Ashmans is a very well-respected national firm. We are featured in the Legal 500 guide, a listing of the UK’s most prestigious legal practices.
Ashmans has one of the most highly specialised money laundering and POCA defence teams in the nation. As well as our defence solicitors themselves we have built a team of expert caseworkers, respected barristers and other highly skilled professionals who can be mobilised for your defence very quickly.
We have an extensive network of support as well, including some of the best forensic accountants, forgery and handwriting experts and cybersecurity professionals working today.
We can put all of these people to work investigating your case and preparing your defence, and ensuring that absolutely no stone is left unturned. This is the only way to protect yourself properly in the face of such suspicions or charges, and the only way to preserve not just your reputation and career, but your freedom.
Allegations of money laundring and other serious crimes should only ever be handled by experts! Whilst many such cases can be heard at a magistrate’s court, cases involving severe harm to the victim are often tried before the crown court, and demand a much higher level of investigation and preparation than lesser crimes. The Criminal Defence Team at Ashmans Solicitors will make sure the no stone goes unturned, and that no detail of your Defence is left to chance. This is the only way to ensure the best possible outcome. After all, your very liberty is at stake!
Ashmans Serious Fraud Dept following an eight-week trial secure a not guilty verdict for the lead defendant in a multi-million-pound duty fraud and money laundering case.
The investigation lasting some 4 years pre-charge in which Ashmans’ team were involved in representation from the police station stage revolved around in total of 12 persons who were alleged to be involved in this conspiracy.
Following the lengthy HMRC investigation, 9 people were subsequently charged.
It was alleged that GH was the UK head of this EUROPEAN WIDE duty fraud. The case centred around the issue of whether the money was criminal property.
A vigorous challenge based around many legal arguments as well as numerous disclosure applications resulted in evidence being obtained which was placed before the Jury which assisted in exonerating not just our client but all other 8 defendants too.
Had it not been for these disclosure requests the outcome may well have been different.
Ashman’s Solicitors successfully secures acquittal in a high profile fraud and money laundering case. Ashman’s specialist fraud and money laundering department headed by the principal solicitor Mr. Imran Ali represented a former worker of a Charity, which had been set up in 2000 by another Defendant who had pleaded guilty. The Charity had received hundreds of thousands of pounds in funding from Lancashire County Council for charity work.
The prosecution alleged impropriety in the way the charity was run, involving dishonestly obtaining funds from charity funding providers, which they put to their own use. Ashman’s solicitor’s fraud and money laundering department prepared the case meticulously. This involved trawling through several years of documentation and instructing an expert Forensic Accountant and a specialist fraud Barrister. We worked tirelessly to ensure that no stone was left unturned and managed to secure a favourable outcome, which was one of Not Guilty. Speak with our Fleet St Solicitors today specialist in complex fraud cases.
We are dedicated to providing world-class service to all of our clients, and we specialise in protecting your rights and reputation even in routine police interviews and investigations.
The number one piece of advice we can give to anyone who has been accused of money laundering or believes that they are under investigation is: Retain the services of a specialist Criminal Defence solicitor as soon as possible, tell them absolutely everything and follow their advice to the letter.
Your ashmans’ money laundering/POCA defence team can hep you by:
Ashmans stands ready at 0208 159 2866 to provide a free consultation where you can explain your situation, and we can advise you on the next steps you should take – and especially whether you should retain the services of a solicitor. There is no cost for this, and no obligation to continue with Ashmans, no matter what we advise.
If you are facing any kind of a police interview or investigation, it is vital that you get legal representation and expert advice immediately.
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