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Tuckers Solicitors

39 WARREN STREET, LONDON, W1T 6AF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7388 8333
Fax:
Fax 0845 330 7268
DX:
2102 EUSTON
Email:
Web:
www.tuckerssolicitors.com

Tuckers Solicitors is a leading UK firm, specialising in criminal law and civil rights. It has a national reach and significant local depth in London, Birmingham and Manchester. Its offices are staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, enabling the delivery of immediate legal advice and representation.

The firm: Tuckers Solicitors delivers highly specialised and nationally recognised services in fraud, white-collar and business crime, serious and complex cases, computer crime, and actions against the police, as well as undertaking a very large volume of general criminal defence work. Its experience in these fields is vast, and the practice is instructed by an impressive array of clients including government departments, corporate organisations, business directors, public figures and high-net-worth individuals. Tuckers Solicitors undertakes both private and legal aid work, and is structured into dedicated teams, led by expert and award-winning solicitors. The firm has a first-class in-house advocacy team, consisting of counsel and solicitor High Court advocates. The firm’s website is: www.tuckerssolicitors.com.

Types of work undertaken:Serious fraud and business crime: Tuckers Solicitors are instructed in many high-profile fraud investigations in the UK, defending actions brought by prosecuting agencies as diverse as the Serious Fraud Office, HM Revenue and Customs, the Financial Services Authority and the Office of Fair Trading. The firm is a member of the Legal Aid Agency’s Specialist Fraud Panel.

Complex crime and special casework: a dedicated department deals solely with criminal matters that involve complex or novel issues, or where the evidence is voluminous and warrants specific resources. It expertly defends large conspiracies involving drug importations, corruption and money laundering and has a well-deserved reputation for delivering solid advice and getting results.

Computer and IT crime: highly trained lawyers with specialist computer knowledge utilise advanced resources ensuring that Tuckers Solicitors has an outstanding reputation for defending proceedings based on or incorporating information technology.

Extradition and mutual assistance: the firm is recognised internationally for its expertise in protecting the interests of clients in complex extradition and mutual assistance cases.

Confiscation, restraint and cash forfeiture proceedings: the firm acts for clients and third parties who are subject to restraint orders or cash forfeiture proceedings or face the threat of their assets being confiscated as a result of criminal conviction.

Road traffic defence: Tuckers Solicitors’ experience in this niche area of law ensures clients an excellent service. The firm defends road traffic offences, including allegations of causing death by dangerous driving, alcohol and drugs-related offences, regulatory matters such as driving without insurance, driving without a valid licence, speeding and VOSA enforcement investigations.

General criminal defence: Tuckers Solicitors is a high-ranking criminal law firm and has a long-established, enviable reputation for its extensive knowledge and experience in a range of criminal defence work. At any one time the firm’s lawyers defend allegations of murder, kidnapping, robbery, theft, drugs offences, firearms offences, serious sexual offences and offences against the person.

Civil liberties, human rights and actions against the police: the team features leading experts, is known for vigorously pursuing complaints against the police and is engaged in all aspects of redress for police misconduct including claims, the disciplinary process, compensation and judicial review.

Prison law: Tuckers Solicitors has a well-earned reputation for its extensive breadth of knowledge across the spectrum of prison law-related matters, including IPP and life sentence prisoners and challenging decisions affecting prisoners by judicial review.

Regulatory law and disciplinary proceedings: the department provides first-class legal advice on a wide range of regulatory and disciplinary arrangements relating to professional institutions, trade bodies and industry regulators.

Health and safety enforcement: the firm has a wealth of experience dealing with cases involving fatalities, the breaching of the general duties under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 through to regulatory enforcement and appealing and issuing of enforcement notices.

Private immigration: a team of expert lawyers provide advice and representation to private individuals and companies on matters of immigration, nationality and asylum law.

Military law: the team provides exceptional legal assistance to military personnel in the UK and abroad, acting at every stage from Military Police interview through to courts martial and Summary Appeal Court hearings.

Number of UK partners 16

Number of other UK fee-earners 185

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