Regulatory and Enforcement

Expert advice on criminal investigations and litigation from licensing offences to enviro-crime

You can rely on NWL Legal for professional support and advice with criminal investigations and litigation.

We regularly deal with the prosecution of individuals and businesses for criminal offences through the Magistrates Court, and because of our strong links with Chambers, we can also support you with cases in the Crown Court.

Our experience covers a wide range of criminal offences including

  • Licensing
  • Food hygiene including
    • Securing Food Hygiene Prohibition Orders (FHPOs) to prevent individuals from participating in the management of food businesses and
    • Registering FHPOs with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
    • Enviro-crimes, from fly-tipping to the unauthorised felling of trees covered by preservation orders
  • Fraud, including benefit fraud

Antisocial Behaviour

For organisations challenged with tackling ASB, we provide advice and assistance with dealing with issues ranging from criminal damage to harassment. When it comes to drafting and applying for injunctions or navigating committal proceedings for breaches, our clients know they can rely on us to see the case through successfully.

We can also help you to draft clauses for acceptable behaviour contracts and similar documents.