Gayathri Kamalanathan

Joined firm 2021. Partner since 2021.

Gayathri has extensive experience of handling complex domestic and cross-border investigations and litigation. She has more than a decade of leading edge experience from senior in-house roles at banks as well as over 9 years in private practice advising corporates and financial institutions across a broad spectrum of contentious regulatory, litigation and arbitration matters.

Most recently, Gayathri was Head of Group Litigation and Enforcement at Danske Bank in Copenhagen where she played a lead role in managing the bank’s ongoing investigations by regulators and criminal prosecutors in multiple jurisdictions including in relation to its former Estonian branch. Prior to that, Gayathri was UK Head of Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement for Deutsche Bank, managing a broad range of litigation matters and cross border regulatory investigations, including in relation to LIBOR.

Gayathri is listed in Global Investigation Review’s Top 100 Women in Investigations 2021, was nominated for Rising Star In-House Counsel of the year (2018) in the Legal 500’s Legal Business Awards and was included in the Financial News’ 40 under 40 Rising Stars in Legal Services, 2013.