Ashmans stands ready at 0208 159 2867 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.
The police will keep a record of everything said at an interview, and will review your answers and other statements very carefully for mistakes, inconsistencies, and anything which could possibly be construed as an admission that you have committed a crime. Make no mistake, this interview is being conducted to gather evidence against you, no matter how politely it may be done.
We have assisted clients in defending against everything from accusations of common assault to the most severe accusations of assault with intent to commit grievous bodily harm.
We consistently draw on the highest levels of speciality expertise for all our clients.
The Defendant, along with 4 others, was charged with entering into an arrangement to launder the proceeds of crime totalling in excess of £1 million. This was a large scale money laundering operation and very sophisticated in its nature. The Defendant was alleged to have masterminded the operation. A number of international companies were defrauded by having their accounting practices high jacked and proceeds of their sales were diverted into other companies or persons’ names. These monies were then dissipated involving layering of bank accounts and then withdrawals in large denominations of cash. The case was highly complex and voluminous in its nature. It was prosecuted by the Economic Crime Unit.
Ashmans Solicitors successfully secure acquittal in a high profile fraud case. The Defendant was charged with conspiracy to defraud Barclays Private Client International Bank by obtaining mortgage loans to which the Crown allege they were not entitled to. This was a historical high-value mortgage fraud dating back to January 2006. The approximate value of the fraud which the Crown alleged was approximately £40 million dealing with a number of high-value properties. Our mortgage fraud solicitors investigated these allegations tirelessly.
The Defendant was one of 12 individuals charged with the said offence. The Prosecution case was that the mortgages applied for were obtained by providing false information to the Bank which the Defendants knew to be false. This was a highly organised conspiracy in which each Defendant is alleged to have played their part. It involved purchases using an off-shore company registered in the Isle of Man or the British Virgin Islands as the purchasing entity. The punishment for Mortgage fraud.
The Defendants involved in the case were predominantly professionals who were either introducer/agents in the property business, property dealers, chartered surveyors, mortgage brokers, bank manager and two solicitors. Following a three month trial our client was acquitted unanimously by the Jury. The case was voluminous in its nature involving in excess of 20,000 pages of served material. This case involved issues with handwriting evidence, professional property and professional ethics experts.
Contact our Fraud Solicitors if you are facing a similar situation.
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.
Ashmans secure Not Guilty verdict on Murder Charge.
Our client was one of three men charged with a conspiracy to murder allegation. The victim died following a stabbing incident. Following an extensive investigation, our client, along with two co-defendants were charged with the murder offence.
This was a particularly complex case as identification and presence at the scene were not in dispute. It was also apparent that the fatal blow (which caused the death) could only have been inflicted by one of the three defendants. Nevertheless, our client vehemently denied being guilty of murder. We fought tirelessly to explore all potential avenues to support our client’s defence. The extensive enquires and work included, but was not limited to, spending multiple hours attending upon our client to obtain his detailed instructions, trawling through many hours of various CCTV footage, exploring any historical disputes and differences between our client and the deceased etc. We utilised all the preparatory work to advance a robust defence against the murder charge.
At the conclusion of the trial, the jury unanimously acquitted our client of the murder charge.
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 a crime 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.
If you are facing any kind of criminal charges, it is vital that you get legal representation and expert advice immediately.
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