moses for regulatory investigations, corporate crime and white collar crime. He is described as a “Rising star” and “good to work with, very popular and has excellent experience”. The team is described as “extremely responsive and assesses each piece of work intelligently”.

Legal 500 2017 says Dylan Moses is recommended for corporate crime, fraud, bribery & corruption and white collar crime. He is described as “a key figure”, “approachable and commercial” and “a particularly bright man with excellent judgement and a huge capacity for hard work”.

Legal 500 2016 says “K&L Gates LLP is ‘highly experienced in the construction sector’, where it acts for clients including Laing O’Rourke and Allegheny Technologies and focuses on criminal work. ‘Outstanding practitioner’ Dylan Moses is recommended.”

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm Mr. Moses was a member of the Bar at 3 Temple Gardens, Chambers of Joanna Greenberg QC and 4 Breams Buildings.

In 2013 Mr. Moses also worked for the Nursing & Midwifery Council as a regulatory lawyer. Mr. Moses has substantial experience before courts and tribunals, including the Court of Appeal and High Court.


  • Tooks Court Criminal Litigation Prize (2003)

Professional/Civic Activities

  • International Bar Association
  • Qualified in understanding Justice Structures in the Developing World
  • Tooks Court Criminal Litigation Prize (2003)

Speaking Engagements

Mr. Moses has spoken about the impact of money laundering in the UK property market for the European CEO media channel:

  • “How Much Dirty Washing is there in the UK Property Laundry Room?”
Government Enforcement
  • Advising in connection with current SFO investigations into GSK, Unaoil and ENRC.
  • Advising large multinational providing services to the government in relation to alleged improper distribution of profits, advising on SFO and City of London Police investigations into the company and advising its subsidiary on the UK Bribery Act in relation to a contract for the construction of military training facilities. 
  • Compliance advice in connection with anti-money laundering and anti-corruption policies in Qatar. Writing hospitality and ABC policies for an international telecommunications company.
  • Advising a major newspaper in connection with investigation into bribing public officials ("Operation Elveden") and phone hacking (“Operation Weeting”).
  • Defending FCA enforcement action in relation to insider trading and market abuse.
  • Advising a European gaming company on potential fraud and money laundering liabilities arising from a transactional structure. 
  • Advising an international media company on revenue recognition fraud. Presenting findings to the Board and company auditors. Carrying out a worldwide compliance review.
  • Carrying out an internal investigation for an intelligence company in relation to potential bribery of foreign public officials in Dubai.
  • R v I (November 2012) – Money laundering of 200,000 Euros by Santander employee and asset tracing investigation carried out. 
  • R v P (July 2011) Successful defence of a company director in a Trading Standards fraud.
  • R v Z (2011) – Luxury jewellery products in breach of trade mark laws and EU health and safety regulations. 
  • R v L, D & F (2010) – Defence counsel for the solicitor defendant in the “Ritz Fraud”. Defendant acquitted of falsely claiming that the Ritz hotel was for sale, inducing a series of domestic and international investors to pay a non-returnable £1 million deposit for the contract. 
  • R v I (Court of Appeal 2009) – Confiscation proceedings amounted to an abuse of process. Proceeds did not amount to criminal benefit as there was a break in continuity between the fraud and money earned from legitimate work. 
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (“NMC”) – Appeared before the Conduct and Competence Committee where misconduct or a lack of competence is alleged, resulting in their impairment to practice.. Also appeared before the Health Committee where fitness to practice is impaired by a medical condition. Undertaken High Court work for the NMC.
Health and Safety
  • Advising on fatal and other serious accidents on various construction sites and factories, including representing directors at interviews under caution.
  • Advising a global construction company on a fatal accident at the high profile Francis Crick Institute in central London, which occurred during a sub-contractor’s lifting operation. 
  • Advising a global manufacturing company in relation to a police investigation into suspected offences of corporate manslaughter following a fatal accident at their UK factory. 
  • Advising an Alliance project involving Network Rail and other global construction companies on their liabilities under UK law following a trench collapse during railway works. 
  • Representing interested Parties before Coronial Courts at inquest hearings. 
  • Advising on health and safety compliance procedures for a UK Port.
  • Representing clients in relation to responding to a public inquiry.