“Blake Morgan handles a broad range of issues and is noted for its confiscation work. ”
Our civil fraud and asset recovery lawyers are recognised specialists in the tracing, freezing and recovery of misappropriated assets both in the UK and overseas. We can give you the best possible advice on the legal procedures to recover assets and protect your reputation. The quicker you advise us of suspected fraud, the better chance we will have of being able to act swiftly on your behalf to remedy the situation. Each case is handled with the utmost confidentiality. We also understand how allegations of fraud can have a devastating effect on the reputation of an individual whose life can be dramatically affected by allegations of dishonesty, freezing orders or search orders.
Our areas of expertise include:
Our Civil Fraud & Asset Recovery team has a long track record of successfully advising and acting for many individuals and businesses in the UK and abroad whether they be the victim of fraud, or the subject of allegations of dishonesty.
The team comprises of lawyers who are members of the Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association, the Fraud Advisory Panel and Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association. Examples of where they have helped clients include:
On 22 April 2015, the Supreme Court handed down judgment on the appeal from the Court of Appeal in Jetivia SA & Another v Bilta (UK) Limited (in liquidation) & Others.
Blake Morgan's civil fraud team have helped secure a settlement that will see tens of millions of pounds from the proceeds of crime being returned to the UK’s public purse.
We look at the recent rise in reported cases in the UK of fraudsters targeting pensions.
Office holders of insolvent companies are under a duty to investigate the pre-insolvency affairs of the companies over which they are appointed. However, sometimes, records of the company's dealings may no longer be in the company's possession or control.
The type of fraudulent scheme concocted by Charles Ponzi in the 1920s, is assumed by many to be outdated and no longer occur in today's regulated market. Conversely, we are seeing an increase in claims as these schemes continue to come to light.
An outline of how the provisions of the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act 2013 can be a useful tool in order to make sure that those living in your accommodation are entitled to do so.