We understand the traumatic effect an investigation for fraud can have on you, your family and your business. At the heart of what we do, is a passionate determination to fight your corner every step of the way to secure the best possible outcome.
Our solicitors take pride in a proactive and hands-on approach to cases from the very outset. We know from experience that early interventions of this kind can deliver outstanding results and prevent an investigation from going any further. You will find our solicitors to be friendly, approachable and highly professional. We combine a bespoke service tailored specifically to your needs, with technical abilities of the highest quality. Clients trust us and recommend us, which is why most of our instructions come from personal referrals. We fight for what is right; it’s built into our DNA. It’s what we’ve always done and because it’s important to you, it’s important to us. Get in touch if you are facing investigation by any of these enforcement authorities:
HM Revenue & Customs
Financial Conduct Authority
Serious Fraud Office
Department for Business Innovation and Skills
National Crime Agency
Crown Prosecution Serious Casework Section
Other regulatory bodies
You can speak to us in confidence by calling 0800 437 0080. Alternatively you can contact us using the online enquiry form and we will call you. If the situation is urgent then we can be reached outside normal office hours on: 07659 111192.
An excellent reputation, recommended by clients and peers.
The Serious Fraud team is recommended by the UK's leading legal directories.
Raj Chada is a key partner in the team and focuses on fraud and regulatory work. Raj is an expert on bribery and corruption matters, having been involved in the BAE corruption enquiry, as well as several on-going Serious Fraud Office investigations. He is a Higher Rights Advocate experienced in representing clients in the Crown Court. Raj is currently co-writing a book on bribery law. He has drafted anti-bribery compliance procedures and provides training seminars on the Bribery Act.
Chambers describe Raj as a “hugely admired solicitor advocate”, “clients say he is extremely articulate and very approachable."
Legal 500 says “Raj Chada has an uncanny knack of spotting the key issues at the start of a case”.
Clients say: "The help I received from Raj has been exceptional", "Raj's work was outstanding - thorough and professional".
Samira Noor-Khan has been a partner in the team since 2010 and advises on all aspects of a case from the initial investigation through to defence at trial.
Samira is known for her careful case preparation as well as her attention to detail. Samira understands the traumatic effect investigations have on her clients and offers to meet clients as often as possible to explain the case and put them at ease throughout the process. She strongly believes this approach helps the clients understand the procedure and prepares them to give evidence.
Samira has previously worked on a large immigration fraud as well as cases involving credit card fraud. She has recently defended a client charged with conspiracy to convert criminal property to the value of €312 million.
Clients say: "I was very happy with the service I received from Samira and want to say thank you very much for your help"
Ruth Harris has been a partner in the team since 2010 with particular expertise in the defence of serious and complex fraud. She has extensive experience in defending cases alleging money laundering and conspiracy to defraud. She regularly advises in relation to asset seizure and confiscation.
Ruth is a Higher Rights Advocate and is committed to tenacious representation in cases both private and publicly funded. Her approachable manner, hard work and impressive advocacy are frequently commented upon in client feedback.
Clients say: "The help I have received from Ruth was exceptional"
Daniel Godden has been a partner in the team since 2012 and has developed extensive experience and a strong reputation in the defence of serious and complex fraud cases. The cases which Daniel Godden has acted in relation to are often reported in the media due to their high profile and complex nature.