Members of our team have substantial experience of resisting applications on behalf of individuals, companies, trusts, and other organisations, and in dealing with the recovery of assets both in the UK and overseas. We have particular experience in assisting clients in proceedings relating to SFO investigations.

As well as our experience of dealing with the recovery of assets and resisting applications under POCA, our team also have a unique insight into the strategy of prosecutors and regulatory bodies who make such applications, as a result of the experience gained by our barristers who acted for the authorities in these matters whilst at the independent Bar.

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Fulcrum successfully defended a client facing a cash forfeiture application in the context of an investigation by the SFO into allegations of corruption, fraud, and money laundering.

Fulcrum Chambers is one of very few firms who have a real expertise in corporate white-collar defence and compliance processes. This comprehensive expertise allows them to provide a pragmatic, tailored advice to companies on compliance processes, as they are able to draw from their expertise in criminal defence.

Senior Regional Compliance Officer – Multinational Infrastructure Company

I felt they had a good relationship with the SFO and that there was considerable mutual respect between them.

Senior Executive – Multinational Engineering Company

More than two years on, people still talk about this gripping presentation and I am hugely grateful for the imaginative delivery which ensured the enduring embedding of our key compliance messages in the minds of our senior leadership team.

Chief of Staff, Multinational Aerospace Company

They got up to speed very quickly and were always very quick to respond…they listened to what I was saying and always acted in my best interests.

Head of International Group Function – Multinational Engineering Company

They supported and advised us implementing our legal strategy, relying on their thorough knowledge and deep experience in dealing with the SFO. They were always a source for new ideas and proposals when the situation so warranted and always provided effective advice and counsel.

Chief Compliance Officer – Multinational Transport Company

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