Josef Rybacki represents individuals and corporations in white collar crime and regulatory matters. He counsels clients on issues relating to fraud, bribery and data protection.

Mr. Rybacki advises clients on financial sanctions, trade sanctions and export controls. His experience includes advising on complex transactions, interfacing with regulators and helping clients to develop robust sanctions compliance procedures.

In 2023, Mr. Rybacki was seconded to a multinational commodity trading and mining company, where he advised on compliance issues in the context of joint venture and M&A transactions.

Mr. Rybacki joined the firm from the Criminal Bar (England & Wales), where he prosecuted and defended a range of criminal and quasi-criminal cases, and was instructed on a public inquiry. 

As a Fox Scholar, Mr. Rybacki worked at a leading commercial litigation boutique in Toronto. He was awarded Denning, Hardwicke and Wolfson scholarships by Lincoln’s Inn, and received a prize from the Kalisher Trust for his essay on corporate criminal liability.

Mr. Rybacki is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association.

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  • Education

    • Bar Professional Training Course, City University, 2013

    • Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, Manchester, 2012

    • BA (Hons), Ancient History, University of Manchester, 2011

  • Admissions

    • England and Wales, Barrister



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