Fraud, Financial Crime & Investigations

Our specialist fraud, financial crime & investigations team brings together criminal lawyers, accredited fraud investigators, employment lawyers, data protection specialists and former regulators.

Knights offer consumers and individuals advice on how to prevent and respond to the many ways fraudsters can affect your finances.  However you have been affected by fraud - cyber-fraud, identity theft, facility takeover fraud, defending you against allegations of fraud or corruption or any, Knights provides advice and assistance on your doorstep.

Our areas of expertise


  • conveyancing or property fraud
  • identity theft prevention and investigation
  • facility take over or bank account fraud
  • ponzi schemes and investment fraud
  • cyber fraud and email safety
  • pension liberation fraud

Investigations & advice:

  • conducting confidential investigations on your behalf where you suspect financial irregularity or fraud
  • assisting you with reporting fraud and corruption to the police, authorities and regulators
  • asset tracing and recovery
  • fraud litigation and dispute resolution
  • conducting private prosecutions

Individual Defence 

  • defending directors in internal investigations by their companies

  • defending directors in disqualification proceedings

  • representation and advice throughout the criminal / regulatory enforcement process

  • acting for high net worth individuals facing proceedings brought by HMRC


Key contacts

Joanne Beech Facilities Director T:01625 704116 M:07469 858570
Martin Bourne Partner T:01865 811720 M:07970 252811
Tom Cleary Partner T:01782 349536 M:07464 547398