Fraud and financial crime

If you’ve been the victim of fraud or financial crime, you need to act quickly and thoroughly to protect your assets, business and reputation.

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Speed of response is critical in the face of fraud, bribery and corruption or other financial crime. Being able to quickly establish the facts will help you put a robust plan in action to recover lost assets. Moving swiftly can also help you manage any damage to your reputation.

Our approach

  • Independent

    As one of the UK’s top 10 accountancy practices, we have a wide range of experience with fraud and financial crime investigations, but with fewer potential conflicts of interests in relation to audit appointments than our larger competitors. (Source: Accountancy Age, 2018)

  • Partner-led

    You’ll have direct access to senior staff who will take a leading and hands-on role throughout any investigation. This can be a big advantage if a partner is required to act as an expert witness.

  • Specialist

    You’ll benefit from the expert knowledge of forensic accountants, investigators and technology specialists who have worked on hundreds of fraud and financial crime cases over the past 25 years.

  • Global reach

    As a founding member of CLA Global, Evelyn Partners provides a truly international service. Being a part of this leading worldwide network of independent firms, we are well positioned and have extensive experience to support you with your international requirements.

How we can help

  • Financial investigations: helping you evaluate suspected fraud, bribery and corruption, and providing expert advice to determine how to proceed
  • Forensic data collection: using the latest technology to ensure any evidence in criminal and civil litigation cases conforms to the relevant legal and regulatory requirements, as well as court standards
  • Asset tracing: following the money using financial analysis to support freezing orders and civil recovery proceedings to identify hidden assets and recovery funds
  • Regulatory investigations: working with regulatory authorities in the UK and overseas to achieve a speedy resolution and minimise any reputational damage
  • Anti-bribery and corruption: assessing your requirements and advising on the introduction and maintenance of effective compliance monitoring programmes

Our credentials

  • Experience

    Our team comprises chartered accountants, certified fraud examiners and forensic technology experts with over 25 years’ experience in fraud and financial crime services.

  • Knowledge

    We have carried out hundreds of investigations involving false accounting, procurement fraud, theft, allegations of impropriety, treasury fraud, bribery and corruption.

  • Global

    We have acted in investigations around the world, including the US, the Middle East, the Far East and Europe.

  • Thought leaders

    Our partners regularly speak at conferences and contribute expert commentary on forensic accounting, fraud and anti-money laundering.

Speak to us to find out how we can help you