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White Collar Crime & Investigations

Our specialist team advises clients around the world on all aspects of white collar crime including: compliance; internal, regulatory and criminal investigations; self-reporting and criminal defence.

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Global reach

Our team comprises specialists based across Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific, complemented by a global network of trusted partners.

Comprehensive advice

We offer a multidisciplinary team of forensic accountants, technologists and compliance professionals in addition to legal experts.

Cutting edge

We have acted on several precedent-setting cases, including the first prosecution of a 'failure to prevent' bribery offence in the UK.

Our global team of specialist advisers operates at the intersection of business and regulation. They have acted on a number of precedent-setting matters, including:

  • Advising Sweett Group in the first prosecution of a company for failure to prevent bribery contrary to s.7 of the Bribery Act
  • Acting in the first corporate bribery self-report and subsequent negotiated civil settlement in Scotland

  • Acting as independent Investigation Counsel to a multilateral development bank in respect of its investigation into allegations of sanctionable practices in China and India 

Our team is unique among law firms in that we offer a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers and forensic accountants focused on forensic investigations and major compliance reviews. We work closely with our highly-experienced Civil Fraud & Asset Recovery team to provide comprehensive, commercial and joined-up advice as to the civil and criminal implications of complex fraud.

Our latest work

Our advisers act on domestic and international matters of all shapes and sizes, working with many of the leading names in the market. Browse our experience below, or use the filters to look-up recent work in particular geographies and industry sectors.

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    With over 430 partners and 3000 people around the world, we are well-placed to support you across a full range of legal and advisory services.

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    Pinsent Masons wins Construction Team of the Year at the Middle East Legal Awards

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has won Construction Team of the Year at the Middle East Legal Awards 2021.

    Pinsent Masons collaborates with LifeArc on expert paper to support drug repurposing

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has collaborated with medical research charity LifeArc, on a new report offering expert advice, insights and practical tips to charities, researchers and funders hoping to repurpose drugs for other – often rare and fatal – conditions.

    Pinsent Masons advises UCL on £300m sustainability bond

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised University College London (UCL) on its debut issue of £300m 1.625% sustainability bonds due 2061 - the first publicly listed sustainability bonds in the higher education sector.