Sometimes called professional crime, business crime or corporate crime. We can assist in all aspects of criminal allegations made against directors, shareholders, companies, individual employees. Our expertise includes fraud, embezzlement, theft, insider trading, corporate governance, production orders, search warrants, health and safety, environmental crime.
We provide expert legal advice to many companies and large corporations including FTSE 100 companies. If your company or employees need advice on any criminal matter, Paterson Bell Solicitors can assist.
A lot of our advice can be given over the phone or by email. We understand that the most important aspect of our help is to avoid prosecution of you or your company.
Charged with Theft or Fraud
Charges of theft or fraud could even include failing to return borrowed items, if there is reason to believe that you don’t intend to return them e.g. by missing an agreed date with the owner of the property; or failing to take reasonable steps to reunite an owner with a lost or abandoned possession that you have claimed.
Corporate Defence Solicitors
We understand how the police and prosecution systems operate. We regularly help our clients negotiate the systems successfully, thus avoiding court. If prosecution in court occurs, we provide full and expert court representation. All of our lawyers are specialist criminal defence lawyers, that is what we do.
We provide full representation for Health and Safety prosecutions, Environmental Law, Bribery Act, Money Laundering, Tax Evasion, Directors’ Obligations and Responsibility, Corporate Responsibility, Corporate Manslaughter, Companies Act breaches.
Business Defence Lawyers
Our lawyers can advise and will if necessary attend at police station interviews with your employees. We can attend at your company’s premises at short notice to assist in any aspect of a criminal investigation.
Please contact Paterson Bell Solicitors in the strictest confidence and we will meet with you to discuss your case.