Regulatory Defence

We act for individuals, organisations, corporates, providing advice on regulatory investigations, enforcement and prosecutions. We help clients respond to regulatory investigations and interventions when the continued operation or reputation of the individual or the business is at stake.

Free Initial Discussion

We understand that you will want to discuss your circumstances with an expert solicitor, which is why we offer a no-obligation, free initial discussion to see how we can assist you. Please call us on 0330 1333676 or contact Sundeep Soor on

We can assist with

  • Attending an interview with you
  • Challenging any notices or orders against you
  • Preparing written representations to the regulator and authorities on your behalf
  • Preparation of your defence should your case go to trial

The types of work we undertake are as follows

  • Local Authorities. We provide a landlord/business defence service to assist with challenging civil financial penalties imposed for various breaches such as HMO licences, Food Safety and Health and Safety.
  • Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Breaches & Corporate Manslaughter
  • Environmental Agency breaches relating to Waste & Permits
  • Trading Standards Investigations and Prosecutions
  • Trading Standards (Interview Under Caution) – Consumer Protection Breaches 
  • HMRC/UKBA – Seizures & Condemnation  
  • Sanctions – HMRC Export Duty
  • Corporate Directors Liability /Disqualification
  • Insolvency Service & BEIS Investigations
  • Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)  assisting with Insider Dealing & Market Abuse
  • Competitions & Markets Authority (CMA) assisting with Cartels & Price Fixing
  • Road Transport – DVSA/VOSA Investigations, Vehicle Seizures, Traffic Commissioner Public Enquiries

Why Choose Defence Legal

We provide specialist, direct and robust partner level led representation to all individuals and companies in all cases involving financial crime. We are highly recognised for our expertise in dealing with complex and high profile cases. Our lawyers work with leading barristers and experts in complex fraud matters. It is crucial that an experienced fraud specialist is instructed from the outset of a case to ensure that a proactive strategy is put in place without delay.

How to get in contact

We can assist wherever you are based. For more information and advice, then please call us today for a free initial discussion about your individual circumstances on 0330 1333676 or email


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