Tag: white collar crime

Simon Morgan

Based in London, Simon Morgan is a consultant solicitor in criminal litigation with 20 years’ experience. He represents private and corporate clients in the full spectrum of criminal and regulatory cases (including white collar crime) but specialises in complex fraud and financial crime matters, particularly those with a strong international element. He has extensive experience …

Business & White Collar Crime

Investigations held by regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies into severe fraud and business crime committed by corporates and individuals are on the rise, and dealing with the complexities of these cases requires extensive expertise. At Sherrards, we represent private and corporate clients across the full spectrum of criminal and regulatory cases, specialising in the …

Bribery Act Advisory Services

In today’s climate of anti-corruption, companies face a significant challenge in navigating the complexities of compliance.  Since 2011, the Bribery Act has been in force to consolidate UK anti-corruption laws. It has wide-ranging effect to punish both individuals and commercial organisations (or its agents or affiliates) for giving or receiving bribes, including facilitation payments.  It …

Criminal Fraud

We represent individuals and companies under investigation, or being prosecuted for alleged criminal fraud by agencies including the Serious Fraud Office, HM Revenue & Customs, City of London Police, or the Financial Conduct Authority. Our expertise encompasses the full range of complex fraud matters, including tax, duty and VAT evasion, tax avoidance schemes and missing …

Criminal Restraint and Confiscation Orders

Restraint and confiscation orders: The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 enables agencies, whether the police, HM Revenue & Customs, the Serious Fraud Office, or Trading Standards to restrain, or freeze the assets of persons under criminal investigation pending the outcome of a trial. If a person or a company is convicted of a relevant offence, …

Private Prosecution

UK law affords any person the right to bring a private prosecution.  In a climate of increasing cuts to funding for UK law enforcement, ensuring redress for those who have been the victim of any crime, including economic or cyber-crime, is less certain than ever before.  Bringing a private prosecution is increasingly regarded as a …