Criminal Defence & Police Investigations
Rainer Hughes provides specialist and timely advice on a range of criminal cases from road traffic to the most serious and grave matters.
A person arrested has a right to seek advice and to be represented at the police station. At Rainer Hughes, we believe experience is everything. It is therefore crucial at the outset to seek expert legal advice that might influence whether a suspect is arrested or merely interviewed voluntarily. The impact of arrest upon one’s liberty is significant: the application of bail conditions, the taking of DNA samples, fingerprints and custody images.
How to respond to a caution or during an interview is crucial and defines the course of an investigation and any future prosecution. It is essential to seek expert legal advice and work with your solicitor to agree the right course – making a difference between being released without charge or being prosecuted.
At Rainer Hughes we leave nothing to chance in the event of a prosecution: attention to detail, preparation and strategic case building means we achieve the very best outcome for each and every client. During the course of the case, we provide expert representation at the Youth Court, Magistrates’ Court and the Crown Court.
We act on behalf of high-profile individuals to contest Account Freezing Orders and Cash Forfeiture Orders.
Acted on numerous Drug Related Criminal matters, achieving successful outcome for clients.
Advised on a serious financial crime matter. Rainer Hughes was able to liaise with the relevant parties to agree upon a compromise that was a positive outcome for our client.
Acted on behalf of a high-profile and high net-worth individual to successfully contest Account Freezing Orders and Cash Forfeiture Orders.