Property Fraud

Amid challenging economic conditions and with more difficulties on the horizon, insurers are seeing an increase in fraudulent property claims – both household and commercial. We deliver innovative solutions to fraudulent property claims with one of the largest counter fraud teams in the UK. Our experts can advise you on the whole range of fraud issues from policy inception fraud through to opportunistic or organised fraudulent claims. Our size and scale mean we track and analyse the latest trends enabling us to provide bespoke strategies to you.



We have huge experience delivering fraud advice across a wide breadth of sectors and a solid track record of success in dealing with pre-litigation claims, litigated cases and Financial Services Ombudsman complaints.

Your property fraud cases should be handled by counter-fraud experts and our specialist team of lawyers work on the whole range of property fraud. We work closely with our intelligence team and external investigators to provide cost effective, balanced advice which recognises your TCF obligations.

We have particular expertise in the following fields:

  • Commercial or buy-to-let properties
  • Construction and allied trades
  • Cannabis farms
  • High net worth individuals and valuables claims
  • High frequency household claims such as paint spillages, escape of water claims, and repeat thefts
  • Loss of/damage to/stolen high-value electronic equipment
  • Handling large outsources of household claims
  • Referrals to IFED and regional police forces
  • Liaison with industry bodies such as the Insurance Fraud Bureau

We can support on:

  • Fraud invocation screening and advice
  • Strategy review and refresh
  • Provision of advice clinics and surgeries
  • Data analysis
  • KYOTO - profiling and understanding the behaviours of enablers such as Loss Assessors
  • Innovations lab – work with us in our innovations space to develop new ideas for tackling property fraud
  • Surveillance policies and processes
  • Fraud identification through data-washing and fraud indicators

Strong relationships with law enforcement agencies and industry bodies ensure we're consistently involved in wider industry efforts to tackle fraud. We gain insight on industry wide issues that enhances our advice to you.

Property Fraud Key Contacts

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.