Our lawyers have an outstanding track record of acting for individuals and corporates with criminal exposure.

Head of department Richard Kovalevsky QC is described by Chambers as “a great tactician for corporates and individuals facing prosecution”, and is recognised as a leading QC in the legal directories.

We are experts in acting in relation to issues of white collar and financial crime. We advise and represent individuals and corporates. We have in-depth experience of potential and actual criminal exposure and deal with all aspects of bribery, corruption, fraud, asset recovery, tax evasion, money laundering and the manipulation of financial markets.

Our lawyers co-ordinate investigations, often involving overseas jurisdictions and work alongside specialist law firms around the world. We have the experience and resource necessary to deal with significant volumes of evidence.

In financial crime cases, there is often an overlap with different areas of law. Our expertise in civil fraud, asset recovery, tax litigation and employment law enables us to provide our clients with advice on a range of interconnected issues. We provide our clients with the assistance they need whatever direction a case may take.

Meet the Financial Crime team

Head of department Richard Kovalevsky QC is described by Chambers as “incredibly strategic, able to look at a matter and work out the best mechanism of defence”.

The firm comprises some of the UK’s leading litigation lawyers and has the depth of expertise to advise on related issues.

Richard Kovalevsky QC -, Partner, Head of Financial Crime, Stewarts