Department profile submitted by Signature Litigation LLP
The department has recognised strength in managing all aspects of civil fraud in relation to its intersection with business crime and regulatory intervention. This includes investigating, initiating and defending all types of civil fraud claims. The department acts for a number of clients and other professionals, including foreign lawyers, forensic accountants, private investigators, IT specialists, liaising as appropriate with criminal and regulatory authorities on their behalf, to ensure the most effective strategy is adopted to deal with the interplay of the civil, criminal and regulatory landscape.
The department's notable practitioners have been involved in guiding clients through investigation and litigation, managing the complex evidential and privilege issues often arising, and working effectively with other specialists, both domestically and internationally.
The department has been involved in some very high profile cases involving accusations of dishonest and fraudulent activity against businesses and individuals, and is rapidly expanding its work in this area.