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Experts in Business Defence

Our defence approach is inclusive, efficient and down-to-earth. We have a wide experience of commerce and industry, considerable technical and scientific knowledge and, as business people too, we talk the language. We evaluate problems and identify solutions as quickly as possible with a minimum of fuss and expense. That's why Cartwright King is known to have one of the leading business defence teams in the country, ranking first for crime and fraud in the Midlands and Yorkshire in Legal 500.

How can we help protect your business?

Our expert solicitors have the highest degree of specialist corporate and regulatory crime expertise and will defend your business on a range of issues:

Fraud — With specialist expertise in fraud cases our team has extensive experience of defending charges of fraud, false accounting, tax fraud, money laundering and cases prosecuted by the serious fraud office. Our clients include companies, directors, professionals and individuals.

Tax & financial investigations — Our skilled team can offer expert help with tax investigations by HM Revenue and Customs, Business Innovation & Skills, the Office of Fair Trading plus others.

Health & Safety — We offer significant knowledge and experience in health & safety law providing defence in the event of fatal accidents, major incidents and regulation breaches. The team has extensive experience and success in the construction and transport industries.

Environmental issues — Expert defence against investigations including pollution, waste abatement notices, appeals and planning notices.

Trading Standards — We cover all types of case including trade descriptions, product safety, misleading prices and advertising, trade marks, copyright and consumer credit.

Whatever legal issue your business is facing Cartwright King has the expertise and experience to help resolve it. Our team will take the pressure off you and liaise directly with any investigating bodies, taking every step to achieve a successful outcome with maximum efficiency and minimum disruption.

Our fees?

Our initial consultation with you to discuss the details of your case is free of charge, based on this information we will provide you with full details of the costs, or legal aid should you be eligible, before we proceed with your case. Please call us to discuss your requirements, or email us using the enquiry form below.

COVID Secure

As the government begin to ease lockdown measures, we have setup a new COVID Secure team to review how clients can resume visiting our office when required, safely. The team has also reviewed how Cartwright King employees can return to the office safely so that business can return to normal as possible. Should you wish to book an appointment with one of our legal representatives and visit our office, you will be prompted to read our new office guidance notes which must be read and understood before visiting. Further information can be found on our office location web pages.

We have also created a Know Your Rights page which has all the latest information surrounding your legal rights amidst the Coronavirus outbreak.

Our offices

We have offices in Bedford, Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Northampton, Nottingham and Sheffield.

Cartwright King also promotes remote working, so we can provide you with the same excellent service outside of our office locations.

Why choose Cartwright King?

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