13 May 2016

City of London Police launches first fraud panel

City of London Police is to use external law firms on fraud cases for the first time after establishing a panel of firms and investigators to advise fraud victims and assist police with asset recovery.

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The panel will be trialled over the next two years and initially includes law firms Mishcon de Reya and prosecution boutique Edmonds Marshall McMahon (EMM). Mishcon disputes partner Rob Wynn Jones and EMM founding partners Kate McMahon and Tamlyn Edmonds are already on board.

SFO, CPS and NCA represented

The Lawyer reports that Manhattan-based corporate investigations and risk consulting firm Kroll is on the panel to offer investigations services and that representatives from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), CPS, and National Crime Agency (NCA) are also part of the working group.

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