Counter Fraud

We act for the top 20 insurers as well as SMEs, global corporates, local authorities and other public and regulatory bodies with our services tailored to suit your needs. We provide advice on all counter fraud issues, from policy inception, coverage, wording and fraud invocation, through to claims investigations, litigation and reputational impact. The team is underpinned by 30 intelligence professionals, complemented by a team of data analysts, statisticians and scientists, utilising a suite of digital tools, with strong links to the IFB and IFED.


Uniquely, our lawyers are dedicated to specialisms which are motor (BI/ bent metal), credit hire, employers/public liability, commercial property/household and international, defending opportunistic and organised fraud.

This broad and deep expertise means you benefit from the most up to date, strategic advice, to achieve your desired outcomes quickly.

Specialist fraud lawyers located across all UK jurisdictions means we can do everything everywhere. Our local jurisdictional knowledge provides the best intelligence about legislation, tactics deployment, opponents and judicial opinion.

Our bespoke fraud recovery and sanctions service features specialists in high value claims fraud who work closely with our counter fraud lawyers, to ensure that you receive the best advice.

We offer discrete, unbundled services, from pre-litigation tasks, such as customer proofing, through to litigation and beyond that to appeal, contempt of court proceedings and private prosecutions.

We have a high success rate in referring organised fraud investigations to law enforcement or regulatory bodies and our Intelligence Team, comprised of ex-police and military personnel provides truly exceptional intelligence led investigations, insights and opponent knowledge.

Our Data Analytics Team provides you with timely insight harnessing the power of specialist fraud data so that your counter fraud strategy remains relevant, up to date and effective in minimising claims spend.

Innovation is at the heart of what we do. We work in partnership with clients to ensure that we design and develop innovative solutions that consistently deliver key benefits and add value.

What our clients say

  • The counter fraud team at DAC Beachcroft have been our strategic partners for many years, combating fraud in the casualty arena. We trust their expertise and guidance. They share our passion and appetite to defeat fraud.

    Ed McCullough, AXA

  • Allianz has a strong but balanced anti-fraud culture; We have a ‘one-team’ approach which extends to our panel suppliers. DAC Beachcroft’s counter fraud team has a good working relationship with the Allianz Casualty CVT, providing solid advice, and adding value to the cases they deal with.

    Laura Clarke, Allianz

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Who we are

Why choose DAC Beachcroft?

We’re a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance,
health and real estate. We combine excellent legal skills and cutting-edge delivery expertise to design
solutions that fit the needs of our clients – often involving clever uses of technology.