Hickman & Rose's business crime team is regularly instructed in the most serious and complex financial crime matters as they relate to individuals. Its lawyers have represented individuals in some of the most significant SFO cases of recent years, such as ENRC, UnaOil, Serco, BAT, G4S and Rolls-Royce. The team recently secured the acquittal of the former Managing Director of Tesco UK Ltd, accused in relation to an alleged £250m revenue recognition fraud.
The team has extensive experience advising and representing individuals at risk when the SFO and a corporate enter into a deferred prosecution agreement.
The team’s lawyers are experienced in complex cross-border financial crime cases, including investigations by the US and European law enforcement agencies.They defend cross-border bribery and corruption matters, revenue recognition fraud and conduct and respond to internal investigations.
Clients are served by a highly-evolved team working system with expertise across professional boundaries, including both barristers and solicitors, and lawyers with experience of enforcement.
Limiting or preventing reputational damage is extremely important.The firm has an outstanding track record in pursuing successful complaints, challenges and compensation claims.
The team is also experienced in financial services regulatory cases. It provides expert strategic advice when these cases interface with business and financial crime, including matters under scrutiny by the FCA and FRC.