Electoral investigations and prosecutions

Since its establishment at the turn of the century, the Electoral Commission has been the regulatory body with responsibility for monitoring and regulating party and election finance and setting the standards for how elections are run.

Although its ability to bring criminal prosecutions has been tempered by the Election Act 2022, with criminal charging decisions now falling solely within the remit of the Crown Prosecution Service, it is often engaged with investigations into suspected criminal offences involving questions of political finance and election law.  Janes Solicitors have in-depth knowledge and experience in dealing with investigations and proceedings brought by the Electoral Commission and have represented Members of Parliament in recent high-profile cases including the DUP member Ian Paisley Jnr. If you are involved in an investigation or are seeking advice on any aspect of electoral law, please contact one of our expert solicitors.

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Contact our expert electoral commission solicitors

Janes Solicitors provides bespoke specialist advice on all areas of serious and complex fraudregulatorytaxation and serious financial crime matters. With extensive experience in all areas of fraud and financial crime and a well-earned reputation as leaders in our field, our expert defence team take a proactive and pragmatic approach to legal advice and case strategy. We are committed to your successful outcome.  Janes Solicitors pride ourselves on our case tailored approach for each client in and our fearless commitment in each and every case we undertake.

If you or your business have concerns, are under suspicion or investigation or have been arrested or prosecuted for any serious fraud or financial crime offence, contact us today on 020 7930 5100, or via our online contact form.

David Janes | Partner

Head of Serious and Complex Fraud and Taxation
020 7930 5100 | Out of hours: 07789 622 430

James Mullion | Partner

BA
020 7930 5100 | Out of hours: 07789 622 430

Fiona Gavriel | Partner

MA
020 7930 5100 | Out of hours: 07789 622 430

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Out of hours: 07789 622 430