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Counter fraud for insurance

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We are counter fraud lawyers and financial services professionals who provide risk management & legal advice, investigation support and act in litigation on all aspects of fraud and financial crime, including cyber.

We advise on fraud prevention policy, and provide advice on potential regulatory issues; internal fraud investigation; claims defence and recovery strategy; asset tracing, recovery of assets including pre-emptive injunctions; and prosecution of offenders across insurance, local authority, health, education, and business sectors.

What we do...

  • Developing your fraud policy and strategy – we advise on fraud policy with money laundering, whistleblowing, bribery and corruption, covering all aspects of your business. We look to protect our client’s reputation and avoid regulatory intrusion or penalties at all costs.
  • Expert insurance lawyers – we handle grossly exaggerated or fraudulent claims for insurers in the motor, employers and public liability arena, including commercial and property. Our work covers defending complex fraud rings, staged, induced and bogus accidents and financial claims fraud and advising on policy indemnity in first party commercial claims.
  • Intelligence professionals – our work is underpinned by specialist investigatory resources and leading intelligence professionals.
  • Our Intercept counter fraud products - our range of counter fraud products offers a fixed fee bespoke fraud investigation and validation service. It allows clients to investigate suspicious activity and identify key protagonists, linked parties and location of assets.
  • Protecting your assets - we investigate losses, and secure assets through pre-emptive relief; and in litigation defend robustly all tainted or fraudulent claims, and secure and recover assets and costs.
  • Full counter fraud solution - we manage all matters for clients which include investigations, deterrence and disruption measures with Police and enforcement agencies, asset recovery, enforcement and prosecution.

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