Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors can advise clients facing charges involving personal fraud or individual fraud at any stage – even before a fraud charge is brought.
Individual fraud charges can involve a wide range of circumstances and investigating agencies. Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors have considerable expertise in defending individual fraud charges relating to:
Facing fraud charges as an individual can be especially stressful because investigations may involve a multi-agency approach, with the police or other agencies co-operating in a fraud investigation.
Taking legal advice on individual fraud charges at an early stage on an investigation can help prevent charges being brought, and Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors can liaise with the various agencies involved in an investigation relating to individual fraud, including:
Duncan Lewis' Crime department has been recognised as a Top Tier and recommended criminal defence practice by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 edition for its General Crime and Fraud work.
Our fraud solicitors have acknowledged expertise in case building based on a sound knowledge of the criminal justice system and the ability to assemble compelling evidence and documentation in individual fraud cases.
Our lawyers are able to represent clients at police stations, Magistrates’ Courts, Crown Courts, and the Court of Appeal. The team also includes highly experienced Higher Court Advocates with a background in conducting serious fraud cases.
There are Duncan Lewis offices across England and Wales and our fraud lawyers can usually reach a client at a police station or court within 45 minutes to advise on fraud charges.
We aim for the best possible outcome for clients facing fraud charges. Call our fraud solicitors during office hours on 0333 772 0409 for expert legal advice on all fraud charges.
For 24/7 help at a police station, call the Duncan Lewis Emergency Hotline on 0333 772 0607.
We advise clients who are facing fraud charges, or who may be interviewed in relation to fraud allegations, to contact us as soon as possible.
Our fraud solicitors can advise even before a charge for fraud is brought, and a lawyer from our specialist fraud department can attend a police station fraud interview conducted by the police or HMRC.
The Duncan Lewis Benefits Fraud Department can also advise on benefit fraud investigations by the Department for Work and Pensions, including attending benefit fraud interviews at job centres conducted by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Duncan Lewis is a leading provider of Legal Aid criminal defence services. Legal Aid is means tested and may only be available in certain circumstances, our team can advise further on this at the initial client meeting.
In cases where a client may not be eligible for Legal Aid, we offer competitively priced fee levels for private client representation, with fixed fees and advance notice of any costs whenever possible.
In some criminal cases, ‘after the event’ (ATE) insurance may be an option and our lawyers will advise on an appropriate level of insurance to cover the potential costs of defending a criminal case and to pay any costs imposed by the court.
Call Duncan Lewis Fraud Solicitors to discuss an individual fraud or personal fraud charge on 0333 772 0409.