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Commercial Crime

We are a team of experienced commercial crime specialists with expertise spread across Europe.

We act for clients across multiple sectors including energy and extractives, financial services, food and drink, transport, logistics and sport.

Our international commercial crime group spans the UK, France, Germany and Spain. We provide clients in each of these jurisdictions with premium advice and are adept at handling significant and complex cross-border corporate investigations, as well as acting on local issues specific to those jurisdictions.

Notable instructions

While we are not able to disclose details of a number of our most significant instructions, as a matter of public record we have acted for:

  • Alstom in the largest contested corporate corruption case in UK history;
  • ENRC in the longest running corporate criminal investigation in the UK Serious Fraud Office’s history; 
  • Individuals as part of the Rolls-Royce bribery investigation; 
  •  Individuals as part of the Rio Tinto corruption investigation;
  • Wirecard AG, conducting an investigation across nine jurisdictions in relation to allegations of serious commercial crime, including fraud and money laundering, in the context of one of the most complex and high-profile recent criminal investigations.