Business Protection in Criminal Proceedings

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LCF attorneys offer professional legal assistance to businesses in criminal proceedings related to financial, accounting, tax and/or abuse of office crimes.

During the normal course of business, both shareholders and executive managers of a company are exposed to potential risks of criminal prosecution. Unprincipled competitors and counteragents have been known to use criminal accusations and initiate proceedings as a means of triggering pressures from law enforcement agencies. We develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for protecting business from such criminal persecutions, and, if necessary, initiate criminal proceedings on behalf of our clients.


  • legal audit of company’s activities in order to identify possible risks of criminal prosecution
  • development and implementation of an effective defence strategy in criminal proceedings
  • preparation of company’s executive directors and employees for possible investigative actions
  • legal assistance during investigative process (including in interrogations, search, provision of temporary access to property and documents, notification of suspicion)
  • corporate finance expert opinion (e.g. evaluation of losses, accounting audit)
  • preparation of procedural documents in criminal proceedings
  • representation in courts
  • application process to the European Court of Human Rights 


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