Insurance Fraud Solicitors in London

Updated on Tuesday 07th November 2023

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Insurance fraud is often met in the real estate segment anywhere in the world, but not limited to this field. Fraudsters can provide false documents and make inflated claims just to get a sum of money from the insurance companies. If you deal with such accusations, we recommend you get in touch with our insurance fraud solicitors in London. You can find out how you can be helped by our team as cases of insurance fraud accusations are severe.  You can rely on the support our criminal defence solicitors in London.

What is the meaning of insurance fraud?

Insurance fraud is a complex serious crime involving the intention to illegally obtain money from an insurance company. Such a crime can involve persons who deliberately cause an event (fire, flood, or other damages) just to claim insurance. Numerous properties in UK are protected by important insurance companies involving large sums of money. The following aspects might be connected to fraudsters and property insurance. Our criminal solicitor in London can offer legal advice in such cases:
  • False documents can be used to obtain large sums of money from insurance companies.
  • Fraudsters can intentionally set fire to a house to get the insurance money.
  • Causing different damages to a house just to get insurance is illegal in UK.
  • False insurance contracts can mention properties with low costs and over-insurance.
Whether you are a victim of insurance fraud through your company or if you are an individual accused of such crimes, it is highly recommended to get in touch with a criminal defence lawyer in London and ask for immediate legal advice. Such accusations are severe, and persons involved can face lots of years of imprisonment. Our insurance fraud solicitors in London are at your disposal if you are found in such a position.

What are the losses due to insurance fraud?

In most cases, the losses are linked to huge sums of money that are stolen from the insurance companies. Even though the legislation is hard and complex in this area, some breaches allow criminals to commit insurance fraud in UK. Moreover, there are cases in which insurance fraud cannot be detected in time like other criminal activities are. Insurance fraud may also refer to healthcare companies and persons who illegally fraudulently claim varied sums of money. There are also crime cases involving insurance fraud especially related to wealthy families and huge insurance policies. In any case, the losses are enormous and involve large amounts of money. If you find yourself in this situation, we recommend you talk to our insurance fraud solicitors in London at any time.

The difference between hard and soft insurance fraud

There are two major cases of insurance fraud: the hard ones and the soft ones. Soft fraud refers to invented loss plans like theft, auto collisions, or burglary which are protected by a normal insurance policy. As for the hard ones, these are in many cases related to opportunistic frauds and premium insurance policies of luxury vehicles or expensive houses, but not limited to these. Health care insurance, life insurance, property insurance, and auto insurance are the most important coverages met anywhere in the world. Let us remind you that if you have been accused of insurance fraud in UK, you have the right to talk to a lawyer. Our insurance fraud solicitors in London are at your disposal with immediate legal advice and representation.

Defence against insurance fraud accusation

Accusations of insurance fraud are quite complex and can affect a lot of the people involved, who face such problems. Starting from this aspect, we have to recommend the services offered by our fraud solicitors in London and more precisely by specialists with experience in insurance fraud. As such, our fraud solicitors have experience in discovering differences and can analyze such cases and find the optimal solutions so that such accusations are eliminated. Regardless of the complex situation you are facing, we remind you that you have at hand the legal services offered by our defence solicitors in London in cases such as the following:
  • car and home insurance,
  • building insurance,
  • art insurance,
  • commercial insurance,
  • life and medical insurance,
  • public liability insurance,
  • marine, retail, and shipping insurance.

It is very important to seek professional help in order to benefit from legal advice. You can also opt for the services offered by our legal aid solicitors in London if you meet certain conditions.

Other cases of insurance fraud

Here are other types of insurance fraud in which you can be involved:
  • Acted or caused road traffic accidents - Deliberately causing an accident, followed by false claims on the innocent chauffeur's insurance.
  • Overstating genuine claims - Exaggerating wounds and/or losses experienced due to real road and traffic incidents.
  • Phantom passenger – Situations in which someone claims motor insurance policies due to injuries to travelers who were not in the vehicle at the time the accident took place.
  • False accidents: Dishonestly claiming compensation followed an accident that never took place.
  • Claim fraud - Declining to provide specific material facts to get the premium insurance instead of the real one.

Such accusations can be brought against people who deal with insurance fraud or want to defraud insurance companies in one way or another. We advise you to contact our insurance fraud solicitors in London, if you are faced with such situations or if you are the victim of a fraud of this kind.

How can our criminal defence solicitors in London help?

Being an experienced team in such matters, our insurance fraud solicitors in London are at your service if accusations of such serious crimes have been brought to you. On the other hand, our team understands that such cases can affect people involved, and especially the victims in a large percentage. No matter the circumstances of your case, whether you are a victim of insurance fraud or a person accused of such crimes, it is highly recommended to ask for legal advice from our criminal defence solicitors in London.

The experience in such cases will play a major role when establishing the grounds and the defence for your case. The point is to pay attention to all the evidence involved and to each detail, in order to create the needed defence in the court of law. We remind you that insurance fraud is a serious crime for which imprisonment is issued, in numerous cases for many years.

You can benefit from free case evaluation

If you are looking for legal services offered by our insurance fraud solicitors in London, you should know that, if you contact us, you can benefit from a free case evaluation. People accused of insurance fraud or those who believe that they will be investigated for such crimes are advised to ask for specialized help. 

Our fraud solicitors in London will ask you for information about the accusations brought, they will listen to you and evaluate the case, and then offer specialist legal advice and defence options, in the first phase. You can contact our team either online or by phone, and we will then make the best decisions for you.

On the other hand, people confronting drug crime accusations should seek immediate legal advice. One of our drug solicitors can provide the necessary support and guidance, to get rid of such accusations and get back on track.

Here are some statistical data about crimes in the UK:
  • According to, the UK crime rate was around 75.88 per 1,000 population during 2022–2023.
  • The overall UK crime rate saw a growth of around 8% compared to 2021.
  • England registered the highest crime rate during the period mentioned above, with around 83.77 crimes per 1,000 population.
We kindly invite you to contact our insurance fraud solicitors in London and find out the ways in which we can provide immediate legal advice. Support and assistance are provided as soon as your case has been presented to our criminal lawyer in London.