Both individuals and businesses can be criminally liable for Regulatory Breaches and Breaches of their duties and responsibility.

If you or your firm has been charged with or is being investigated in respect of any Regulatory Breach or Breach of duty, we could help you. By acting quickly you could limit the damage to your reputation and reduce the financial impact on yourself and/or your business.

This is a constantly changing area of law and you need advice from a law firm that has its finger on the pulse and fights hard for its clients. At Libra Solicitors this is what we do. Our services are tailored to your individual needs so you can be sure that your case receives the attention it deserves.

How we can help

We understand that you will no doubt be worried about how your case is going to proceed and of the potential consequences of your case, so from the very beginning we will listen to you and your concerns.

We will thoroughly investigate your case, examine every aspect of the evidence and give you the right advice when you need it most.

An experienced QC, Barrister or Solicitor-Advocate will lead your case so you know the advice and representation you receive is of the highest quality.

We will also advise you if we think forensic experts and specialist investigators, amongst others could assist you in your case. With this level of expertise on your side, you can be sure that the Regulators will have their work cut out.

  • We will protect your interests at all times.
  • We will initiate dialogue with the Regulatory body or Local Authority and make representations to them in respect of your matter when appropriate. It may be that they subsequently decide that no further action is necessary, particularly if every effort to prevent future breaches has been made.
  • Using industry recognised experts, we will assess the harm done by the breach.
  • We will attend the PACE interview with you should one take place, and give you the right advice.
  • If the matter proceeds to court, we will prepare your case, advise you and represent you. As your case will be led by a QC, Barrister or Solicitor-Advocate, you can be confident that you are in expert hands.
  • We will maintain your confidentiality at all times. We understand the impact being accused of an offence of this nature can have on you and your business.

It is never too early to take legal advice but sometimes it can be too late. Call us now on 01223 632420 and let’s see how we can help.

Being involved in any type of litigation or investigation can expose those involved to unwelcome media attention.

  • At Libra Solicitors as part of our service to you, we will always maintain your confidentiality.
  • Unless you expressly instruct us to do so, we will not comment on your case to the media.
  • We stake our reputation on our commitment to you.

If you are concerned about media intrusion into your case, please call us now on 01223 632420 and let’s see how we can help you.

What you say to a police officer can have serious implications for you. Even if you do not instruct Libra Solicitors to advise you we would strongly urge you to take legal advice before you speak to the police.

You can be charged with an offence solely on what you say to a police officer, even if there is no other evidence against you.

Taking legal advice does not make you look guilty: it is your right. At Libra Solicitors we take protecting your rights and interests seriously and our services are tailored to your individual needs so you can be sure your case receives the attention it deserves.

How we can help you

We will:-

  • always put your interests first and protect your legal rights whilst your matter is being dealt with by the police
  • provide you with expert advice in respect of the allegation
  • make representations in support of bail if bail is being denied
  • be available to attend the police station with you 24hrs a day

Whenever possible we suggest that you should take legal advice before you attend the police station.

So if you or somebody you know has a matter that is being investigated by the police, or if you or somebody you know has been ‘invited’ to the police station to speak to a police officer, call us now on 01223 632420 and let’s see how we can help you. You will always have our fullest attention.

Please note: you are entitled to receive free legal advice at the police station from a Duty Solicitor or from a law firm that undertakes free police station advice.

At Libra Solicitors we do not operate the under the Duty Solicitor scheme and we do not provide free police station advice.

We provide an exceptional 24 hr police station attendance and advice service to all our clients for a fixed fee and we are only to happy to discuss your case with you before you speak to the police.

It is never too early to take legal advice, but sometimes it can be too late.

Have you had your assets seized, confiscated or frozen?

Are you a third party who has an interest in the property seized or is subject to a restraining order?

Even in these difficult circumstances you have rights and you need to make informed choices. Court Orders can be challenged and varied.

In this complex area of law you need a law firm that protects its clients’ rights with vigour. At Libra Solicitors this is exactly what we do.

How we can help you

We will examine every aspect of your case and provide you with the right advice when you need it most.

An experienced Barrister or Solicitor-Advocate who has practical experience of dealing with Asset Confiscation, Restraint Orders and cash seizures will lead your case from the very start so you can be sure that the advice you receive is of the highest quality.

It is never too early to take legal advice but sometimes it can be too late. Call us now on 01223 632420 and let’s see how we can help you.

If you or your company is being investigated or have been charged with an offence of this nature we could help you.

