Bribery and Corruption

We have substantial experience in advising and defending corporate and individual clients in relation to corruption and bribery investigations.

We have acted in many high profile corruption cases such as the alleged corruption at News International publications, the investigation into the BAE SFO corruption enquiry and the prosecution of individuals arising from the Oil-For Food Sanctions.

We are currently advising the Directors of Soma Oil and Gas in connection with the SFO investigation in to allegations of bribery and corruption in respect of oil contracts in Somalia.

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Team Specialists

David Byrne

David Byrne is a business crime specialist and specialises in all aspects of civil and criminal fraud, regulatory investigations and money laundering enquiries and has particular expertise in Inland Revenue investigations, prosecutions and settlements.

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Matthew Frankland

Matthew is Partner and a criminal law specialist with 20 years of experience in major criminal fraud trials and investigations. He handles all kinds of fraud cases and focuses on raising arguments designed to stop cases reaching charge or trial.

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Michael Potts

Michael specialises in the defence of financial crime, fraud and regulatory investigations and prosecutions. He has acted in numerous high profile investigations and prosecutions brought against individuals by the SFO, FCA, Fraud Prosecution Service, and other regulatory bodies and prosecution ag Full Profile

Sara Teasdale

Sara’s practice consists of acting primarily for senior, often high-profile, individuals and corporate clients who find themselves the subject of criminal or regulatory investigations and prosecutions. Sara has represented clients being investigated/prosecuted by, amongst others, the Seriou Full Profile