Regulatory Defence Solicitors

Our regulatory defence solicitors advise and represent business and individuals in breach of regulations from the governing body that regulates their area of work.

If you or your business is subject to investigation or prosecution from a regulatory body, speak with our team of regulatory defence solicitors for guidance and advice on managing your defence.

Protect your reputation, instruct an expert

The sooner you have an expert regulatory defence solicitor to guide you, the greater the chance of getting a preferred outcome.

Whether you have been accused, or are anticipating being approached for investigation by whichever governing body regulates your area of work, do not hesitate to contact us.

Our regulatory defence solicitors are experienced with clients across many industries, and will do everything that they can do prepare a strong defence for you, no matter how far the investigation goes.

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Regulatory Defence Services

Effective regulations are in place to protect employees, customers, businesses and the environment, and whichever industry we work in, there are bound to be regulations that we must adhere to.

1. Governing Bodies

While some are all-encompassing such as health and safety regulations, some industries are regulated by a specific governing body, such as:

  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • General Dental Council (GDC)
  • General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Coroner’s Inquests
  • Care Quality Commission (CQC)
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
  • Environment Agency / Natural Resources Wales
  • Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

As per different industries, there will be other specific governing bodies that regulate activity for the safety of stakeholders and the environment.

2. Breaches of Regulations

Landing oneself in breach of regulations can lead to investigation, and in the most serious of offences, prosecution.

We understand how much strain and stress an investigation can have on a person or a business and their reputations. This is why our regulatory defence solicitors aim to act on your behalf with speed and efficiency.

If you should come under investigation by a regulatory body, you will require the help of an expert. This is because the regulatory body is at significant advantage with the information and interpretations of codes of conduct that they enforce. It is crucial to have an experienced regulatory defence solicitor on your side.

3. Impact of an Investigation

Whether you are guilty or not guilty of breaching regulations, the prospect of an investigation alone can severely impact personal prospects and brands.

It is paramount to deal with these matters quickly so as to limit the damage wherever possible. If financial penalties are given, they can be substantial, and so it is of utmost importance that you seek expert professional legal advice at the soonest opportunity.

We can also represent your business for any other accusations of business crime if necessary.

  • What is a regulatory offence?
  • What are the consequences of breaching regulations?
  • What happens if I am called to a Coroner's Inquest?

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