Private prosecution is becoming more popular in the business world. If you’ve had a case brought against you by a company, our lawyers are here to help you in this distressing time.

When you're threatened with a private prosecution case or a case is brought against you, you’ll have many concerns and questions. This is where we can step in and fight your corner. We’ll make sure to protect your career and reputation.

Throughout the process, our private prosecution solicitors will be available to answer any questions you have. As private prosecutions have become more common, we’ve seen more cases come to us. We know how important it is to clear your name. We’ll make sure you get the best legal help to do this.

What Is Private Prosecution?

Companies use private prosecutions cases when they want to act against employees. This could be because of suspected fraud, for example.

Companies often prefer to use private prosecutions because it’s quicker and more efficient. Civil cases cost more and take longer.

A company can use private prosecution if a crime took place too long ago to bring a civil case. For a crime committed in the past, a company can use private prosecution to prosecute you.

If you’re convicted in a private prosecution, you can face the same punishments as you would in court. If you’re found guilty you could end up in prison.

How Can We Help?

Our private prosecution lawyers can help if you’ve received a notice, or if one is being threatened.

When defending you, we can offer:

  • Advice and support at any interview
  • Realistic and honest opinion about the outcome of your case
  • Mitigated costs by advancing a sound defence
  • Knowledge of criminal justice system, which applies to private prosecution cases
  • Experience handling private prosecution cases
  • Understanding of how important clearing your name is.

Why Choose Us?

Being served with a private prosecution notice isn’t an easy situation. You need to fully understand why it’s being served and what your rights are. Hiring the right lawyer for the job is therefore important.

We’ve extensive knowledge of the laws around private prosecution, having worked on countless legal cases in this area. Not only that, but we’ll advise you of your options. This will allow you to make an informed decision about how you’d like us to proceed.

With offices across the UK, there’ll always be someone able to help you in your area.

Our lawyers understand how scary private prosecution can be. Not only for you, but for your family. They’ll work with that in mind to make sure they can get the outcome you and your family want. Each step of the way, they’ll explain what you need to do and explain each option to you.

Call Today To Fight Against Private Prosecution

If you’re facing a private prosecution, contact our expert team as soon as possible.

To arrange a discussion with no obligation, call Jason Newall on 0808 271 2602 or send us an online enquiry, and we’ll get back to you.

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