Fraud & financial investigations

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The volume of fraud and financial crime is on the increase, with more and more sophisticated methods being employed.

Whether an individual or company is a victim of fraud – or is accused of a financial crime – the repercussions can be extremely negative. As well as the financial implications, the impact on management time and the potential for reputational damage can be significant.

What do we do?

Our team is experienced in acting for claimants and defendants in fraud disputes and asset tracing actions across a broad range of industry sectors. Within the Group we also have forensics and business intelligence experts including certified forensic accountants. We have particular strengths in advising on:

  • breach of duty
  • corporate transactions and restructurings
  • financial services and banking litigation
  • asset finance
  • asset recovery
  • insurance litigation
  • corporate crime
  • computer forensics and data analytics..
Gateley focuses on both criminal and civil fraud, possessing ‘great commerciality’ and ‘demonstrates great strength in depth’.
Legal 500, UK, 2018

We’re highly regarded for our expertise in sub-sectors of civil fraud, including licenced and Court appointed professionals, and have expertise in tax and regulatory investigations.

Our lawyers advise clients in multi-jurisdictional and cross-border asset recovery work – often dealing with elements of organised crime and terrorism – in the British Virgin Islands, Cyprus, Russia and Ukraine. To learn more about this type of advice see our offshore litigation team.

Who do we help?

We work with banks, corporate and financial services organisations, as well as ultra-high-net-worth individuals and foreign regulatory authorities.

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