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Business Crime Defence

Individuals and corporates accused of business crime require strong, proactive representation from those with national and international legal expertise, who have achieved success in the most notable, high-profile investigations.

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Overview

Why instruct Rahman Ravelli? We have a reputation as serious fraud solicitors and for pro-active defending.

Serious fraud is one of Rahman Ravelli’s major areas of expertise. Our robust, pro-active representation of corporates and senior executives ensures they have the best defence available to them; whether it be a national or international case. It has also ensured our success in managing some of the most significant global fraud investigations.

We have been involved in the most prominent white-collar crime cases this century and have an impressive track record in multi-jurisdictional , high-profile investigations.

At Rahman Ravelli, all of our serious fraud lawyers have extensive experience of dealing with the various agencies that conduct fraud investigations both in the UK and across the globe. These include the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the City of London Police, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Financial Services Authority (FSA) – and its successors the Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) - trading standards departments, the Serious and Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) and its replacement the National Crime Agency (NCA), professional regulatory bodies and various police forces in the UK and abroad.

Specialist Advice

Fraud allegations can be damaging to a company and an individual. Immediate and appropriate action has to be taken once a problem becomes apparent. The right legal expertise is essential.

Rahman Ravelli provides that expertise to protect your rights and your business. We make sure that every client suffers the minimum of stress and discomfort and is kept fully informed of all developments.

We regularly receive instructions on serious cases alleging anything from multi-million pound fraud, money laundering and tax fraud through to mortgage and property fraud, investment fraud and boiler room operations.

Bespoke teams

By tailoring a legal team to each client, using our extensive experience of dealing with national and international investigating agencies and analysing evidence, we are able to handle every case carefully and tactically. Our skill, persistence and negotiating abilities make us the logical choice for a client who wants to achieve the best possible outcome.

Our track record in global and high-profile cases shows that we obtain the highest levels of success for those we represent; no matter how determined the prosecuting agencies are to gain a conviction. Our work on some of the world’s major corruption cases has earned us an enviable reputation and associations with some of the most highly-regarded legal practices around the globe.

And that track record covers all types of fraud cases.

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Nicola Sharp

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Nicola is known for her fraud, civil recovery and business crime expertise, her experience of leading the largest financial disputes and multinational investigations and her skills in devising preventative measures and conducting internal investigations for corporates.

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Why instruct Rahman Ravelli? We have a reputation as serious fraud solicitors and for pro-active defending. Our robust, pro-active representation of corporates and senior executives ensures they have the best defence available to them; whether it be a national or international case.


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Business Crime Defence

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Legal Articles

The CPS Economic Crime Strategy
Niall Hearty of Rahman Ravelli gives an overview of the Crown Prosecution Service’s plan to tackle economic crime.

2 min read - Published Apr 2021
The tort of deceit and clients’ interests
Nicola Sharp of Rahman Ravelli examines the case of Barrowfen Properties Ltd v Patel & Ors [2020], which highlighted the challenge solicitors can face of representing a client’s best interests while f...

5 min read - Published Jun 2020
Clarification of Dishonesty
Rahman Ravelli considers the clarification of the test for dishonesty in R v Barton and Booth [2020] and its implications for complex fraud prosecutions.

3 min read - Published Jun 2020
The Competition And Markets Authority: New Powers And The Need For Compliance
With the Competition and Markets Authority set to gain greater powers, Rahman Ravelli’s Legal Director Nicola Sharp outlines the importance of compliance for both companies and their directors.

4 min read - Published Jul 2019