John W Gibson and Richard Kovalevsky KC, partners in our London office, have been recognized in the 2025 edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom. Both John and Richard are recognized for their work in the fraud category.

John leads the firm’s UK White Collar and Investigations practice. His work focuses on complex economic crime, investigations, sanctions, and regulatory matters.

Richard is the head of Criminal Defense for the London office. He has over 30 years of experience representing high net worth individuals, directors, and corporations in a wide variety of white-collar criminal disputes, regulatory and internal investigations, and associated civil litigation, with a particular focus on financial crime.

The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom relies entirely on peer review to determine and recognize the “highest of talent in the legal industry.”

Opened in 2018, Cohen & Gresser’s London office provides legal services to clients around the world, working closely across practices with colleagues in New York, Washington, D.C., and Paris to provide seamless support on sophisticated cross-border matters. Our UK white collar defense and investigations team represents entities and individuals in complex economic crime, investigations, and regulatory matters.