The Business Crime Team is a blend of Doughty Street’s criminal and civil practitioners. It is unique in its breadth of experience and ability.

Criminal investigations may be guarded against by achieving compliant regulatory regimes, and are to be addressed if they commence before any criminal charges are brought.

The state’s investigation of crime no longer entails a suspect taking a purely passive role. It involves proaction at an early stage, and may involve reaction after any criminal investigation or prosecution has failed.

Instructed by both individuals and corporate entities, we act and advise in non-contentious aspects of regulatory compliance, as well as litigating in both the criminal and civil jurisdictions and acting in arbitral proceedings.  We have a truly cross-jurisdictional and internationally qualified team of practitioners.

Our list of published texts is numerous, and so we mention here only our members’ authorship of the leading practitioner textbook, Blackstone’s Guide to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

Our practice management team will be pleased to let you know more about our Business Crime and Investigations experience, and to introduce you to our specialist counsel and client-focused approach.  They can also let you know about our extensive bespoke client training programme. 

What the directories say

"Top quality set with some of the brightest in the profession." - Legal 500 2023

"The clerks are very responsive. They are a very efficient set." - Chambers and Partners 2023

"They have many really good silks and juniors so real strength in depth. They are a go-to set for financial crime." - Legal 500 2023