Successive Governments have increasingly targeted the business sector with a range of laws, perhaps most obviously the Bribery Act, which has changed the landscape in which businesses must operate.
This has made it imperative for companies and their executives to ensure they are fully compliant with Criminal and Regulatory Law when transacting business.
Our Business Crime Solicitors have extensive experience of advising businesses and executives both in responding to investigations by domestic and international enforcement agencies; and increasingly in devising bespoke compliance packages and training programmes.
The department is independently recognised as one of the leaders in its field. The Legal 500 states that "Slater and Gordon Lawyers has an ‘approachable team’. Highlights included securing the discharge of a restraint order and the successful closure of a fraud investigation against a large company.
"Slater and Gordon has been involved in some significant investigations recently, including an insider dealing/market abuse investigation. The firm advised several individuals in the Libor investigation, and is also defending a trader under investigation by the FSA for insider dealing".
The team has been involved in a large number of recent high profile cases involving UK and overseas enforcement agencies including:
The reputation our Business Crime Lawyers have secured has been built on over 30 years’ experience, during which we have won significant independent praise.
Slater and Gordon Lawyers is one of the UK's largest and well known law firms with offices in London, Manchester, Watford, Liverpool, Birmingham, Sheffield, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Cambridge and Preston.