Corporate crime (or “white-collar crime”) refers to criminal proceedings arising out of the operations of business, usually involving allegations of dishonesty and improper transactions.
We work with clients across a broad range of corporate crime matters, including:
Unlike other criminal lawyers, Gilshenan & Luton have a recognised and specialised practice in white-collar crime. Managing Director Glen Cranny has been listed by the independent guide to the legal profession, Doyle’s Guide, as the only pre-eminent corporate crime and regulatory investigations lawyer in Queensland.
With a high level of financial and corporate literacy, and vast experience in defending prosecutions of this type, we are continually engaged in representing senior business people in responding to investigations and charges brought by federal and state regulators.
If you are being investigated, or have been charged, with crimes related to corporate operations, we recommend you seek legal advice from a lawyer experienced in corporate crime matters.
The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) completed a year-long review into corporate criminal responsibility, examining how to improve the way the law handles criminal conduct by companies. The ALRC report, entitled “Corporate Criminal Responsibility”, was tabled in the Federal Parliament on 31 August 2020.