New regulatory powers and technological developments have led to an increased number of business crime prosecutions. If you or directors in your business are suspected of financial crime (or ‘white collar crime’ as it is sometimes referred to) then you will need specialist advice from a team of experienced business crime lawyers.
Our Business Defence Solicitors
Bhatia Best operates a specialist team of business crime and white collar fraud solicitors and caseworkers with a wealth of experience in complex and large scale investigations. We work with and instruct only the most reputable and experienced barristers, QCs and recognised experts.
Our business crime lawyers are accredited to deal with VHCC (very high cost cases) and are used to handling highly complicated, multi-handed matters. Our accreditation gives the team the ability to take on serious and complex cases that can only be handled by solicitors and firms with the relevant experience.
Fraud Investigation Solicitors
We deal with investigations by agencies including the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), Trading Standards, Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) and Local Authorities. Our team has extensive experience in handling the following types of cases:
- Serious Fraud
- False Accounting & Fraudulent Trading
- Proceeds of Crime Act Proceedings “POCA” (Confiscation & Asset Forfeiture)
- Bribery and Corruption
- DWP Benefit Fraud
- Housing Benefit & Council Tax Fraud
- Conspiracy to Defraud
- Banking Fraud
- Corporate Fraud
- Mortgage Fraud
- Cyber Crime
- Money Laundering
- Revenue, Tax and VAT Fraud
- Insurance Fraud
- Search & Seizure
- Trading Standards Prosecutions
Contact our Fraud Lawyers today
Our business crime lawyers can provide an initial diagnosis together with detailed planning for the future conduct of your case.
For expert advice or immediate legal representation, please contact our Fraud, White Collar & Business Crime Department on 0115 950 3231 or complete our contact form.