Allegations of Bribery and/or Corruption are often complex due to their very nature and being found guilty could attract a custodial sentence for the individuals involved and significant fines for the company.

The law places the onus on companies, corporations, partnerships and their senior staff to ensure their anti-corruption procedures are effective.

As well as regulating offences that individuals may commit, the law regulates corporate liability for failing to prevent bribery.

Any income that can be proved to have been derived from the illegal action could even be confiscated.

How we can help you

We will thoroughly examine the prosecution case and give you the right advice when you need it most.

An experienced QC, Barrister or Solicitor-Advocate will lead your case so you can be sure that the advice you receive is of the highest quality and we will also advise you if we think forensic accounting experts and/or specialist investigators could assist your case.

It is likely that your case will need a considerable amount of preparation.

There may be for example, witnesses from whom statements may need to be taken, substantial documentation that may need to be examined page by page and expert forensic accounting evidence that may need to be obtained and then examined.

In Court prosecution witnesses such as police officers and the prosecutions experts may also need to be cross-examined.

Mitigating your sentence

Should you subsequently decide to plead guilty, there may be other factors that influence the sentence you receive.

Your Barrister / Solicitor- Advocate will explain these to you and in Court, he/she will expertly present your case so you can be sure the Court takes into account your fullest mitigation when considering sentence.

Good mitigation can make all the difference to your sentence.

Call us now on 01223 632420 and let’s see how we can help you.

It’s never too early to take legal advice but sometimes it can be too late.

If you or your company is being investigated or have been charged with an offence under The Companies Act we could help you.

Such allegations are often complex due to their very nature and could result in substantial fines for the company or even a custodial sentence for the individuals involved if found guilty.

Government legislation places the onus on companies, corporations, partnerships and their senior staff to ensure they carry out their duties and responsibilities in the correct manner.

How we can help you

We will thoroughly examine the case and give you the right advice when you need it most.

An experienced QC, Barrister or Solicitor-Advocate will lead your case so you can be sure that the advice you receive is of the highest quality and we will advise you if we think forensic accounting experts and/or specialist investigators could assist you in your case.

It is likely that your case will need a considerable amount of preparation, for instance: –

  • There may be witnesses who need to be traced and from whom statements may need to be taken.
  • There may be substantial documentation that needs to be examined page by page.
  • Expert forensic accounting evidence may also need to be obtained and then examined.
  • In Court prosecution witnesses such as police officers and the prosecutions experts may also need to be cross-examined.

Mitigating your sentence.

Should you or your company decide to plead guilty there may be other factors that influence the sentence you receive.

Your Barrister / Solicitor-Advocate will explain these to you and in Court, he/she will expertly present your case so you can be sure the Court takes into account your particular circumstances when considering sentence.

Good mitigation can make all the difference to your sentence.

It’s never too early to take legal advice but sometimes it can be too late. Call us now on 01223 632420 and let’s see how we can help you.

Allegations of Breaching Export Controls are often complex due to their very nature and could attract a custodial sentence for the individuals involved and significant fines for the company if they are found guilty.

Any income that can be proved to have been derived from the breach could even be confiscated.

In this complex area of law you need a law firm that has its finger on the pulse and protects its clients rights with vigour. At Libra Solicitors this is exactly what we do.

How we can help you

We will thoroughly examine the case and give you the right advice when you need it most.

An experienced QC, Barrister or Solicitor-Advocate who has practical experience of dealing with HM Revenue and Customs investigations and prosecutions will lead your case from the very start.

We will also advise you if we think forensic accounting experts and/or specialist investigators could assist you in your case.

It is likely that your case will need a considerable amount of preparation.

There may be for example, witnesses from whom statements may need to be taken, substantial documentation that needs to be examined page by page and expert forensic accounting evidence may also need to be obtained and then examined.

In Court prosecution witnesses such as co-workers, police officers and the prosecutions experts may also need to be cross-examined.

Mitigating your sentence

Should you or your company decide to plead guilty, there may be other factors that influence the sentence you receive.

Your Barrister / Solicitor-Advocate will explain these to you and in Court, he/she will expertly present your case so you can be sure the Court takes into account your fullest mitigation when considering sentence.

Good mitigation can make all the difference to your sentence.

It is never too early to take legal advice but sometimes it can be too late. Call us now on 01223 632420 and let’s see how we can help you.

You cannot predict when an accident will occur at work but you can be sure that when one does the company’s health and safety procedures will be thoroughly examined.

