white collar crime and internal investigations

We provide advice and assistance on white collar crime to companies, directors and senior employees:

  • Bribery, corruption and money-laundering
  • Compliance procedures to prevent fraud and corruption
  • Internal investigations
  • Support for interviews by Police and regulators
  • Negotiation with prosecutors and self-reporting requirements
  • Advocacy in all courts
  • Training


Our lawyers are experts in white collar crime.  For example, Fiona Horlick QC is one of the leading specialists in the field and is the co-editor and contributing author of the premier international textbook on bribery, 'Lissack and Horlick on Bribery'.  Valerie Charbit also has extensive experience of taking a large variety of fraud and corruption cases to trial.  


Fiona and Valerie are particularly well placed to lead an authoritative internal investigation. They are supported by other team members bringing to bear the best skills of witness interviewing, analysis of documents, drafting and presenting their findings.  Simon Joyston-Bechal sits as a committee member of the City of London Law Society Corporate Crime and Corruption Committee.

White collar crime

White collar crime