Banking and Financial markets
We are able to provide comprehensive advice and representation to organisations and individuals in connection with transactions and disputes arising from banking and financial sectors.
Company and Commercial
It is vital in the establishment and operation of any business that this is founded on a basis of certainty.
Litigation and dispute resolution
Situations can arise for both individuals and businesses where they may either require redress from a third party or feel compelled to defend against allegations.
Personal and Corporate insolvency
To threaten bankruptcy or the liquidation of a company is a powerful tool for any creditor, actual or purported. The first step in seeking to do this is to serve a statutory demand.
We are living in a more greatly regulated society than ever before and failure to comply with regulations is now likely to result in prosecution which may lead to companies and individuals receiving substantial fines, and even those individuals being at risk of prison.
Health & Safety
Whilst it is increasingly said that “health & safety has gone mad,” it would be foolish for any organisation to ignore its responsibilities under the health and safety legislation.
Professional Regulation and Misconduct
Where an industry or a profession is subject to regulation it is crucial to ensure compliance. However, there will be occasions where even the most diligent individual will find themselves subject to an investigation.
It would be a simplification to say that civil actions for fraud is where there is a meeting of our expertise in both dispute resolution and criminal proceedings for fraud.
The traditional purpose of an Inquest before a coroner has been to answer the following questions: Who died; Where did they die? When did they die? How did they die?
It is the responsibility of local authorities to control certain activities by the issuing of the necessary licence of permit.
The good name of a person or a company has always been essential, and therefore something that will require protection.
HMRC investigations and proceedings
HMRC have become increasingly keen to ensure that no detriment to the public purse is incurred as a result of the way in which individuals and companies conduct their tax affairs.
Actions against the Police
On occasions, police constabularies and their officers who have a duty to protect us make serious errors with devastating consequence for members of the public involved.
When anyone instructs a professional person, they will rely on that person providing good service using all necessary skill and experience in line with their expertise.
When the employment relationship breaks down or is at risk of a breakdown, it can be extremely unsettling for all concerned.