We are the International Fraud Group.
A global network of highly skilled international lawyers who specialise in tracing, freezing, seizing and recovering stolen assets.

We began when an international bank wanted to instruct the most experienced investigative lawyers practising in each jurisdiction, who shared their asset recovery know-how with each other, who worked relentlessly to recover stolen assets and understood how to manage the risk and costs of international asset recovery. We are those lawyers.

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We share a critical set of ethical values which guide everything we do. We share our know-how unreservedly so that every member has access to the creativity and ingenuity of the group. We are friends as well as colleagues.
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Local knowledge
on a global scale

30 Years
53 Members
55 Jurisdictions

We know...

How to use the full extent of the civil and criminal law in every jurisdiction to identify the crooks, uncover the evidence of what they've done, and ensure that the evidence and stolen assets are protected until clients have got a judgement or settlement. We understand the world of covert investigation and know how to manage and minimise the risks involved.

Fraudsters are always one step ahead of the victims. To change this dynamic we need to change the agenda. Getting in front of a judge without notice to the fraudsters is the beginning of changing the agenda. Once we have obtained asset freezing, evidence preservation and information disclosure orders we have changed the agenda. The fraudsters then have to respond to what we have done to them.

The IFG network is anything but virtual

Our members and sponsors are not just at the other end of a zoom call. We gather twice a year to meet, greet, eat and have fun.
We believe this closeness is essential, both in building our relationships and improving our effectiveness as a unified global team.

Chambers & Partners Global Guide 2024

The IFG are pleased to announce that they have been ranked Band 1 in the Chambers & Partners Global Guide 2024 Multi-Jurisdictional Directory.

The IFG Flagship Fraud Conference - Sponsorship Opportunity

London - Thursday 21 November 2024
Our Flagship Conference offers a unique opportunity to showcase your expertise to a global audience of professionals dedicated to fraud investigation, prevention and enforcement.

Click here to view our Sponsorship Opportunities.


We are delighted to have a great co-marketing partnership with the fantastic C5. Please do look out for future events!
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We are thrilled to have been invited to engage in a Partnership with one of the industries' most prestigious conference organisers OffshoreAlert, representing Bangkok 2024, Miami 2024 and London 2024. Look out for future events postings!
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The IFG have joined the Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs) as a Supporting Organisation. Watch this space!
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