Civil Fraud

Our market-leading, multi-disciplinary and international team provides strategic solutions wherever fraud has occurred and acts in the biggest disputes in the world.

Comprehensive advice

Civil and criminal fraud experts work closely together to devise the best strategy for urgently responding to fraud.

Global reach

We have specialists across the globe and provide a truly international civil fraud and asset recovery service.


Lawyers, in-house forensic accountants and e-data specialists work together to deploy cutting-edge solutions.

We have deep understanding of how fraud works and track the latest techniques used to perpetrate fraud and dissipate assets.  Acting for claimants and defendants, our services include:

  • conducting internal investigations
  • advising on and deploying a wide range of procedural tools to obtain information and find and preserve assets
  • helping our clients to reach commercial settlements
  • proposing and implementing litigation strategies, including in complex multi-party, multi-jurisdiction litigation
  • enforcing judgments
  • acting as supervising solicitors where orders are made to search businesses’ premises
  • cyber and cryptocurrency fraud investigations and asset recovery


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Our latest work

Our advisers act on domestic and international projects 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.

    Our expertise, at your disposal

    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.

    Meet the team

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    Alan Sheeley


    Alan heads the firm's international civil fraud and asset recovery practice. He has extensive experience in advising clients on sensitive internal investigations, crisis management and obtaining or defending freezing injunctions.

    Sheeley Alan
    Andrew Herring


    Andrew is a Litigation Partner who specialises in commercial litigation and fraud related investigations.

    Herring Andrew
    Laura Gillespie


    Laura specialises in regulatory enforcement and advises clients in a range of sectors dealing with compliance issues ranging from data and cyber breaches, internal fraud, corporate crime and health & safety.

    Gillespie Laura
    Joanne Gillies


    Joanne leads the contentious insolvency team in Scotland and advises both insolvency practitioners and corporates on all aspects of distressed debt and recoveries.

    Gillies Joanne
    Ann Henry


    Ann leads the IP and Data Litigation team in Dublin and represents international brands and corporates in leading cases before the Irish Courts.

    Henry Ann_Dec 2019
    Sibylle Schumacher

    Rechtsanwältin, Partner

    Sibylle heads the German Dispute Resolution Practice and advises in complex and cross-border litigation and arbitration proceedings.

    Schumacher Sibylle
    Damian Crosse


    Damian is head of the Commercial Litigation and Compliance team in the Gulf region.

    Crosse Damian
    Paul Haswell


    Paul is head of the TMT practice, and specialises in technology (including telecoms and data protection) and advises clients on both non-contentious issues and disputes.

    Paul Haswell