Regulatory

Regulatory

Over recent years there has been a proliferation of Prosecuting Authorities, each with its own areas of responsibility and concern.

For individuals and for businesses it can be increasingly difficult to ensure that you are informed of the regulations which affect you. Audit, regulatory investigation and prosecutions are increasingly common.

BMS Solicitors are experts in negotiating with agencies to seek to avoid prosecution, and at helping you or your business in mounting a defense.

BMS Solicitors work together with specialist counsel all over the UK to provide you with the highest quality advice. We can provide emergency procedures for staff to follow and expert representation where needed.

These are some of the areas that we cover:

  • HSE investigations
  • Environment Agency Prosecutions
  • HMRC
  • UK Border Agency
  • General Medical Council
  • Trading Standards
  • Disclosure and Barring Service

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is the government department responsible for the collection of taxes in the UK. They have a lot of investigatory powers and if you happen to find yourself under investigation it can be a worrying and stressful time.

If government tax inspectors are investigating your finances, we can provide the expert legal services you need to defend yourself throughout the process.

Our team of specialist lawyers; work with both individuals and companies under investigation by HMRC.

We work to unravel complex law, gather evidence and witnesses for your defence and help you understand your rights. Above all, we fight your corner.

For a no obligation, confidential discussion about your circumstances, call our office for an appointment.

Experts in HM Revenue & Customs Matters

Stopping your HMRC matter going to court is our first priority. Our specialists often work with major accountancy firms to reduce your risk of prosecution in court and to lower the amount of tax payable.

If you are prosecuted, we will help you prepare, to face the Magistrates’ or Crown Court. By arranging top advocates and forensic experts to help with your case, we make sure you have the resources you need to defend yourself effectively.

Our highly respected lawyers have defended many individuals who have been prosecuted by HMRC. Our cases have included high-profile multi-million pound prosecutions for tax and VAT frauds including MTIC prosecutions. Our experience means we can help with:

  • Negotiating settlement agreements
  • Representing clients at tax tribunals
  • Dealing with Specialist Investigations matters

Our lawyers know that tax issues are highly complicated and rarely straightforward. We work with our clients to help them find the best course of action to get a positive outcome, whatever the circumstances.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

During this time, all our teams will continue to work remotely with full access to our systems and will continue to provide you with a seamless service. During this time we can offer : Telephone appointments Ongoing legal advice Regular communication with your legal team