business crime & regulatory

 

Forfeiture & recovery

The Proceeds of Crime Act introduced draconian measures relating to the seizure of cash and other assets, irrespective of conviction for a criminal offence. Following encouragement from the Government, the police and other prosecuting authorities are pursuing applications on a regular basis.

In cash forfeiture cases the burden is on the respondent to demonstrate that the cash is not derived from or intended for use in crime. Our expert team will assist you in providing an audit trail to your assets to facilitate recovery. We will provide you with advice and representation throughout these procedures. In many cases, legal aid funding can be made available to fight your case.