Insurance fraud is an increasingly common crime – and it is important to understand that even inflating an insurance claim slightly on a domestic insurance policy is still regarded as a crime.
Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors can advise on both commercial insurance fraud cases and personal or residential insurance fraud cases, including:
Insurance companies now thoroughly investigate cases of fraud where there may be extraordinary circumstances, such as fire, flood, criminal damage or theft.
Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors can advise on insurance fraud cases involving arson, staged theft, criminal damage, inflated insurance claims or high-value insurance claims.
Our specialist team of fraud lawyers can represent clients facing allegations of insurance fraud at police interview under caution – and Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors can liaise with agencies involved in serious fraud investigations, including:
Duncan Lewis has considerable expertise in handling very high court costs (VHCC) cases involving financial fraud.
The Duncan Lewis Crime Department has been recognised as a Top Tier and recommended criminal defence practice by Chambers & Partners UK 2019 and The Legal 500 2019 Edition for its General Crime and White Collar Fraud Work.
Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors have acknowledged expertise in case building based on a sound knowledge of the criminal justice system – and the ability to assemble compelling evidence and documentation in insurance fraud cases.
Duncan Lewis represents clients at Police Stations, Magistrates’ Courts, Crown Courts, and at Appeal Courts such as the Court of Appeal – and has highly experienced Higher Court Advocates with a background in conducting serious fraud cases.
There are Duncan Lewis offices nationwide across England and Wales – and a fraud lawyer from Duncan Lewis can usually reach a client at a police station or court within 45 minutes to advise on insurance fraud charges.
We aim for the best possible outcome for clients facing fraud charges – call Duncan Lewis any time on 020 7923 4020 for expert legal advice on insurance fraud.
For 24/7 help at a police station, call the Duncan Lewis Emergency Hotline on 020 7275 2036.
Duncan Lewis advises clients who are facing fraud charges – or who may be interviewed in relation to insurance fraud allegations – to contact us as soon as possible.
Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors can advise even before a charge for insurance fraud is brought – and a solicitor from our specialist fraud department can attend a police station fraud interview conducted by the police, Serious Fraud Office or HM Revenue and Customs.
Duncan Lewis is a leading provider of Legal Aid criminal defence services –Legal Aid is means tested and may only be available in certain circumstances.
Duncan Lewis can advise further on Legal Aid at the initial client meeting.
In cases where a client may not be eligible for Legal Aid, Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors offer competitively-priced fee levels for private client representation – with fixed fees and advance notice of any costs whenever possible.
In some criminal cases, after the event insurance may be an option and Duncan Lewis will advise on an appropriate level of insurance to cover the potential costs of defending a criminal case and to pay any costs imposed by the court.
Call Duncan Lewis Fraud Solicitors to discuss insurance fraud allegations or charges on 020 7923 4020.