Corporate & Regulatory Defence Solicitors Cardiff

Government regulations are continuously changing, affecting various industries, as they can restrict their operational activities. As a result, several businesses and companies are unknowingly punished because of new laws. Complying with new laws and regulations are very costly, requiring a lot of time and resources. Once you have been accused of an infringement, defending yourself can be challenging. It is vitally important to have a local team of regulatory defence solicitors one that is able to represent you both locally and overseas.

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We at Redkite Solicitors make the situation better and assure you that we will fight to get the best possible outcome.

Regulations are a crucial part of corporate law that aim to promote a code of ethics; protect consumer and employee rights, and the environment to maintain a set of legal standards. It can be a daunting experience to know that your business is under regulatory investigation or prosecution as it can have a negative impact on your reputation and financial situation. Therefore, it is important to have a specialist local team like Redkite Regulatory Defence Solicitors fighting with you. We ensure that your business interests are supported and the investigation process goes as smoothly as possible. Our specialist team has over 30 years of experience in helping businesses facing regulatory investigations achieve the best outcome.

Call us today on 029 2049 1271 or complete our online enquiry form.

What our clients say

I was very pleased with the courtesy of the ladies who attended to my requests and particularly so at the time when I had my accident – they were extremely helpful.

Paul James' support has been invaluable in effectively progressing key contractual requirements. His knowledge and expertise in contract and procurement matters is exceptional. Would not hesitate to engage Paul's services again in future should the requirement and opportunity arise.” (dated March 2017).

The reason I used Redkite is that most solicitors don’t have the area of expertise that I required.

Redkite have provided assistance through several particularly difficult issues. Their advice has been professional, thorough and specifically tailoured to the needs of our business. The staff are approachable, knowledgeable and realistic in the advice they provide.

Redkite were recommended to me and I would do the same, fantastic service.

I have to say that everyone I have come into contact with from the receptionists to the solicitors have always been excellent. The advice I have been given formally and informally has always been clear and concise which is always a weight off your mind when you are dealing with the affairs of your loved ones.

Why Choose Redkite Solicitors for Regulatory Defence?

Throughout our experience in regulatory defence, we have witnessed businesses make innocent mistakes and are left to deal with the consequences. At Redkite Solicitors Cardiff, we recognise that accusations of this nature can be damaging to your firm. This is why our Regulatory Defence Experts work every day to help local businesses throughout Wales fight the allegations they face, whilst still being able to move forward and concentrate on the company’s growth. Furthermore, our team handles all proceedings and activities involved to ensure you have enough time to focus on your business needs.

Our extensive expertise allows us to develop a unique understanding that helps the clients navigate through investigations. Our clients are able to achieve satisfying outcomes without giving too much energy and resources to the investigation. Our members are more than happy to represent you in all activities, whether it is interviews or negotiations with authorities.

Redkite Solicitors Cardiff can help you in the following:

  • Attend an interview
  • Prepare for trial
  • Bail application
  • Negotiate with authorities
  • Challenge a search warrant
  • Challenge a restraint order

If the investigation is already being carried out by an enforcement agency or the police, our solicitors can assist you in:

  • Environmental offences
  • Food Hygiene offences
  • HMRC tax and accounting fraud investigations
  • Health and Safety offences
  • Risk management
  • Trading Standards offences

Dealing with a regulatory offence complaint or accusation is understandably difficult. Our team will always put your best interests at heart throughout every stage of your case. We work efficiently and effectively with your business to ensure that you receive the help you need during the regulatory process and support you in document management.

Contact our Regulatory Defence Solicitors for strategic advice and assistance.

How Can Redkite Regulatory Defence Solicitors Help You?

Our solicitors have rich expertise and experience in regulatory defence cases and can confidently represent you through:

  • Food Hygiene offences
  • Health and Safety offences
  • Environmental offences
  • Trading Standards offences
  • Risk Management
  • HMRC tax and accounting fraud investigations
  • Proceeds of Crime Act Applications

Our extensive services include formulating bespoke compliance packages and training your staff at all levels to make sure that they work according to the regulatory laws and the company’s policies. Our team is approachable and gives you the opportunity to focus on your business even when the investigation is ongoing. We will always be by your side throughout each stage of the prosecution. We use a well-crafted defence to manage your case and we ensure to help businesses and individuals walk through this journey as easy as it can be.

At Redkite Solicitors Cardiff, we have expertise in regulatory law. We are conscious of the expectations of regulatory bodies and have significant experience defending businesses and individuals in achieving successful conclusions.

Contact our Regulatory Defence Solicitors to arrange an appointment. Call us today on 029 2049 1271.  Alternatively complete our online enquiry form.

Regulatory Crime FAQs

How can you define a regulatory offence?

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It is a legal offence when your company fails to meet government regulations. Regulatory violations are often the result of professional negligence as they typically feature a party that fails to comply with the legal standards in a certain industry. In most situations, no real harm is done to another person, however, regulation to safeguard the public has been breached.

Why are there regulations in every business?

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Regulations provide an ethical framework for companies with the purpose of maintaining reasonable requirements across all sectors; such as commerce, health and safety, and education. The introduction of a range of regulatory bodies aims to promote good practise throughout a specific company to impose regulations. An example of this would be, The Food Standards Agency and the Government Agency are in charge of defending public health in regards to food products. Managing government bureaucracy can be considerably time-consuming for some businesses, however, those who fail to comply can face serious sanctions: from heavy fines to jail terms.

Do I need to hire a solicitor if I am being investigated or prosecuted?

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It is important to hire a defence solicitor to protect your rights, whether you are guilty or not. Representing yourself on your own in a court is not advised, as prosecutors are always seeking to bring forward the harshest penalties as possible. Our solicitors can help prevent this from happening and will do everything to mitigate your charges.

What is the penalty for failing to comply with the regulations?

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For a regulatory conviction, the consequences will depend on the severity of the crime. Each case is individually assessed before reaching a decision. For example, an unlimited fine can be imposed on your company. It is also possible to enforce a jail sentence of up to six months for a severe Trading Standards breach. Additionally, it is also possible for an individual within the business to be held personally responsible for offences committed by the firm, whilst the company faces another charge as a separate legal entity.

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