Fraud & Business Crime

Fraud, Business Defence & White Collar Crime

Our in-house Corporate Crime team consists of specialist Solicitors, Higher Courts Advocates and Caseworkers with a wealth of experience in routinely defending complex financial crime. We work with and instruct only the very best barristers, QCs and leading experts. Defending complex white collar cases successfully is what we are known for.

Unlike most defence firms, our team holds specialist accreditation to deal with VHCC (very high costs cases) and has industry-leading specialism in defending highly complicated and multi-handed matters. VHCC accreditation gives us the ability to deal with serious and complex cases that can only be handled by solicitors and firms with the relevant experience.

Commercial Fraud Lawyers

We are one of the Midlands leading Commercial Fraud teams and are routinely involved in many of the largest Commercial Fraud cases. Our criminal defence lawyers being astute, supportive and highly sophisticated are particularly known for their adept skills in providing strategic, sensible and practical criminal law advice and are keen to keep potentially high profile cases out of the public eye.

Over many years we have gained very substantial experience in providing advice and representation to clients prosecuted by the Serious Fraud Office, Police Serious Fraud Crime Units, the Department of Trade and Industry, HM Revenue & Customs, the Financial Services Authority and other regulatory authorities. Our team routinely defends cases involving:

How can we help you?

  • Offences under the Fraud Act 2006
  • Proceeds of Crime, Asset Restraint & Confiscation
  • Tax investigations
  • Money Laundering
  • Company investigations
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Cartels, Competition & Anti-Trust
  • Conspiracy to defraud
  • Carousel & Missing Trader Intra-Community Fraud
  • Regulatory, Compliance & Professional Disciplinary Matters
  • Insider dealing
  • FACT (Federation Against Copyright Theft) Prosecutions
  • Insurance fraud
  • Pension fraud

We deal with investigations by agencies including the Police, 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, Federation Against Copyright Theft, Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) and Local Authorities.

Contact us today

If you or directors in your business are suspected of financial crime then you will need specialist advice from a team of experienced business crime lawyers. If you think that you may be subject to a financial/white collar, criminal or regulatory investigation or proesecution, contact us today on 0333 016 3333 or by using the form on this page.

Give yourself the best possible chance of success by instructing Bhatia Best.