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White collar crime & investigations

Our specialist team advises clients around the world on all aspects of white collar crime including: compliance; internal, regulatory and criminal investigations; self-reporting and criminal defence.

Global reach

Our team comprises specialists based in the UK (England, Scotland and Northern Ireland), Europe (France, Germany, Ireland and Spain), South Africa, the Gulf and Asia-Pacific

Comprehensive advice

We offer a multi-disciplinary international team of criminal lawyers, former prosecutors, forensic accountants and specialists in compliance.

Cutting edge

We have acted on several precedent-setting cases, including the first prosecution of a 'failure to prevent' bribery offence in the UK.

We advise on all aspects of white collar and corporate criminal defence and risk mitigation. We are specialists in internal corporate criminal and sensitive investigations, helping our corporate clients and senior individuals to navigate regulatory and criminal investigations by law enforcement, financial crime related audit inquiries, and investigations by anti-corruption and integrity departments of multilateral development banks, NGOs and investigative journalists. In addition, we advise on criminal risk mitigation strategies, reputation management, compliance and preventative reviews.

Our subject matter expertise includes anti-bribery and corruption; anti-facilitation of tax evasion; anti-money laundering; fraud; modern slavery; economic sanctions; export controls; forensic accounting; and business intelligence.

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Our advisers act on domestic and international matters of all shapes and sizes, working with many of the leading names in the market. Browse our experience below, or use the filters to look-up recent work in particular geographies and industry sectors.

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    With over 430 partners and 3000 people around the world, we are well-placed to support you across a full range of legal and advisory services.

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    Pinsent Masons advises Rcapital on the acquisition of the Nasmyth Group

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Rcapital on the acquisition of Nasmyth Group, a leading provider of specialist precision engineering services to the aerospace industry.

    Pinsent Masons wins Arbitration Lawyer of the Year and Private Practice Lawyer of the Year at the LexisNexis Middle East Women in Law Awards 2022

    Pamela McDonald and Alexandra Aikman of multinational law firm Pinsent Masons have been named Arbitration Lawyer of the Year and Private Practice Lawyer of the Year at the LexisNexis Middle East Women in Law Awards 2022.

    Pinsent Masons retains top ten ranking in Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2022

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has been ranked as the UK’s tenth most inclusive LGBT+ employer by charity Stonewall in its annual Workplace Equality Index (WEI).