Legal Advice for Corporate Crime Cases
If you, your client, or your company is contemplating or involved in an investigation into suspected criminal, fraudulent activity or business crime, we at Ison Harrison can suggest your next legal steps. We will support you and advise you or your company throughout any investigation.
We understand that dealing with a corporate criminal investigation can be a difficult and disconcerting time. Whether you’re facing an investigation, dealing with the aftermath or, ensuring your business is run in a legally compliant way, we are here to assist you.
New offences such as the failure to prevent bribery in the Bribery Act 2010, and failure to prevent tax evasion in the Criminal Finances Act 2017, can cause issues in client/business relationships.
We advise individuals and businesses during investigations, prosecutions and court proceedings. We can offer you initial advice with complete confidentiality upon any of the below:
- Banking Fraud
- Internal investigations
- Professional Disciplinary Proceedings
- Hawala Banking
- Money laundering
- Bribery and corruption
- Corporate prosecutions
- Conspiracy to defraud
- Serious fraud
- Trading standard investigations
- Business dispute resolution
- Cyber crime
- Environmental crime
- Health and safety prosecutions
- FCA investigations – Financial Conduct Authority
- FACT – federation against copyright theft
- HMRC Tax investigations
Regardless of your situation, our business solicitors have expertise and vast experience in criminal defense and technical regulatory breaches. We have a team of experienced lawyers in this field; offering immediate expertise to yourself or your organisation in relation to a business or professional crisis.
Our Solicitors will work with Regulatory, Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution and Employment departments to provide a fully comprehensive service. We work closely across a variety of departments. If a particular issue arises, we will be able to deal with it quickly, accurately, and cost effectively.
Seeking specialist advice is vital in such circumstances, as the safety of your business and reputation is at stake. You or your business must receive a robust and discreet defence in order to avoid future damage. It is difficult to manage crisis and situations, without the right experts and correct advice.
You should seek specialist advice to challenge demands authorities may make. We can also direct you on how to work in compliance with business law and sector regulations: this avoids issues arising in the future.