Pre-charge advice and representation
Any contact with the police or other investigatory body is usually unwelcome. The early stages of an investigation are often the most important as what happens at the police station during an interview under caution will have a significant effect on the direction and outcome of the prosecution case.
The process of being arrested and interviewed, as well as the immediate days, weeks and months afterwards whilst the police continue to investigate your case, can make for an anxious time. We understand that being arrested and being interviewed under caution may have serious ramifications for you on both a personal and professional level.
Our experienced lawyers provide pre-charge advice to clients who seek guidance and reassurance about their case on a privately funded basis. The advice we can provide covers, but is not limited to, the following areas:
· Procedure (at the police station, charging decisions and what to expect)
· Defence Strategy
· Likely Outcomes
· Proactive representation to the Police or CPS to close down the investigation or prosecution at an early stage
· Removal or variation of bail conditions
· Provision of a second opinion about your case