Criminal Litigation

Sterling Lawyers represent clients in a wide variety of serious, complex and high profile criminal cases. We complete dozens of successful cases each year and represent clients in all manner of cases in England & Wales. Below are a few examples of areas we have experience in:

  • driving offences
  • false identification
  • burglary/robbery
  • theft
  • misrepresentation
  • ABH/GBH
  • assault/battery

If you are suspected or have been accused of a crime, please call our team to schedule a consultation.

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Criminal Defence and Police Investigations
Sometimes, unfortunate events occur. These can include being accused of a crime, or being part of a police investigation. The sooner you get on top of it, however, the more likely it is that you will have a fair and reasonable outcome – and Sterling Law is here to help at every point.
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White Collar and Financial Crime Law
The UK is in a privileged position in the world to have a just court system that allows both sides to argue their cases, for all facts to be considered, and for the outcome to be just. This extends to white collar/financial crime too, and it’s important that you make the most of this if you are accused of a financial crime. Sterling Law has years of expertise in this area of the law, and is always willing to help. Let’s quickly discuss what exactly financial crime is, and which areas we can help you with.
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Corporate Crime
Financial Conduct Authority Advice
Sterling Law knows that it can be tricky to navigate the rules and recommendations of the FCA. As a powerful regulatory organisation, it is important to keep up with its rules and be on the right side of the law – especially as this organisation is designed to protect consumers, who may equally have a case against your company if the rules are not followed.
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Proceeds of Crime and Money Laundering Advice
Having yourself or your company be accused of being involved in money laundering or criminal acts creates a very difficult and sensitive situation. Sterling Law knows this, and our firm’s lawyers have years of experience in handling cases like these.
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International Crime and Extradition Law
As the world becomes more globalised, criminal acts are often not just pursued nationally, but internationally, and extradition is a large part of this. If you are accused of a crime by an international tribunal, or by another nation that hopes to have you extradited, it is important to contact Sterling Law immediately.
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Why Sterling Law

Our team of dedicated lawyers has vast experience of working with start-ups, small and medium-sized companies.
We will ensure your business operation are fully compliant, saving you time and money so that you can concentrate on your company growth, and we’ll take care of the rest. Let us know how we can help you by choosing one of the services below. Not sure what you need? Not to worry, ask your questions by filling in the form below, and we’ll get back to you with the answers.

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Immigration Immigration

Sterling Law immigration expert team has been advising businesses and individuals on UK immigration aspects for over 10 years. We are proud that our immigration solicitors and advisors have been highly recommended and hold accreditation by the Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA) and Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) respectively . We have been able to establish not only exceptional standards of immigration services provided but also fair and transparent system cost-wise.

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Family Law Family Law

Sterling Law are experts in Family Law. Our expertise includes everything from divorce to issues involving children and cohabitation matters. We understand that it is very difficult to go through family issues, therefore, we are here to help. Our lawyers appreciate the sensitivity of such matters, and have therefore developed a highly delicate and professional approach.

Our professionals are trained to guide you through any misunderstanding and confusion of such matters.

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IP Law IP Law

If you are unsure about what steps to take next, our lawyers are on hand to point you in the right direction.

Our comprehensive and competitive advice on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance includes, but is not limited to:

  • Update your Terms of Service and Privacy Policy to comply with the
  • GDPR
  • Update your website to comply with GDPR
  • Provide a list of action points to anonymise online payments
  • Advise on anonymising inactive customers and prospects
  • Consult on data mapping
  • Provide full-scale, comprehensible information about “Right to
  • Access” and “Right to be Forgotten”
  • Additional services, such as training your staff
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