Criminal Defence

 

Our criminal defence team have a track record of successfully defending companies and individuals in a wide range of criminal prosecutions and investigations:

CRIMINAL DEFENCE WORK REPRESENTING INDIVIDUALS
In relation to individuals we advise on the following:

  • All motoring matters including drink driving, special reasons, speeding, exceptional hardship, careless driving, and dangerous driving.
  • Interviews under caution in connection with criminal investigations
  • Trading standards and Health and Safety investigations and prosecutions
  • Proceeds of Crime Act

CRIMINAL DEFENCE WORK REPRESENTING COMPANIES
In relation to companies we advise on the following matters:

  • Commercial transport prosecutions including tachograph and drivers hours offences, overloading, construction and use offences, working time directive breaches, and careless and dangerous driving
  • Investigations and prosecutions by the Health and Safety Executive
  • Local authority investigations into Food Safety Trading Standards and Public Health
  • Directors personal liability in relation to company breaches
  • Corporate manslaughter
  • Proceeds of Crime Act

Please note that the firm does not undertake work funded under the Legal Aid Scheme.