Areas of Specialism

Some of the areas of criminal law that we specialise in are:

Theft
There are several offences which are categorised as “dishonesty offences”. Dishonesty offences include the following:

  • Theft from a person or shop
  • Theft by finding
  • All types of fraud
  • All types of deception
  • Robbery
  • Commercial or Dwelling-House burglary
  • The handling of stolen goods
  • Being in possession of criminal property
  • Money Laundering
  • Blackmail
  • Making off without payment (Bilking)
  • Theft of or from a motor vehicle
  • Taking a motor vehicle without consent
  • Motor vehicle interference
  • Assisting in the retention of stolen goods

Public Order
There are a wide range of offences that can be categorised as Public Order Offences. These offences can range from less serious incidents such as being drunk and disorderly, to more serious incidents such as taking part in a riot. Public Order Offences include the following:

  • Riot behaviour
  • Violent disorder
  • Affray
  • Threatening behaviour
  • Racially aggravated threatening behaviour
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Racially aggravated disorderly conduct
  • Drunk and disorderly
  • Drunk and incapable
  • Failure to disperse

Harassment and Stalking
Harassment and stalking are offences that can happen in a variety of situations for example at work, within a family environment, during schooling and education, as well as in a social environment. Behaviour which is typically labelled as harassment or stalking is as follows:

  • Following, watching or spying on a person
  • Inappropriate confrontations or approaches to a person
  • Receipt of unwanted communications, such as telephone calls, texts, photographic images or letters
  • Loitering near or uninvited visits to a person’s workplace or home
  • Interfering with property belonging to a person
  • Monitoring a person’s use of the internet, email or other communication
  • Publishing or threatening to publish intimate photographs (“revenge porn”)

These offences are just a few of a range of potential allegations which could lead to a Restraining Order being imposed upon you. Breach of this type of Order is extremely serious.

Assault
Assault is a general term which encompasses a variety of offences, any of which are committed against a person by way of another individual coming into unwanted physical contact with that person. Such offences may include the following:

  • Assault by beating
  • Common Assault
  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (“ABH”)
  • Assault occasioning grievous bodily harm (“GBH”)
  • Assault occasioning grievous bodily harm with intent (“GBH with intent”)
  • Wounding

If you or a family member require legal advice for a crime-related matter, please contact us on 0800 015 2568 or 01392 209209 for further advice.

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