Crime Unit

Founded in 2019, the Serious & White-Collar Crime Unit (SWCU) is the latest addition to Connaughts spectrum of legal practice. Established in response to shifts in global markets and the international regulatory environment, together with the rise of new modes and configurations of criminality, we provide specialist legal and investigative services to clients faced with a variety of Generation X claims from advisory right through to contentious. In todays world, where fraud, embezzlement and an entire gamut of serious and financial crime claims are facilitated by political, technological and market changes, it is imperative that your business is looked after. Whether you are seeking to engage our protection plans, compliance, risk advisory, or litigation services Connaughts is here to do just that.

Who are we?

The SWCU is unique both in terms of its composition and its approach. We recognise that Serious and Financial Crime claims cannot be dealt with by litigators alone. What is needed is a specialist approach an approach that applies institutional expertise and experience to resolve the complexities of serious and pecuniary claims. As such, Connaughts has assembled a one-of-a-kind team for the first time in the history of the City, we have brought together former senior law enforcement chiefs, academics with world specialism in Economic Crime, financial investigators with experience in governmental and private agencies, and foreign-jurisdiction qualified lawyers. This combination of practitioners and theorists will enable us to deal with your case expertly and expeditiously making us a notch above the rest when it comes to provide legal services in this arena.

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