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Business Crime: What Others Say
At JMW, the service our business crime and regulation team provides has been recognised by several leading law industry authorities. Scroll down to find out what others have said about JMW.
What the team is known for: Well-known financial crime practice in the North West experienced in defending alleged breaches of trading standards and prosecutions for tax fraud. Noted expertise in money laundering cases. Also knowledgeable in POCA work. Advises on investigations by bodies including the FCA and HMRC.
Notable practitioners: Michael Rainford is a very well-regarded practitioner with longstanding experience in financial crime matters, particularly in regard to tax fraud.
"He is a leading financial crime solicitor."
Peter Grogan is a seasoned practitioner with deep experience in financial crime. He advises clients in criminal proceedings relating to fraud and money laundering.
"He puts clients at ease, wins over their trust and confidence, and does not make false promises." "He is very good at explaining difficult concepts to the client. He always thoroughly prepares his cases and is pragmatic in thinking about how to approach the matter."
The Legal 500: 2021
Peter Grogan, who has extensive experience in cases involving financial wrongdoing, heads the team at JMW Solicitors LLP. The practice advises business and business owners in relation to prosecutions initiated by industry regulators. This includes HMRC investigations, Proceeds of Crime Act issues, and offences under the Pensions Act. The team is also expert in proceedings involving possible repatriation. Mike Rainford is noted for advising on multi-suspect cases with an international component.
The business crime and regulation team at JMW Solicitors LLP defends professional clients, particularly in cases of misconduct, dishonesty or sexual wrongdoings. Other key areas of work include parking regulation and legislation, the defence of motoring offences, and advising businesses and business-owners on investigation and prosecutions brought by industry regulators. Peter Grogan heads the team and has significant experience in cases of financial wrongdoing. Ian Lewis specialises in police law, with emphasis on misconduct proceedings, inquests and judicial reviews.
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