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Civil & Criminal Litigation

We are frequently instructed by corporates, professionals and individuals who require expert help with a police investigation or prosecution. You will be represented by an experienced advocate who care about the outcome of your case as much as you do. We will listen to what you have to say and formulate a strategy with you based on our experience. You will be involved in the preparation of correspondence. Our focus is winning your case because we understand that the outcome of any criminal investigation or prosecution is extremely important to your reputation. This focus drives the quality of our work and the selection of the team who work on your case to provide you with the very best opportunity of success.

What can we do to help?

The nature of our services rather depends on the individual circumstances of your case. If you are asked to attend a police station or other venue to be interviewed under caution, we will assist you in preparing for this. One of our advocates will attend the interview with you and ensure that your rights are properly protected throughout the interview.

A decision to prosecute you can be avoided if the police or other prosecuting authority know more about you and the real circumstances behind what happened. Wherever possible, we will bring important factors about you and your case to the attention of those authorities by preparing detailed submissions.

If you are required to go to Court then we will fully familiarize you with the process in advance and provide you with representation. If your case proceeds to a trial, you will be allocated an experienced advocate to analyze the evidence and help you prepare your case, however large or small. We recognize the importance of preparation for every hearing and we have genuine expertise in the disclosure process. We care about the success of your case as much as you do.

Civil Litigation

Civil litigation is when a personal claim, not criminal, is taken through the court system. It does not matter if you are bringing a claim or defending, our experienced team are able to offer advice to get you through the process as swiftly and simply as possible.

The resolution of civil disputes between parties can be managed by mediation as well as litigation. Seeking a cost effective outcome to any particular problem is our primary consideration. Concise and early tactical analysis holds the key to success and quality pre-action correspondence provides leverage in negotiations.  Litigation is conducted within a complex framework of rules setting down law and procedure. We provide immediate comprehensive advice upon a full range of litigation matters which include: Family Law, Intellectual Property, Defamation, Bankruptcy, Consumer Rights, Negligence, Contract Disputes, Tenant and Landlord Disputes and Boundary Disputes.

The identification of key issues and analysis of budget is important and we offer clear advice at the outset of any civil or commercial dispute. Whether you are a prospective claimant or a defendant, you can rely on our expertise not only in litigation but also in negotiation to seek settlement where possible.

In some instances, we also offer fixed-fee preliminary consultations.  A consultation will help you to understand the legal and practical issues relating to your case and allow you to make an informed decision about what action to take.

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