Owing to the wide range of conduct embraced by this offence, this is an increasingly popular charge for Prosecutors challenging company owners & Directors.
Fraudulent Trading involves the carrying out of a business with the intention of defrauding creditors or any other person for any fraudulent purpose.
Whether you are accused of being part of a company set up specifically for fraudulent objectives or you are running a legitimate business, accused of dishonest acts; the Fraud Lawyers at Stuart Miller Solicitors have the proficiency to articulate the best strategy and secure the highest chances of success.
Cases of this nature often involve numerous defendants and substantial volumes of evidence, requiring the expertise of meticulous and analytical Lawyers.
Time and time again we have successfully defended and secured acquittals for those engaged in business. Regardless of the nature of your company and the nature of the acts alleged, the key factor in prosecutions of this nature is that the business was involved in some degree of dishonesty and that you, as key figures in the company were intentionally involved.
Proving intention is the duty of the prosecutors, who are absent exact knowledge of the nature of your business and its daily affairs. We explore the circumstances surrounding your case fully and always seek to defend on the front-foot.
We will work with you to understand the activities of your business, speak to those who will positively affirm your case and trawl through your records to identify material which will help present your case in your favour.
If your bank accounts have been restricted with Restraint Orders or Freezing Orders, we will act promptly to defend your position and remove the encumbrances which could signal the demise of your business.
Rest assured we have access to the best Barristers and QCs, forensic accountants, scientific analysts and a huge range of business-related experts who can be called upon to work with us.
Early action in any case is pivotal to increasing the chances of success. In such complex and intimidating investigations or prosecutions, you will require skilful advice at every juncture. We will offer you a free consultation for you to discuss your case with us. We can act for you at the police station for free and thereafter, we can help assess your financial eligibility for legal aid. We believe, no matter what your financial position, if you are prosecuted by the State, you must also be defended with funds by the State. Please contact the Serious Fraud team to arrange your meeting, whether face to face, online or by telephone.