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Business Crime

Our highly experienced and skilled business crime and regulatory solicitors are able to advise and support businesses and organisations, as well as directors, trustees and employees, in all aspects of their dealings with law enforcement and regulatory bodies.

We are instructed by a range of business sectors including legal, financial, education, healthcare, charities, manufacturing, engineering and sports sectors.

Our business crime and regulatory solicitors are able to provide prompt, expert advice to the highest standard in connection with criminal and regulatory investigations led by the police, SFO and FCA. We also act and advise in conducting internal investigations. We are adept at handling sensitive and high-profile cases and work with colleagues in the Media team to manage any reputational issues that may arise.

They have real strength in depth in terms of the quality of their lawyers, and the quality of their case preparation is a cut above their competitors. They go the extra mile for every client, leaving no stone unturned in promoting a defence.

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Our team advises organisations, directors and employees on a range of business crime and regulatory matters, including:

  • Fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Bribery and corruption investigations
  • Breach of health and safety and fire regulations,
  • Companies Act offences
  • Covid fraud
  • Allegations of gross negligence manslaughter, and corporate manslaughter, including initial investigations, criminal proceedings and inquests
  • Financial sanctions
  • Insider dealing and market abuse

Our highly experienced lawyers have an excellent track record of successfully representing clients in some of the largest and most difficult financial and business crime cases. We are adept at investigating, tracking down and examining evidence, bringing to bear, our renowned forensic skills in analysing the prosecution case. Our team are fiercely committed to our client’s interests and rights when defending their cases.

Our dedicated team of business crime solicitors will provide a personal, bespoke, timely and expert service to assist you with all of your business crime and regulatory investigations needs.

To speak to one of our specialist business crime solicitors please complete the enquiry form here or call us on +44 (0)20 7014 2020. If you need emergency assistance outside of office hours please contact us on +44 (0)20 7305 5638.

What others say

Bindmans has some of the best white-collar partners in the industry.

Legal 500 2022 – Fraud: white-collar crime

Bindmans offer a genuinely caring and dedicated service whilst fighting hard for their clients. They have an outstanding team of very professional lawyers and support staff.

Legal 500 2022 – Fraud: white-collar crime

Bindmans have an infrastructure that has been developed to allow large and complex cases to be litigated efficiently and diligently. Their partners are very experienced and capable lawyers, who lead teams comprising highly talented junior solicitors and very capable paralegals, resulting in a team dynamic (incorporating counsel) that results in cases being dealt with extremely well on a consistent basis.

Legal 500 2022 – Fraud: white-collar crime

It’s a very impressive team that works so hard for its clients – the lawyers’ energy is relentless and you’d want them in your corner.

Chambers and Partners 2022 – Crime

They have real strength in depth in terms of the quality of their lawyers and the quality of their case preparation is a cut above their competitors.

Legal 500 2021 – Fraud: white-collar crime

Bindmans are a committed team of solicitors whose approach and dedication to a case is first-class.

Legal 500 2021 – Fraud: white-collar crime

They go the extra mile for every client, leaving no stone unturned in promoting a defence.

Legal 500 2021 – Fraud: white-collar crime

They are among the best in the market – the quality of all those working across the team is exceptionally high.

Chambers and Partners 2021 – Crime

Bindmans are an extremely impressive outfit, with a huge amount of expertise within the team.

Legal 500 2020 – Fraud: white-collar crime

Concentrates on high-exposure fraud matters with a wealth of experience in jury trial work. Highly regarded for its work for private clients. Experienced across the full range of criminal fraud and regulatory investigations. Also adept at bribery and corruption cases.

Chambers and Partners 2020 – Financial Crime: Individuals

The firm acts in privately and publicly funded cases as well as cases funded by third parties, such as employers and insurance companies. Areas of expertise include fraud and international bribery and corruption.

Legal 500 2019 – Financial Crime

One of the top-tier firms in the country undertaking criminal work and a well-oiled organisation – they know exactly what they are doing.

Chambers and Partners 2019 – Financial Crime: Individuals

Bindmans LLP ‘combines high-level, specialist expertise with a passionate commitment to the interests of their professional clients. It advises on international bribery and corruption cases and regulatory proceedings. The firm continues to act for a former senior banker at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in a multimillion-pound case for conspiring to make or receive corrupt payments. The team has ‘an ethos of diligence and hard work that runs right through the department’.

Legal 500 2018 – Fraud: white-collar crime

Bindmans are first class: they have meticulous preparation and the highest level of client care. Their support structure, in terms of staff to deal with the workload of large cases, is excellent. Bindmans thoroughly deserve their stellar reputation.

Chambers and Partners 2018 – Crime

They’re a really strong firm doing a wide range of criminal work. They really leave no stone unturned, and their client care is fantastic.

Chambers and Partners 2018 – Crime

Meet the team

Katie Wheatley
Partner

Head of Crime, Fraud and Regulatory

Tayab Ali
Partner | Deputy Managing Partner BD

Crime, Fraud and Regulatory | Political, Diplomatic and International Law

Kate Goold
Partner

Crime, Fraud and Regulatory

Catherine Jackson
Associate

Crime, Fraud and Regulatory

Jude Lanchin
Associate

Crime, Fraud and Regulatory

Hester Cavaciuti
Solicitor

Crime, Fraud and Regulatory

Hannah Cheesebrough
Solicitor

Crime, Fraud and Regulatory

Ella Jefferson
Solicitor

Crime, Fraud and Regulatory

Claire Hann
Trainee solicitor

Crime, Fraud and Regulatory

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