We are one of the leading Commercial Fraud ‘fraud and financial crime defence’ solicitors in the UK. We have been involved in many of the leading Commercial Fraud cases related to general crime(s), fraudulent matters, financial crimes & theft, property disputes and related cases. Our criminal defence lawyers being astute, supportive and highly sophisticated are particularly known for their adept skills in providing strategic, sensible and practical criminal law advice and are keen to keep potentially high profile cases out of the public eye.
We are one of the leading London law firms that enjoy an excellent international legal connection, with over 7 languages spoken in our offices, which is highly important for mutual legal assistance requests and international investigations into offences such as corruption, cartels, frauds and money laundering etc. Our specialist Commercial Fraud solicitors can help you seek redress on a whole range of Commercial Fraud cases and related disputes such as;
Corruption and bribery
Property disputes & frauds
Conspiracy to defraud
Carousel & Missing Trader Intra-Community Fraud
Corruption & Bribery
Harding Mitchell has a vast experience defending clients accused of corruption and bribery allegations. The Bribery Act 2010 came into force in 2011 in the UK and affects all businesses and organizations where bribes are paid between two parties. Our team has a fearsome reputation for challenging complex investigations and succeeding complicated cases. We understand that serious allegations of this kind can put anyone under a lot of strain. We ensure that our solicitors are easily approachable and professional. Our company tends to go an extra mile for our worthy clients and we will be at your side to provide you with the necessary help and useful advice throughout your case.
This criminal act involves the misuse of information during trade investments in the UK markets. This is also known as a form of market abuse. Such cases have historically been very complex to prove and to prosecute. This is because of the huge amount of information and details that have to be gathered as proof to build up and win the case. However, this fraudulent act is being aggressively targeted by the concerned authorities and the number of prosecuted cases have been on the rise in the recent past. In addition to this, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has powers to take any kind of action against anyone who is suspected of market abuse/insider dealing or whose conduct falls below normal acceptable standards.
Harding Mitchell team has a lot of expertise in advising clients who are suspected of insider dealing. One must never underestimate the importance of early legal advice. Therefore, we deem it important to always advise our clients from the moment a particular allegation arises. We are always open for a confidential and no-obligation discussion. If the situation is urgent, we can be reached outside office hours on 07949 265 790.
Your business partner can get caught up in investigations and allegations related to money laundering and can even get prosecuted because according to investigative agencies, knowing about the money source(s) is important and the concerned person is held accountable in case of illegal means or activities. Money laundering regulations have become complex and stringent and agencies responsible for carrying out investigations into such offences have got far-reaching powers. Therefore, by seeking proper legal advice at the earliest, many of our clients facing prosecution dilemmas have been able to protect their assets with our support.
If you have been charged with a money laundering offence by the National Crime Agency, the Police or any other concerned body, our team can give you advice on your case and will commit tirelessly to give you the best result. Harding Mitchell is known for leaving no stone unturned when it comes to analysing evidence against their clients. This attention to detail can make a lot of difference and leave you ‘not guilty’ from found ‘guilty’.
Harding Mitchell solicitors possess a wealth of expertise in defending companies against investigations related to health & safety standards. We can quickly identify weaknesses in the case against you and can argue for its dismissal or at the very least, some leniency to be applied in order to take account of any special circumstances. Proper legal advice at the early stages of an investigation or allegation will increase your chances of a successful outcome. A sudden investigation can most certainly lead to a company being wound up and the directors being subject to criminal proceedings. A swift action with proper guidance can lead to outstanding results for our worthy clients. You can count on us to stand up for you when you require our help. Our solicitors’ team can help you with;
Health & safety compliance advice
Risk management systems
Serious incident procedures
We understand how stressful a tax investigation can be for you or your business. A hefty tax bill, fine or a penalty that you cannot afford can be very disturbing.
Mitchell Harding solicitors can take control of any situation on your behalf so you do not have to worry too much about the investigation allegations and charges. We will provide you guidance on each and every step. Our core team possesses years of experience handling such cases and will strive to examine all options available for a quick & robust defense.
Mortgage fraud occurs when inaccurate information is contained in mortgage loan application for obtaining a loan that would not have been authorized if the lender had information about the facts. Harding Mitchell has extensive experience in this particular niche. We understand it is pertinent to challenge each and every aspect of the allegations made against you by the mortgage provider. We do our best to prevent investigations from proceeding any further and we try to achieve that at the very earliest because a conviction could affect your future job and insurance prospects, in addition to heavy penalties in the form of a fine or imprisonment and a stained reputation. In such cases, our interventions determine whether a custodial or a non-custodial sentence is imposed.
You can speak to us in confidence on our contact number or visit our office for that purpose. We assure you, you will always find our solicitors to be extremely professional and friendly. Our team has decades of experience dealing with mortgage cases and we leave no stone unturned to give clients the best advice & guidance at every step.
Property Disputes & Frauds
Our specialist property dispute lawyers have a wealth of understanding of property law and can aid you in seeking redress on any kind of property dispute and related frauds. We can help identify fraudulent acts in property disputes and resolve these issues before they become extremely costly and complicated. However, we also take the Court’s help if the dispute somehow, cannot be settled out of Court. We ensure you the best chance of winning your case(s) in a reasonable period of time.
Conspiracy to defraud
An agreement signed by two persons in order to dishonestly deprive another individual of something that belongs to them, knowing they have no right, is what is termed as ‘conspiracy to defraud’. In this case, the evidence of the agreement is important and that is what basically governs the extent to succeed. If you are facing an investigation for conspiracy to defraud, it is crucial that you are given sound advice at the earliest opportunity and that the case is prevented from going any further to prevent future repercussions. The Harding Mitchell Solicitors team is highly qualified in analyzing complicated financial evidence in this particular area of law. We deem outstanding client care and satisfaction as our highest priority. Our past records and client cases speak for themselves. Your worries are our main concern.
Carousel & Missing Trader Intra-Community Fraud
MTIC fraud involves goods imported VAT-free from certain places and then sold on VAT inclusive prices. Carousel fraud is committed when goods after being imported VAT-free are sold on to traders without VAT payment. These goods are exported so VAT can be easily be claimed back from the government.
Despite the complications involved in such cases, Harding Mitchell has a reputation for providing its clients with proper legal advice. Our solicitors have a forensic know how of HMRC and related authorities functioning and investigative procedures. We act swiftly to defend our clients from future consequences.
Get our help!
If you are on the receiving end of a particular legal action and require legal advice and help, then you must be fully assured that the Harding Mitchell Solicitors team will fight your corner for the protection of your rights. To enquire about legal advice and help on Commercial Fraud claims, contact our professional Commercial Fraud team to find out how we can be of assistance. Our contact no: -020 3191 8080.