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General Crime

Finding yourself the victim of crime can be extremely stressful, worrying and, in some cases, potentially life changing. This can be worsened if you feel you have been let down by traditional prosecuting bodies. You might know you have a case but unsure as to how you can take this forward. This is when having the support of a skilled team, with experience of the private prosecution process can be invaluable at this time.

We understand the importance of your case and strive to provide a uniquely-client focused and bespoke service, offering invaluable support and skill in striving for a successful prosecution. Our solicitors can immediately begin building a strong case, keeping you informed each step of the way.

If you are in such a position, speak with a member of our team today to discuss in detail the nature of and procedures involved in a private prosecution and how best to proceed. Call us on 0808 164 1349 or complete our online contact form.

Private prosecution specialists – here to help

Budgetary restrictions have meant that, particularly in recent years, the capability of investigators, prosecutors and criminal courts to deal with criminal offences of all types has been substantially diminished. As a consequence, private prosecution for crimes that would traditionally be prosecuted by the police, Crown Prosecution (CPS) or other public agencies is now more prevalent than ever.

The Private Prosecution Solicitors at Wilford Smith have comprehensive knowledge and specialist expertise when it comes to conducting all types of private criminal prosecutions. We can advise at every stage of your case in respect of:

  • Initial strategy and evidence analysis
  • The possibility of obtaining pre-charge asset freezing under the Proceeds of Crime Act
  • Pre-trial litigation and disclosure of unused material to the Defence
  • Court proceedings and trial
  • Confiscation proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act and any other ancillary Orders if a conviction is obtained

We act for individuals who have been the victims of a broad range of crime and our skills in advocacy and litigation mean that we are excellently placed to support you throughout the progress of your case. Our experience providing representation in the criminal courts means that we are experts when it comes to testing the quality of a case and exposing flaws.

Wilford Smith’s team of Private Prosecution Solicitors can take instruction from clients based across England and Wales. Speak with one of our friendly and approachable lawyers to discuss your case in confidence.

Contact our private prosecution solicitors in Sheffield

At Wilford Smith, we pride ourselves on our reputation for precise, proactive thinking and providing our clients with uniquely dedicated support. We will work tirelessly on your behalf and our commitment to hard work and attention to detail mean we are excellently placed to undertake the most thorough analysis of any evidence, no matter the extent and complexity of your case.

Our Private Prosecution Solicitors are based in Sheffield and service clients throughout England and Wales. Contact us today on 0808 164 1349 to find out how we can help.

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