Your new company
A Grade A firm with an international affiliation, this client has grown before, during and post pandemic - all credit to them that they never stopped hiring even in 2020. With a large Advisory function and comparatively low ratio of audit/tax clients (giving them in turn very few conflicts) the Forensic team has been given copious investment for further growth, and the firm has become a natural home for many Big 4 professionals who seek a faster pace, enhanced investment and a genuine seat at the strategic table. The Forensic team is lead by Partners with specialisms in Fraud, Commercial Disputes, Civil Disputes, Professional Negligence, Competition and Forensic Technology; the wider firm has recently launched a new Cyber service line as well.
Your new role
An organically created role, due to both promotion above and expansion, this will be working with and supporting the lead Fraud Partners in the team. There is a clear and meritocratic path to Director and beyond, and this team/firm have been exemplary at internal promotions to Partner. In casework terms, the firm has track record in attracting a competitively wide range of cases in terms of scale, from major/running for many years and cross-jurisdictional, through to smaller yet complex.
Covering the full range of civil, criminal and regulatory matters in fraud, bribery and corruption their clients range from large multinational companies to HNWIs, as well as leading litigation and criminal law practices. Matters include false accounting, procurement fraud, theft, allegations of impropriety, banking and treasury fraud, corporate fraud investigations; asset tracing; bribery and corruption investigations; criminal defence; POCA, regulatory investigations, private prosecutions, sanctions, ABC, DPA Monitorships and more. These matters have often been in international locations including EMEA and the Americas.
Sectors have included (inter alia) banking, technology, sport and leisure, retail, healthcare, technology & media, and Partners have expertise in appearing as Experts on many occasions, for example on POCA confiscation hearings.
What you'll need to succeed
You're likely to be an established Senior Manager, or a Manager who know they are ready for that next step up. Either way, your Fraud/Investigations experience will have been gained mainly and recently in Professional Services; it's quite possible that within that you may have also spent time (on secondment or otherwise) in-house or at a regulator.
There are 2 paths ahead with this role. If you see yourself as more of a technician/career AD then that is very much a viable option at this firm. If you are keen to forge ahead and ultimately get on Partner track, then as evidenced above this too is a realistic proposition.
What you'll get in return
The feel of working for a boutique, which just happens to be part of a full-service firm
Low ratio of conflicts = varied and interesting work
Learning from both young and seasoned Partners
Investment in resources - this team is a proper "pyramid" structure and you really will have the resources underneath you to empower you to work at your level
Knowing you are in a firm where Advisory is core, with the investment that follows that
What you need to do now
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