There are significant advantages to instructing an external law firm to conduct investigations on behalf of your company. We will be able to provide you with an objective and independent report, and our work will be protected by privilege.
We have close relationships with the best private investigators and forensic accountants to enable us to conduct in-depth and wide-ranging investigations for our clients. Critically, we do this whilst maintaining privilege and providing crucial strategic advice from the outset, to best protect your organisation and senior officers from exposure to liability.
Why choose our Investigations lawyers?Our investigations often dovetail with our expertise in criminal and civil fraud. We can advise you and your business on criminal and regulatory investigations, including defending criminal prosecutions. If enforcement agencies or regulators are investigating these matters, we have the skill and expertise to liaise with them and evaluate the appropriate level of cooperation that is required to achieve the best outcome for our client.
When a fraud has occurred, we can advise on civil action against wrongdoers and the tracing and recovery of assets.
Coming across misconduct in your company is distressing and can be devastating. We are able to advise you throughout the investigation process on how to help protect the reputation of the company and achieve the best possible results.
Notable deals and highlights
- We conducted a wide-ranging cross-border corruption investigation for our client, a global sports federation, which involved parallel criminal proceedings in France.
- We conducted an internal investigation for our client, a FTSE-100 company, into the theft of highly confidential information by its employees.
- Following a whistleblower complaint, we acted for a global payment services provider to conduct an investigation into allegations of financial wrongdoing within multiple jurisdictions, including Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Germany.