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Tess Forge

Tess Forge

Counsel, Clifford Chance Asia*

Counsel, Clifford Chance Asia*
Tess Forge
テス・フォージ Forge

*Clifford Chance Asia is a Formal Law Alliance in Singapore between Clifford Chance Pte Ltd and Cavenagh Law LLP.

Tess Forge specialises in conducting cross-border white collar crime, corruption, money laundering and regulatory enforcement investigations. In particular, Tess has considerable experience in conducting investigations in emerging markets.

Coupled with investigating corporate criminal conduct, Tess also specialises in how to prevent compliance failings and on developing, redesigning and implementing compliance programmes.



  • Advising a U.S.-based multinational technology company in an internal U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation of possible foreign bribery activities stemming from its operations in India
  • Advising a major Japanese corporate on an investigation into alleged overseas corruption.
  • Advising and representing a major financial institution on a cross-border regulatory investigation.
  • Redesigning a multinational corporate's compliance programme following its prosecution for bribery related offences by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the US Department of Justice.
  • Advising on and conducting due diligence programmes relating to financial and corporate crime risks, for mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.
  • 日本の大手企業に対し、海外での不正疑惑調査に関して助言
  • クロスボーダーの規制調査に関して大手金融機関を代理と助言
  • 米国証券取引委員会及び米国司法省から贈収賄関連の罪で起訴された多国籍企業のため、コンプライアンス・プログラムの見直しの実施
  • 合併、買収及び合弁事業に関し、金融・企業犯罪リスクに関するデューデリジェンス・プログラムについて助言及び同プログラムの実施

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Manchester (BSc) 2006
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP - London 2009
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales 2011
  • Joined Clifford Chance, Tokyo 2016
  • Counsel since 2020


  • 2006年 マンチェスター大学 (BSc) 卒業
  • 2009年 アドルショー・ゴッダード法律事務所 - ロンドン
  • 2011年 英国イングランド&ウェールズ弁護士資格取得
  • 2016年 Clifford Chance – 東京
  • 2020年 カウンセル就任