Whistleblowing is an important instrument for uncovering illegalities and other unacceptable circumstances committed by actors in both private and public sector. In recent times, several examples have shown that whistleblowing has revealed corruption, environmental crime, money laundering, harassment of employees, among more.
We have extensive experience of handling whistleblowing cases, with nearly one thousand cases in the past 15 years. We know the prerequisites for success, and assist entities with routines for handling whistleblowing cases. We also assists entities in conducting investigations in individual whistleblowing cases, as well as provided advice in connection with internal follow-up within the entity.
Individuals accused of wrongdoings might find themselves in an extremely stressful and difficult situation. Their need for assistance often involves the need for information of their rights and obligations, assistance to get information on the specific accusations, fact finding, and ongoing advice in different phases.