Expert regulatory law advice
For you and your business
At Blake Morgan, our Regulatory Law team works closely with our corporate clients to understand their business and the regulated markets they operate in.
Whether you need advice on putting processes in place to ensure compliance or need defending against a prosecution, our regulatory solicitors help navigate the most complex regulatory issues providing relevant, realistic legal solutions to your business challenges.
Our regulatory solicitors take a commercial approach when providing expert legal advice to clients on the regulations that impact their operations and ultimately their success. We regularly deal with regulators and enforcement agencies and are experienced in representing clients in regulatory investigations or prosecutions.
Main Areas Of Practice
Our Regulatory Law team has a long established reputation for securing successful outcomes for businesses, helping them to navigate regulatory changes and respond to investigations or prosecution proceedings where reputation is at stake:
Your reputation is one of your most valuable business assets. If you are facing a regulatory challenge or prosecution our specialist regulatory solicitors will help protect you and your brand through every stage of the process and will help develop relationships with your regulators and repair any damage done after the issue has been resolved.
Coroners investigations and inquests
An investigation by the coroner into a fatality in the workplace could lead to prosecution or the closure of your business. Our dedicated regulatory solicitors will guide you through the proceedings during a sensitive and difficult time for all involved and will challenge the inquest's findings if necessary.
Appeals against enforcement notices
Our regulatory solicitors are experienced in advising business clients on enforcement negotiation, applications and appeals.
If you or your business is faced with a criminal investigation or prosecution, our regulatory solicitors will be with you every step of the way, fiercely defending your reputation and protecting the future of your business.
Raids and searches
HMRC has the power of search or to gain entry to premises without notice as well as make arrests. If you have been subject to a 'Dawn Raid' our expert Regulatory Law team will advise you on next steps.
Due diligence and training
Prevention is always better than cure. We help businesses put proactive regulatory strategies and policies in place to safeguard them both now and in the future.
Our regulatory solicitors provide expert advice and representation for businesses and their employees under investigation for bribery. We also provide proactive legal advice on compliance with the Bribery Act 2010.
We represent a wide range of corporate clients and their management teams facing criminal investigation and prosecution by regulatory bodies. Our regulatory solicitors provide expert regulatory law advice and specialist 24/7 crisis support on a range of issues including health and safety, corporate manslaughter, consumer protection and fraud.
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