Business crime and fraud
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Business crime and fraud can impact a number of different legal areas, including theft, money laundering, claims regarding fraudulent misrepresentation and allegations of forgery.
B P Collins has a wide experience in dealing with litigation in all of these areas including serious and complex investigations conducted by all major agencies including:
- Serious Fraud Office
- National Crime Agency
- City of London Economic Crime Unit
- Department of Business Innovation and Skills
It is crucial that you contact our criminal law team as soon as you are aware that there may be an investigation.
We are specialists and committed to defending your rights and protecting your interests.
Basic steps towards protection include the control and monitoring of access to equipment, documents and computers to prevent any unauthorised use. Other preventative measures, such as training staff in your security systems and your disciplinary policies and procedures could lessen your chances of becoming a victim of fraud.
If your business is threatened by fraudulent activity from a client or member of staff, our dispute resolution team have extensive experience in managing such cases and can liaise with the police and other relevant authorities when required.
Evidence gathering is crucial for investigating fraud and our lawyers can apply for interim relief including freezing injunctions and search and disclosure orders if necessary to protect your business.