Prosecutions by other agencies

In addition to defending prosecutions brought by the police, HMRC and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) Janes Solicitors have acted in investigations and prosecutions brought by a wide variety of other prosecuting agencies.

Such agencies and the nature of the investigations and prosecutions brought by them include:-

  • Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – The UK’s main financial services regulator with prosecutions brought for misconduct, financial crime or disciplinary breaches.
  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy  – Prosecutions for breach of Company Directors Disqualification Act Orders 1986 , offences under the Insolvency Act 1986, offences under the Companies Act 2006.
  • Trading Standards Agency – Alleged fraudulent and illegal trading in counterfeit computer software.
  • Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) and the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) Private prosecutions involving intellectual property
  • Electoral Commission – Investigations and prosecutions brought by the Electoral Commission into breaches of the Elections Act 2022 and electoral fraud offences
  • Bank of England– Prosecution under the Banking Act in respect of unlicensed activity
  • Gangmasters Licensing Authority – prosecution of unlicensed gang-masters in the agricultural industry.
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Private prosecutions

Janes Solicitors has successfully defended private prosecutions brought against our clients by individuals in respect of a variety of matters including – Serious and Complex Fraud, Corporate Fraud, Threats to Kill, Conspiracy to Commit Blackmail, Conspiracy to Cause Criminal Damage, Harassment and Assault. See our page on Private Prosecutions for further details.

Contact our expert defence lawyers London

Janes Solicitors provides bespoke specialist advice on all areas of serious and complex fraud, regulatory, taxation 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.

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