Civil Fraud and Investigations

Allegations of fraud are serious. They can have financial and reputational consequences, and possibly criminal implications.

Get effective results with our civil fraud lawyers

Fraud can cause enormous harm to individuals and businesses, both financially and reputationally. And it’s only becoming more common.

Fraud cases are often complex. But our experts in civil fraud will develop and implement the right legal strategy to trace, preserve and recover assets in the UK and abroad.

Fraud often crosses borders, so we work closely with a strong network of legal and financial providers across multiple jurisdictions. You may be a multinational business, an SME, or an individual – whatever your situation, we’re here to help.

Freezing orders. Search orders. Norwich Pharmacal Orders. Our team can also obtain the urgent relief you need to preserve evidence and your assets.

We can also help defend you from civil fraud proceedings. We’re on-hand to mitigate the damage allegations of fraud may have.

  • Fraudulent Misrepresentation/ Tort of Deceit
  • Interim relief (Including Freezing Orders)
  • Internal Investigations
  • Unlawful means conspiracy / Secret Commission
  • Asset Recovery
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Authorised Push Payment Fraud
  • Defending Civil Fraud Claims
  • Enforcement and Recovery
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We are regularly referred work by overseas firms, and in have experience of assisting foreign clients with English proceedings.  To read about our expertise in French, please click here.

Fraude et recouvrement d’actifs

Notre équipe est composée de spécialistes dans le contentieux lié à la fraude civile et au recouvrement d’actifs détournés. Nous représentons les particuliers ainsi que les sociétés victimes de fraudes (escroquerie, abus de confiance, abus de biens sociaux, fraude aux paiements, etc.).

Le recouvrement d’actifs nécessite souvent l’intervention dans diverses juridictions, et nous travaillons étroitement avec notre réseau d’avocats étrangers et d’enquêteurs.

Nous représentons également des personnes (souvent dirigeants et/ou actionnaires, et cadres supérieurs) et des sociétés dans des contentieux complexes concernant des allégations de fraude. Concernant, par exemple, des accusations de manquement de leurs obligations envers la société entrainant un préjudice, même sans la partie défenderesse ayant tiré profit.

Pour en savoir plus, ou pour parler avec un spécialiste en français ou en anglais, veuillez contacter Ellie Spencer à l’adresse suivante : [email protected]

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