GESSEL expands the offer of its litigation and arbitration department’s services to areas of white collar defense and criminal law. In 2007 the official business crime statistics of the Police increased by a whoping 7 per cent reaching 87 thousand offences. Difficult times require experienced lawyers.

Questions of misconduct by corporate officials and employees, to testify before the court, and visits from or calls by law enforcement officers are causes for concern and can often be the precursor to an investigation and even formal criminal charges.

In response to the growing need, GESSEL decided to expand the offer of its litigation and arbitration department’s services to areas of white collar defense and criminal law.White-collar crimes are among others fraud, bankruptcy fraud, bribery, insider trading, embezzlement, computer crime, medical crime, public corruption, identity theft, consumer fraud, occupational crime, securities fraud, financial fraud, forgery offences involving unfair competition antitrust law. The head of the new department became Aleksander Woźnicki, an advocate, with significant experience in both civil and criminal law litigation.

All GESSEL attorneys in the new group have a proven track record of success in cases involving government investigations. The law firm is experienced in all aspects of criminal law such as internal audits and investigations for corporations, complex prosecutions, investigations by securities regulators and, of course, trials and appeals.

For more information contact Aleksander Woźnicki.