In addition to our defence work, we also regularly carry out internal investigations and provide compliance reviews and advice to some of the world’s largest extractives companies, including those listed on the Fortune Global 500.

A number of our lawyers have also spent time seconded to leading extractives companies, and have significant experience acting in international arbitrations in relation to both oil and gas, and mining disputes, including those involving sovereign states.

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Fulcrum represents ENRC in one of the longest running investigations in the SFO’s history concerning allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption in Africa in relation to the acquisition of certain substantial mineral assets.

In the context of the high-profile SFO investigation into Rio Tinto’s conduct in relation to the Simandou project in Guinea, Fulcrum are acting for a former senior executive.

Fulcrum are acting for a former senior executive of a former AIM-listed mining company facing investigation by the SFO for suspected fraud offences.

Fulcrum acted for a downstream Oil & Gas company in parallel with ICC and UNCITRAL arbitrations relating to supply disputes under several gas sales agreements (combined claim value $200m).

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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