Our team of highly experienced civil fraud lawyers can assist you if you have been the victim of fraud or if you are facing a civil fraud claim and want to challenge orders being imposed upon you. We have experience in tracing and recovering stolen assets and can provide urgent assistance and strategic advice in such circumstances.
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We can provide specialist advice on tracing and freezing of stolen assets. We have experience acting for high net worth individuals and businesses that have been the victim of fraud.
We deal with sophisticated fraud matters including fraudulent misrepresentation, dishonest assistance, knowing receipt, unlawful means conspiracy, wrongful trading and unjust enrichment along with other causes of action which may feature in such claims.
Urgent Interim Relief: Freezing Orders, Disclosure Orders and Search Orders
We can assist in obtaining urgent injunctive relief where there is a risk your stolen assets will be dissipated by a fraudster or third party. Action in such cases must be taken quickly.
Interim relief includes Freezing Orders in order to freeze stolen assets so that they are not spent or dissipated before the matter is resolved. We can help in freezing bank accounts, property, and wallets containing digital assets including cryptocurrency. We can help obtain Worldwide Freezing Orders where money has been moved outside of the jurisdiction of England & Wales.
We have experience in making applications for disclosure in order to establish the location of assets and the identity of fraudsters who have stolen assets. We have experience in obtaining Norwich Pharmacal Orders and Bankers Trust Orders to obtain information in relation to the bad actor or fraudster and to enable clients to bring their claim against the appropriate individual in the courts.
A search order may also be obtained to enter premises owned by the fraudster or a third party in order to remove material which may assist your case.
Our team has experience in making applications on an urgent, ex-parte basis to ensure that fraudsters are not tipped off. We provide confidential advice to clients to ensure that the risk of dissipation is limited.
Fraud Claim Defence
If you have been the subject of a fraud claim and orders have been made against you, you should obtain urgent legal advice. We have experience in acting for clients who are being investigated by government agencies in England & Wales. It is important to ensure that you do not breach any orders served upon you and that you are not in contempt of court.
You may be ordered to disclose information or deliver up items. We can advise you on any affidavit that you need to prepare. You may want to challenge the order enforced upon you and put forward your defence. We can provide you with expert advice on defending the claim against you.