CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS

Our criminal lawyers offer expert advice to public officers and individuals under investigation for a criminal offence.

INVESTIGATIONS BY TRADING STANDARDS

Trading Standards enforce criminal laws and regulations intended to protect consumers, businesses and the general public. If you or your business is under investigation our white-collar crime solicitors can help.

INVESTIGATIONS BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

If your business activity is being investigated our expert regulatory lawyers will help advise on all aspects of co-operating with public external investigations undertaken by domestic and foreign authorities.

INVESTIGATIONS AND PROSECUTIONS BY REGULATORS

Our regulatory lawyers are experienced in defending individuals in cases brought against them by industry regulators including HMRC, HSE, CMA, NCA, SFO and the FCA.

DAWN RAIDS

HMRC has the power of search or to gain entry to premises without notice as well as make arrests. If you have been subject to a ‘Dawn Raid’ our expert Regulatory Law team will advise you on next steps.

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS AND PROSECUTIONS

Our expert corporate crime solicitors guide businesses through the investigations process and are experienced in successfully defending corporate clients against prosecutions.

ENFORCEMENT ACTION BY REGULATORS

Our corporate crime solicitors are seeing more law enforcement agencies use their powers to investigate wrongdoing and breaches of regulations. If you are faced with enforcement action by a regulator our expert Regulatory Law team can help.

INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS

Our Regulatory Law team helps conduct effective internal investigations as a precursor to anticipated regulatory action. We provide expert, straightforward advice through each stage of the investigation and help advise on the best course of remedial action following the outcome.

DAWN RAIDS

HMRC has the power of search or to gain entry to premises without notice as well as make arrests. If you have been subject to a ‘Dawn Raid’ our expert Regulatory Law team will advise you on next steps.

FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATION

Our regulatory lawyers work closely with our Banking and Finance team to take a commercial approach to legal matters relating to the financial services regulations.

PARLIAMENTARY SELECT COMMITTEE ENQUIRIES

Our Regulatory Law team supports clients subject to a parliamentary inquiry through the legalities involved throughout the inquiries and evidence process.

BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION

We advise businesses under investigation for bribery. We also provide proactive legal advice on compliance with the Bribery Act 2010.

SANCTIONS AND EXPORT CONTROLS

Our regulatory lawyers stay ahead of the latest changes to domestic, regional and international frameworks to help advise you on a range of matters involving sanctions and export controls.

RISK MANAGEMENT

Our regulatory law experts advise on policies, procedures and compliance in order to address and mitigate risk.