The investigators from both UKBA and HMRC attending found it very useful to see the investigation/trial process from the 'other side', delivered by two experienced barristers who were prepared to be open about the tactics used. This will both provide assurance in certain respects of our case preparation and also serves as a timely warning highlighting the risk areas.

Co-Host of 'Defence Against the Dark Arts' Seminar - UKBA - Dover

Trading Standards

The Trading Standards team have extensive experience acting for both prosecution and defence across the broad spectrum of Trading Standards matters.

We are experienced in providing early advice to investigators and hard pressed legal departments. We provide full and timely support as well as advocacy throughout the life of a case.

Our success and cost-effectiveness has been recognised by the award of tender to prosecute Trading Standards cases for over fifty Local Authorities.

We also provide training packages for many of our clients

Our sub-teams offer their experience in Counterfeiting, Trade Marks Act 1994, Copyright Design and Patents Act 1988, Consumer Protection and Unfair Trading, Food Labelling, Licensing, Pricing, Sale of Age Restricted Products, Rogue Trading and Due-Diligence defences and systems.  

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