enforcement defence solicitors

Business owners are expected to follow strict regulations laid out by authorities and governing bodies to ensure they are prepared to deal with any issues that should arise. Failure to enforce legislation can lead to an investigation that could result in legal action being taken against you, which can have very serious consequences.

At Burton Copeland, our defence team is experienced in providing advice and representation to individuals and businesses that are under investigation for enforcement failure. To speak to a solicitor, contact our Manchester office today by calling 0161 827 9500. Alternatively, fill in our online form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

our services

Authorities, including the Health and Safety Executive and the Environmental Agency, are responsible for ensuring that businesses follow mandatory regulations and have a duty to investigate and take enforcement action should a company be found in breach of rules. Businesses are expected to adhere to rules in the following areas:

  • Asbestos management
  • Health and safety
  • Environmental matters
  • Planning

Companies can also be investigated for failing to enforce regulations by HM Revenue and Customs, the UK Border Agency, utility companies, the RSPCA and the Gangmasters Licensing Authority. If you come under investigation by an agency, our solicitors can help you through proceedings.

how burton copeland can help

Our criminal defence team has over 35 years of experience in defending business owners who have been accused of enforcement failure or are concerned that they have not met their obligations. We can provide advice and representation throughout proceedings, including interviews, investigations, notice appeals and prosecutions.

Our lawyers will explain your rights clearly and thoroughly while providing regular updates on your case so you are in the best position throughout the investigation. We are contactable 24 hours a day, seven days a week so you are able to speak to an expert should you have any queries or concerns.

contact us today

If your business is facing enforcement action, you will need to ensure that you have a strong defence solicitor on your side who can help you to look after your interests. Get in touch with our Manchester office today by calling 0161 827 9500 during office hours, or 0161 832 7834 at any other time. Alternatively, fill in our online form and we will get back to you.