Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

Members of Chambers have particular expertise in prosecutions brought by the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS), covering the full range of offences involving fraudulent conduct in respect of companies and by bankrupts. Our instructions include very substantial allegations of fraudulent trading, other Companies Act offences, Insolvency Act offences, and lesser known regulatory offences. The cases frequently involve legal and factual complexities where our specialist knowledge and experience come to the fore. We are generally instructed in an advisory role at the investigative stage and retained through to the conclusion of confiscation proceedings.