Allegations of fraud emanate from a variety of investigative bodies, often involving business related matters. Our particular experience relates to prosecution by the following organisations; Serious Fraud Office, Fraud Prosecution Service, Serious Crime Unit, Crown Prosecution Service, Her Majesty's Customs & Revenue, Economic Crime Unit, Department of Trade & Industry, Pensions Agency, and related Government bodies.
We have particular experience in the following fraud investigations:
- 'MTIC' (missing trader intra-community fraud) / Carousel frauds;
- VAT frauds;
- mortgage fraud;
- corruption allegations;
- tax evasion across the board;
- fraudulent trading
- insurance fraud.
We have represented a number of professionals from company directors through to solicitors and accountants who find themselves in the unfortunate position of being prosecuted for fraud related matters.
We have a team of dedicated and experienced lawyers in this field who provide an excellent service to clients.
We allocate a team to work on any fraud case at any one time to ensure an excellent level of service so effectively no stone is left unturned.
We offer a personal service to clients so they do not feel they are part of a conveyor belt of cases as is sometimes true of our competitors.
The criminal litigation department is highly regarded for excellent representation it provides. We were members of the Serious Fraud Panel, subsequently the Specialist Fraud Panel and have been awarded a Very High Costs Case Contract as recognition of this expertise.
The Legal 500 2016 lists Russell-Cooke amongst London's leading teams for fraud and Jae Carwardine is noted as a leading lawyer in crime.
If privately instructed, we are able to offer competitive hourly rates while not compromising on the quality of your representation.