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Bindmans LLP

Financial Crime: Individuals

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What the team is known for

Concentrates on high-exposure fraud matters, with a wealth of experience in jury trial work. Highly regarded for its legal aid practice as well as its work for private clients. Experienced across the full range of criminal fraud and regulatory investigations. Also adept at bribery and corruption cases.

Strengths

"They are accessible and diligent," says a source, adding: "Every case is prepared with meticulous detail."

Work highlights

Secured an acquittal for Hussan Hussain who was accused by HMRC of conspiracy to money-launder.

Notable practitioners

Katie Wheatley acts for senior executives in investigations led by the SFO and FCA. She also represents clients facing private prosecution alleging insider trading.
"She is conscientious beyond the call of duty and has a magic touch with sensitive cases."

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Overview

Bindmans is a leading firm in defending clients facing allegations of fraud, financial and business crime. We have extensive experience in this complex and challenging field. For every client we represent, we bring to bear our renowned forensic skills in analysing the prosecution case, and our fierce commitment to our clients’ interests and rights in presenting their defence.

As criminal law specialists we have honed our skills though decades of experience in representing clients facing the most challenging investigations. We defend in relation to investigations by the Serious Fraud Office and regulators such as the Financial Conduct Authority and specialist police and Crown Prosecution Service teams. We provide immediate advice and representation in connection with arrest, search and seizure as well as advising in connection with ongoing investigations and prosecutions. 

We are criminal law specialists with human rights expertise. We combine our knowledge of this niche area of law with an understanding of the corporate context that allows us to represent clients effectively in a range of criminal matters including fraud, insider dealing and market offences, Bribery and Corruption and Money Laundering.

Members

Goold, Kate

Jackson, Catherine

Jefferson, Ella

Lanchin, Jude

Skinns, Jessica

Wheatley, Katie

Industries

Banking

Construction

Defence

Health

Leisure

Media and journalism

Professional services

Public sector

Financial Crime: Individuals Department

Bindmans LLP

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Department location

236 Gray's Inn Road

London

Greater London

UK

WC1X 8HB

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Financial Crime: Individuals


Katie Wheatley
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