Whether the investigation is carried out by the Health and Safety Executive or the Coroner’s office or other government agency, Individuals will be questioned normally under caution and criminal prosecutions can very often follow

In this complex area of law you need a law firm that protects its clients rights with vigour. At Libra Solicitors this is exactly what we do.

How we can help you

We will thoroughly examine the investigation and if appropriate the prosecution case and give you the right advice when you need it most.

An experienced QC, Barrister or Solicitor-Advocate who has practical experience of dealing with Health & Safety investigations and prosecutions will lead your case from the very start so you can be sure that the advice you receive is of the highest quality.

We will also advise you if forensic experts and/or specialised reconstruction investigators could assist you with your case.

Mitigating your sentence

Should you or your company subsequently decide to plead guilty, there may be other factors that influence the sentence you or your company receive.

Your Barrister/Solicitor-Advocate will explain these to you and in Court he/she will expertly present your case so you can be sure the Court takes into account your own and your company’s fullest mitigation when considering sentence.

Good mitigation can make all the difference to your sentence.

It is never too early to take legal advice but sometimes it can be too late. Call us now on 01223 632420 and let’s see how we can help.

Allegations of Insider Dealing are often complex due to their very nature and could attract a custodial sentence for the individuals involved if they are found guilty.

Any income that can be proved to have been derived from the illegal action could even be confiscated.

In this complex area of law you need a law firm that has its finger on the pulse and protects its clients rights with vigour. At Libra Solicitors this is what we do.

How we can help you

We will thoroughly examine the investigation and if appropriate the prosecution case and give you the right advice when you need it most.

An experienced QC, Barrister or Solicitor-Advocate who has practical experience of dealing with Financial Conduct Authority investigations and prosecutions will lead your case from the very start.

We will also advise you if forensic accountants and investigators could assist you in your case.

Mitigating your sentence

Should you decide to plead guilty, there may be other factors that influence the sentence you receive.

Your Barrister/Solicitor-Advocate will explain these to you and in Court he/she will expertly present your case so you can be sure the Court takes into account your fullest mitigation when considering sentence.

Good mitigation can make all the difference to your sentence.

Call us now on 01223 632420 and let’s see how we can help you.

It’s never too early to take legal advice but sometimes it can be too late.

Money laundering cases can be complex and if you are found guilty of money laundering, you could receive a custodial sentence.

Any income that can be proved to have been derived from the illegal action could even be confiscated

How we can help you

We will thoroughly examine the prosecution case and give you the right advice when you need it most.

An experienced QC, Barrister or Solicitor-Advocate will lead your case so you can be sure that the advice you receive is of the highest quality.

We will also advise you if we think forensic accounting experts and/or specialist investigators could assist you in your case.

It is likely that your case will need a considerable amount of preparation.

There may be for example, witnesses from whom statements may need to be taken, substantial documentation that may need to be examined page by page and expert forensic accounting evidence that may need to be obtained and then examined.

In Court prosecution witnesses such as family members, close friends, police officers and the prosecutions forensic experts may need to be cross-examined. It may be that any co-defendants involved in the case have to be cross-examined too.

Mitigating your sentence

Should you subsequently decide to plead guilty, there may be other factors that influence the sentence you receive.

Your Barrister / Solicitor- Advocate will explain these to you and in Court, he/she will expertly present your case so you can be sure the Court takes into account your fullest mitigation when considering sentence.

Good mitigation can make all the difference to your sentence.

Call us now on 01223 632420 and let’s see how we can help you.

It’s never too early to take legal advice but sometimes it can be too late.

In this complex area of law you need a law firm that has its finger on the pulse and protects its clients rights with vigour. At Libra Solicitors this is exactly what we do.

How we can help you

We will thoroughly examine the investigation and if appropriate the prosecution case and give you the right advice when you need it most.

An experienced QC, Barrister or Solicitor-Advocate will lead your case from the very start so you can be sure that the advice you receive is of the highest quality.

Mitigating your sentence

Should you or your company subsequently decide to plead guilty, there may be other factors that influence the sentence you or your company receive.

Your Barrister/Solicitor-Advocate will explain these to you and in Court he/she will expertly present your case so you can be sure the Court takes into account your own and your companies particular circumstances when considering sentence.

Good mitigation can make all the difference to your sentence.

It is never too early to take legal advice but sometimes it can be too late. Call us now on 01223 632420 and let’s see how we can help you.