Commercial Fraud

"Stellar reputation for acting in high-value commercial disputes."

Chambers and Partners 2018

Our commercial fraud barristers are regularly instructed to act for clients in high-value civil fraud cases, often spanning multiple jurisdictions and involving an international dimension.

We offer specialist advice and advocacy relating to litigation arising out of fraudulent and dishonest conduct, with expertise in:

  • Accounting and auditing
  • Asset recovery and tracing
  • Accessory liability
  • Breach of trust
  • Breaches of fiduciary duty
  • Bribery
  • Civil contempt
  • Conspiracy to injure
  • Constructive trusts
  • Corporate and international fraud
  • Deceit
  • Dishonest assistance
  • False accounting
  • Fraudulent trading
  • Injunctions (including freezing orders, search orders, and orders for disclosure of information)
  • Insurance fraud
  • Internal company investigations
  • Knowing receipt
  • Misfeasance
  • Misuse of confidential information and intellectual property
  • Money laundering
  • Regulatory and Disciplinary Breaches
  • Transactions to defraud creditors
  • Unjust enrichment
  • Unlawful means conspiracy
  • Voidable Transactions

We act for administrators, liquidators and other officeholders, directors, creditors, other stakeholders and the UK Government.

Our members bring valuable experience and insight from a range of related areas, for example where fraud proceedings may arise as a result of company, insolvency and property related disputes.

The Team