Defence Against Money Laundering Offences

Money laundering is the process of hiding the true source of cash and other assets obtained through criminal activity.

A prosecution for money laundering offences can lead to very severe punishments and sanctions. If you, your company or a member of your staff has been accused of money laundering, you should speak to a specialist solicitor immediately.

JMW has defended businesses of all kinds, as well as individuals, against money laundering charges and our expertise in this area is unrivalled amongst business solicitors. We have represented clients throughout the UK, including Manchester and London. We are non-judgemental, thorough and will passionately fight your corner.

To find out more about how our money laundering solicitors can help with your defence, call us now on 0800 652 5559 and speak to our expert team.

Money laundering legislation

There are a number of pieces of legislation concerning money laundering offences that are enforceable in the UK. These include:

  • the Terrorism Act
  • the Proceeds of Crime Act
  • the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act
  • the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act
  • specific Money Laundering Regulations

The definition of money laundering in the UK is wider than in many other places and businesses and individuals can be prosecuted for money laundering if handling the proceeds of crime. Money laundering offences in the UK do not even have to involve cash – prosecutions can be made relating to other assets and there is no minimum monetary value.

Investigative bodies

The police, HM Revenue and Customs and the Serious Fraud Office all have comprehensive powers to investigate cases of suspected money laundering. We can defend you if you’re being investigated or prosecuted by any investigative body.

Get in touch

If you or your company is being investigated for money laundering then it’s important for you to appoint specialist solicitors who have a thorough understanding of the legislation around these offences.

To discuss how we could represent you, contact us today on 0800 652 5559


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