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Are you looking for ‘experts’ in the defence
of serious crime & commercial fraud

We are a dedicated and highly experienced team of serious crime and commercial fraud lawyers, here to help you

Serious Crime

Tenacious defence of serious crime cases • Murder • Manslaughter • Corporate Manslaughter • Drug Importation • Drug Supply • Conspiracy • Sex Offences • Rape • Theft • Handling • Deception • Robbery • Firearms • Terrorist Offences • Extradition

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24 hour advice and representation in Police Stations, Magistrates Courts and Crown Courts throughout England and Wales • Legal Aid and Private fee paying work undertaken • Highly skilled and experienced defence lawyers operating nationwide • High profile casework

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Commercial Fraud

Expert representation, advice & defence of cases prosecuted by the Serious Fraud Office • Serious Fraud Crime Units • BIS • HMRC • Financial Conduct Authority • VHCC Panel Firm • Serious Fraud Association firm • Complex investigatory & disciplinary case work

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Vat & Revenue Fraud

Leading criminal defence practice expert in VAT & Revenue fraud defence • VAT fraud • MTIC fraud • Carousel fraud • Diversion fraud • Restraint • POCA • Significant reputation for representation in investigation, resulting in avoidance of prosecution

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Money Laundering

Defence of money laundering investigations & prosecutions • Concealment disposal transfer & removal of property allegations • Representation of professionals in money laundering • Solicitors • Accountants • Directors • Financial Services • Private individuals

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Drug Offences

Conspiracy to supply drugs • Conspiracy to import drugs • Representation in investigations for all types of drug offences investigated by HMRC, SOCA and specialist Police Drug Divisions • Defence representation in the most high profile cases of the past 20 years

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Sex Offences

Specialist defence representation of sex offence cases • Rape • Child Sex Abuse • Internet Images & Grooming Offences • Child Abuse • Exposure • Preparatory Drugging • Discrete & sensitive advice & representation • Nationwide representation • 24 hour advice

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Professional Disciplinary

Professional body disciplinary proceedings advice & representation • Doctors • Dentists • Psychiatrists • Solicitors • Barristers • Opticians • Customs & Police Officers • Employee Disciplinary Proceedings • Expert & discrete representation

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Driving Offences

Specialist defence advice & representation in prosecutions before Magistrates Courts & Crown Courts • Death by Dangerous Driving • Dangerous Driving • Drink Driving • Drug Driving • Careless Driving • Totting Disqualification • Legal Aid & private cases

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Criminal Law Solicitors in Manchester and across the UK

Maidments Solicitors Limited is recognised as one of the country’s leading criminal law solicitors with a significant reputation as defence lawyers in cases of serious crime and commercial fraud. As criminal law solicitors, we have undertaken representation in most of the high profile cases of serious crime and commercial fraud over the past 20 years, including those prosecuted by the Serious Fraud Office, the Department of BIS, HM Revenue and Customs, and the Financial Conduct Authority. The firm provides advice and representation as defence lawyers throughout England and Wales through its network of offices in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Salford, Sale and Knutsford.

The practice was established in Manchester as a specialist criminal solicitors practice in 1993 by Allan Maidment providing representation in serious crime and commercial fraud. Since that time, the practice has grown significantly into a substantial firm of criminal lawyers with a dedicated and highly experienced team of criminal solicitors, fraud solicitors, barristers, legal executives, criminal law clerks and support staff undertaking the defence of the most complex criminal prosecutions, including cases of serious fraud. We operate a 24 hour advice and assistance service and the practice holds Franchises from the Legal Services Commission in criminal law and family law. The firm is a member of the Serious Fraud Panel and being a national firm of criminal solicitors, will act for clients all over England and Wales.

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