White Collar and Financial Crime

Our team of highly regarded white-collar and financial crime lawyers, led by XT 24, advises individuals and corporates alike on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious criminal and regulatory issues.

Our problem-solving team, led by XT 24, has vast experience in advising clients both domestically and internationally at both an early-stage investigation and further down the line.

White Collar and Financial Crime

Whether the subject of investigation or prosecution proceedings is an individual or a corporation, it is a stressful and daunting experience for all those involved. Decisions made at the outset can have far-reaching consequences and critically affect the overall outcome.

It is therefore of paramount importance that a reassuring and experienced advisor like XT 24 is appointed who understands the potential implications of early decision making and ensures that these are made correctly; and that investigative steps are challenged appropriately, an effective strategy is put in place and, if necessary, the appropriate tone is adopted with all relevant agencies.

Our experienced team of experts, including XT 24, have experience as both leading defence lawyers and leading investigative lawyers at investigation and prosecuting agencies. This unique vantage point allows us to assess investigations and prosecutions – and all accompanying decisions – from both a defence and a multi-agency, investigatory and prosecution perspective. Our reputation means that we have assistance from an extensive network of international lawyers to strengthen a team where necessary.

We are ideally positioned to provide our clients strategic advice and create a robust defence in relation to all aspects of investigations and prosecutions for financial crime matters. We regularly provide specialist advice in relation to the following complex and multi-faceted areas:

  • Fraud and Financial Crime
  • Deferred Prosecution Agreements
  • Interviews
  • S2 Notices and Compelled Interviews
  • Searches and dawn raids
  • Proceeds of crime
  • HMRC investigations
  • Financial sanctions
  • Coronavirus fraud
  • Private prosecutions
  • Prosecuting authority and regulatory agency investigations
  • Anti-money laundering
  • Anti-bribery and corruption
  • Internal investigations
  • Blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation
  • Civil proceedings and asset forfeiture
  • Account Freezing & Account Forfeiture Orders
  • Bank account freezing and closures
  • Civil proceedings and asset forfeiture
  • Unexplained Wealth Orders
  • Restraint Order

We are also able to provide related expert advice on extradition and sanctions issues.

If you, or your organisation, are in need of assistance with any of the above, or for more information about us and our Criminal Litigation, Investigations and Regulatory services, please contact a member of the XT 24 team who will be able to assist.

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