Our expertise:

Murder

  • Manslaughter
  • Corporate manslaughter
  • Soliciting murder
  • Causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable adult
  • Abortion
  • Child destruction
  • Concealment of birth
  • Use of poison or instruments to cause miscarriage
  • Infanticide
  • Threats to kill
  • Murder

Causing Death by Driving

  • Causing death by careless driving
  • Causing death by unlicensed, disqualified or uninsured driving
  • Causing death by dangerous driving
  • Causing death by dangerous driving when under the influence of drink or drugs

Terrorism

  • Preparing for acts of terrorism
  • Membership of a proscribed organisation
  • Fund raising for the purposes of terrorism
  • Money laundering of terrorist property
  • Failing to disclose information which may assist in the preventing an act of terrorism
  • Weapons training for terrorism
  • Proscription of organisations
  • Possession of an article connected with the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism
  • Eliciting, publishing or communicating information about members of armed forces

Sexual Offences Against Children

  • Rape of a child under 13
  • Sexual assault of a child under 13 by penetration
  • Sexual assault of a child under 13
  • Causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity
  • Sexual activity with a child
  • Engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child
  • Causing a child to watch a sexual activity
  • Child sex offences committed by children or young persons
  • Arranging or facilitating commission of a child sex offence
  • Meeting a child following sexual grooming
  • Abuse of position of trust: sexual activity with a child
  • Sexual activity with a child family member
  • Sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder impeding choice
  • Paying for sexual services of a child
  • Causing or inciting child prostitution or pornography
  • Sex with an adult relative: penetration
  • Possession of Indecent Images of Children from the Internet or Otherwise
  • Taking, having, permitting, distributing or publishing indecent photographs of children
  • Possession of indecent photograph of children
  • Possession of extreme pornographic images

Sexual Offences - Adults

  • Rape
  • Assault by penetration
  • Sexual assault
  • Causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent
  • Administering a substance with intent
  • Sex with an adult relative
  • Committing an offence with intent to commit a sexual offence
  • Trespass with intent to commit a sexual offence
  • Exposure
  • Voyeurism
  • Keeping a brothel used for prostitution
  • Committing an act outraging public decency
  • Soliciting, kerb crawling
  • Incest
  • Intercourse with an animal
  • Sexual penetration of a corpse
  • Sexual activity in a public lavatory

Firearms Offences

  • Possession of a firearm or ammunition with intent to endanger life
  • Possession of firearm with intent to cause fear of violence
  • Use of a firearm to resist arrest
  • Carrying a firearm with criminal intent
  • Carrying a firearm in a public place
  • Trespassing with a firearm
  • Possession of firearms by persons previously convicted of crime
  • Firing an air weapon beyond premises
  • Shortening of barrel
  • Having an offensive weapon in a public place
  • Having article with blade or point in a public place

Drugs Offences

  • Importation
  • Possessing a controlled drug with intent to supply
  • Production of a controlled drug
  • Supplying a controlled drug
  • Possession of a controlled drug
  • Cultivation of cannabis plant
  • Permitting your premises to be used in connection with drugs

Offences Against a Person - Assaults

  • Grievous bodily Harm with intent – S18
  • Grievous bodily harm – S20
  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm – S47
  • Common Assault – S39
  • Racially aggravated assault
  • Ill treatment of patients
  • Female genital mutilation
  • Kidnapping
  • False imprisonment
  • Torture
  • Harassment
  • Child neglect / cruelty / abandonment
  • Assault on a police officer

Immigration Offences

  • Obtaining Leave by deception
  • Illegal entry
  • Possession of false passports, work permits, registration cards
  • Assisting unlawful immigration
  • Helping asylum-seeker to enter UK
  • Harbouring illegal entrants
  • Sham Marriages
  • Possession of Immigration Stamps or replica Immigration Stamps
  • Forgery and Counterfeiting of immigration documents
  • Identity Document Offences
  • Trafficking

Offences Against Public Justice

  • Perverting the course of justice
  • Conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
  • Concealment of evidence
  • Contempt of court
  • Intimidation of witnesses ,jurors and others
  • Perjury

Offences Against Public Morals and Policy

  • Bigamy
  • Public nuisance
  • Bribery and corruption
  • Obscene or indecent publications and displays

Theft and Offences of Dishonesty

  • Theft
  • Robbery
  • Burglary & aggravated Burglary
  • Taking a motor vehicle without consent/ being carried in a stolen motor vehicle
  • Aggravated taking of a motor vehicle
  • Interference with a motor vehicle
  • Abstracting electricity
  • Theft of mail
  • Theft by employee
  • Going equipped to steal
  • Handling stolen property
  • Deception
  • Making off without payment
  • Blackmail
  • False Accounting
  • Forgery
  • Counterfeiting notes and coins
  • Offences relating to companies and company directors

Criminal Damage and Threats

  • Criminal Damage
  • Criminal damage with intent to endanger life
  • Arson
  • Arson with intent to endanger life
  • Threats to destroy or damage property

Public Order Offences

  • Racially aggravated POA offences
  • Sending a malicious communication
  • Bomb hoaxes
  • Violent disorder
  • Affray
  • Riot
  • Harassment

