Our Expertise & Services

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If you have been accused of a crime, arrested, being investigated, or asked to attend a police interview, we are here to advise and assist you.

We understand that a criminal conviction can have life-changing consequences for our clients, potentially affecting their visa status in the UK, career, reputation, and family relationships, causing immense stress.

At Jackson Lyon, we can deal with a wide range of criminal offences, including assault, fraud, white-collar and business crime (including money laundering offences), criminal damage, trading standards, Customs and Excise, and health and safety prosecutions.

Our privately funded criminal defence clients benefit from the highest standards of professional client care and defence. As a privately funded client, you will have access to the expertise and skill of our legal team, which may not always be covered by the Legal Aid Agency.

Criminal Defence

Jackson Lyon has a significant track record of providing unflinching criminal defence services. We deal with an array of offences, acting for both individuals and organisations. Our approach is client-centric, understanding the high-pressure situations our clients find themselves in when dealing with criminal allegations. From the initial stages of an investigation, through police interviews, right up to representation at trial, we remain steadfast in our commitment to you.

To anticipate and mitigate potential complications, we regularly engage specialists early on. We explore all options at every stage, aiming to avoid a contested trial where possible. Our team's comprehensive approach to criminal law ensures that every facet of your case is meticulously examined. When you entrust your defence to Jackson Lyon, we shoulder your concerns and strive to secure the most favourable outcome.

Proceeds of Crime (POCA)

With substantial expertise in handling complex aspects of the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA), our team is well-equipped to manage the multifarious challenges of POCA proceedings. We frequently liaise with entities across borders, ensuring we deliver a coherent, multi-jurisdictional service, an approach that is increasingly necessary in the interconnected world of asset recovery. From dealing with Confiscation Proceedings to managing Cash Forfeiture and Civil Recovery Proceedings, we strive to deliver robust strategies to defend your rights and assets.

We recognise that POCA issues can put you under tremendous pressure and cause severe disruption to your personal and professional life. In such high-stakes situations, we swiftly adopt your challenges as our own, exploring every possible avenue to alleviate the strain and safeguard your future. With meticulous attention to detail, we provide comprehensive advice and staunch representation, offering you guidance through this complex system and seeking the most favourable outcome.

Food Safety & Hygiene Prosecutions

At Jackson Lyon, we have significant experience representing businesses across the food industry in matters related to food safety and hygiene regulations. We understand that a prosecution can apply substantial pressure on your business, both financially and reputationally, and we act swiftly to alleviate these stresses. Our approach is to advise proactively, tackling issues as they emerge and providing a robust defence against any allegations.

Whether you're a small local restaurant or a supermarket, we're prepared to act for you at every stage of the process, ensuring compliance and mitigating risk. We routinely engage industry specialists to avoid unnecessary complications and to anticipate potential sentencing issues. Additionally, our extensive network of professionals across various legal areas allows us to provide a comprehensive, seamless service.


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