Business Defence

Business Defence

In your corner…

With unrivalled experience in both commercial and criminal law, it is no wonder that our business defence team has been recognised by the Legal 500 as a ‘leading team’ and a ‘very professional team’.

When your business is facing an investigation or prosecution, your livelihood and even freedom could be on the line so you need a legal team that is firmly in your corner.

Here at Smith Partnership, our defence services team fearlessly protect your interests, working to ensure the best possible outcome for your case.

The team is headed up by Partner, Kevin McGrath, a member of the team since 1991. His reputation for corporate defence work sees him advise a diverse range of clients, including individuals and companies of all sizes.

Supporting clients at all times, a member of the team will attend with you during any investigation at your business premises and advise and assist you during any formal interviews at the police station or elsewhere. If it becomes necessary, a member of the team can represent you during any court proceedings through our team of specialist advocates.

On hand to support you and your business through those trying times, our specialist skills include offering advice and representation on areas including:

  • Fraud
  • Prosecution of a director 
  • Breach of director’s duties
  • HM Revenue and Customs
  • Trading Standards
  • Corporate manslaughter
  • Inquests and public enquiries
  • Fire safety and health & safety
  • Food and product defects
  • Local authority investigations and prosecutions

Our broad range of legal knowledge and expertise in both commercial law and criminal law ensure that, whatever issue you are facing, from false accounting to tax evasion or implementing health & safety practices, we can help.

To find out more and to discuss your specific requirements contact us.