Serious Driving Offences

  • Dangerous driving
  • Driving whilst disqualified
  • Careless and inconsiderate driving/driving without due care and attention
  • Driving with excess alcohol
  • Being in charge of a motor vehicle whilst under the influence of drink or drugs
  • Failure to provide a specimen of breath

Road Traffic and Motoring Offences

  • Driving other than in accordance with a licence
  • Driving with no insurance
  • Using a vehicle with no MOT
  • Drink drive ban
  • Drink drive rehabilitation course
  • Failing to Furnish Information
  • Speeding Camera Accuracy
  • Speeding Camera Defence
  • Speeding Tickets
  • Penalty Points on Your Licence
  • Saving Your Driving Licence
  • Mobile Telephone Offences
  • Insurance Offences
  • Traffic Light Offences
  • Vehicle Defect Offences
  • Tachographs / HGV/ LGV/ PSV
  • Special Reasons
  • Totting Up / 12 Points or more
  • Failing to Stop / Failing to Report an Accident
  • Notice of Intended Prosecution
  • Seat Belts and Child Restraints
  • Endorsements, Disqualification & Revocation
  • Using a vehicle with no vehicle excise licence (Tax)
  • Failing to stop after an accident
  • Failing to report an accident

Benefit Fraud

  • False statement to obtain Social Security
  • False representation to obtain benefit
  • Tax credit fraud
  • Fraud by false representation
  • Fraud by failing to disclose information

Fraud

  • Fraud by failing to disclose information
  • Fraud by false representation
  • Conspiracy to defraud making or supplying article for use in fraud
  • Making or supplying an article for use in fraud
  • Fraud by abuse of position
  • Internet fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Possession of article for use in fraud
  • Obtaining services dishonestly
  • Making off without payment
  • Trade mark offences
  • Trading standards offences
  • Using a false instrument
  • Fraudulent disposal of property
  • Fraudulent trading
  • Fraudulent evasion of VAT

Money Laundering

  • Concealing, disguising, converting, transferring or removing criminal property
  • Arrangement of the acquisition, retention, use or control of criminal property
  • Acquisition, use and possession of criminal property
  • Failure to disclose money laundering: regulated sector

Proceeds of Crime and Confiscation Proceedings

  • Restraint orders
  • Restraint order appeals
  • POCA
  • Variation of restraint orders
  • Certificates of inadequacy
  • Confiscation of criminal assists
  • Criminal benefit
  • Appointment of receivers
  • Confiscation and POCA appeals

Breach of Court Orders

  • Breach of Probation
  • Breach of community order
  • Breach of suspended sentence orders
  • Breach of a non-molestation order

Serious Fraud and White Collar Crime

  • Serious Fraud Office prosecutions
  • Company Directors Disqualification Proceedings
  • Companies House Prosecutions
  • HMRC Investigations & prosecutions
  • VAT investigations & prosecutions

Regulatory Offences

  • Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR)
  • Trading Standards
  • Companies Investigation Branch
  • Financial Services Authority (FSA)
  • Health and Safety Executive prosecutions
  • Environmental Law
  • HM Revenue & Customs prosecutions
  • Post office prosecutions
  • Competition and Enterprise, Office of Fair Trading, Corruption
  • Office of Fair Trading (OFT)
  • Fire authority prosecutions

Professional Disciplinary

  • Solicitors – SRA
  • Pharmacists – General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Pharmacists – Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
  • Doctors – General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Dentists – General Dental Council (GDC)
  • Opticians – General Optical Council (GOC)
  • Accountants – Accountancy Investigation & Discipline Board (AIDB)
  • Nursing & midwifery Council
  • Police
  • Health care profession Council:
  • Arts therapists
  • Biomedical scientists
  • Chiropodists/podiatrists
  • Clinical scientists
  • Dieticians
  • Occupational therapists
  • Operating department practitioners
  • Orthoptists
  • Paramedics
  • Physiotherapists
  • Prosthetists / orthotics
  • Radiographers
  • Speech and language therapists
Serious Crime and Fraud

Serious Crime and Fraud

Liberty Solicitors has a team of specialist lawyers with unrivalled expertise in the field of Serious Crime and Fraud. Our solicitors have successfully defended clients facing the most serious of criminal offences to the least serious non-imprisonable offences.

We are recognised and experienced national leaders in dealing with all types of serious criminal and fraud cases from the most complex to the relatively minor matters from the police station (SFO or other prosecuting or regulatory agency interview) to the Magistrates Court; Tribunal hearing; Youth Court; Crown Court; Court of Appeal; Supreme Court and the European Court.

The firm has substantial experience in and has gained a national reputation for criminal and regulatory work and has dealt with some of the largest cases presented in Court. The firm works with other professionals to provide a top quality service.

We are members of the Specialist Law Society Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme. We are also one of the few members of the Legal Services Commission Very High Cost Case Panel and are approved to undertake Serious Crime and Fraud cases.

Be assured that we shall provide you with fearless, rigorous and effective defence and use all the proper and lawful means to secure the best outcome for you.

Please feel free to contact us for free, no obligation confidential advice to see if we can be of assistance to you.

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