business fraud solicitors

Facing allegations of fraud can be traumatic and cause disruption to your personal and professional life. With the police and authorities being granted more power, more individuals and businesses are now being investigated for fraud. With penalties that include fines and custodial sentences, if you find yourself under investigation, it is vital you get expert advice at the first opportunity.

At Burton Copeland, our fraud solicitors have significant experience in dealing with financial mismanagement and can provide advice and guidance on your case. To speak to a member of the team, you can either call us today on 0161 827 9500, or fill in our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

burton copeland have an experienced to help you

Since the Fraud Act 2006 was introduced, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) have been using legislation to bring forward investigations and prosecutions, making the need for experienced business fraud lawyers greater than ever before.

Our team has represented many clients who have been accused of fraud, building defence cases that have gone on to be successful in court and resulted in reduced penalties for those involved.

why choose burton copeland for your defence?

With over 35 years’ experience of defending clients, the fraud defence team at Burton Copeland prides itself on providing the best possible service for you, and will fight for a positive outcome for your case.

We have handled all types of cases, from minor incidents to serious fraud, and understand the issues that you, your family and your business will face throughout proceedings, which is why we deliver a sensitive service that keeps your best intentions at the forefront.

Our criminal defence lawyers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so you have access to our expertise and guidance whenever you need it.

get in touch with burton copeland

To speak to a member of our fraud team, you can call our Manchester office on 0161 827 9500 during office hours, or 0161 832 7834 at any other time. Alternatively, you can fill in our online form and let us know a suitable time to get in touch with you.

Historically, the team of fraud solicitors have been involved in many of the high profile cases, several instigated by the Serious Fraud Office:

  • Barlow Clowes – a £180 million fraud on investors
  • Stevens – multi-handed mortgage fraud
  • Paul O’Neal – time share fraud
  • Awan – diversion of excise, London City Bond, a leading abuse of process case
  • Maxwell – pension fraud
  • Smith – Butte mining fraud, at the time the longest running trial ever in the UK
  • Miller – the largest ever trading standards prosecution in the UK