The Law in almost any aspect can quickly become confusing by endless jargon and unforseen complexities that seem to make even the most simple of matters a daunting prospect. This is not the experience we want you to have when you choose to have us work for you.
We will take the time to explain clearly and concisely in easy to understand terms everything you need to know so that when decisions need to be made you can be clear about how you wish to proceed.
Our solicitors are all highly regarded for the quality of our services, not only by leading legal directories, but more importantly by our clients and that is because it is the people that matter.
The following provides the briefest overview of what we do and how we can help you and if you have any questions please do contact us.
Our Private and Business Immigration Department is able to provide services to both migrant workers looking to enter and work in the United Kingdom, and to businesses requiring our services to assist them in the process of obtaining a sponsorship licence and certificates of sponsorship in order to employ migrant workers to enhance their business and meet their business needs.
The firm has a long history of representing clients at all stages of the criminal justice process. If you have had a search warrant issued against you - from police warrants on domestic premises to NCA warrants on big businesses, we may be able to help you in assessing (and potentially challenging) the legality of the warrant.
Such actions are time-limited so it is essential that you call our offices immediately (as soon as you become aware of the surveillance) to ensure suitable action can be taken on your behalf. If you discover that you or your business have been subject to surveillance we may be able to help you in assessing (and potentially challenging) the legality of the surveillance carried out on you.
We have an unsurpassed record in defending applications for Closure Orders and are able to represent anyone with an interest in the premises that are the subject of an application for a Closure Order. Where appropriate we can also represent clients on legal aid and our solicitors were responsible for the three leading cases in this rapidly changing and developing area of law.
At any one time we are representing defendants charged with complex or serious crimes and our Kaim Todner division is a member of the Specialist Fraud Panel. However, our representation spans all kinds of criminal allegations and we act for clients at all levels of the criminal process from the Magistrate's Court through to the Supreme Court and into Europe.
ONE Legal provides a full range of employment law services for both employers and employees. We provide clear, practical advice tailored to meet your individual needs.
The Extradition Department was recently been rated Band 1 in Chambers and Partners 2015. It is led by Karen Todner, who has been rated Band 1 and includes Anthony Hanratty who has been rated Band 2. Karen Todner was voted Criminal Extradition Lawyer of the year 2015. The department is well versed in fighting extradition proceedings from the moment of arrest and appearance at the initial hearing in the Magistrates' court through to appeal proceedings in the High Court of Justice and the Supreme Court and ECHR.
ONE Legal has a very strong Human Rights perspective and are known for representing highly vulnerable clients, especially those who have, or have had, mental health problems. Additionally, we can advise on European issues and have extensive training in the Human Rights Act. As Human Rights is a pervasive topics points arise in all aspects of the law which we practise, be it criminal defence, extradition, warrant cases, prison or employment law. We have brought a number of successful significant Human Rights Act challenges.
The effect of a Red Notice can be both far-reaching and severe. Those subject to a notice are often considered "wanted international criminals". There are several options for those seeking to remove a red notice and we can help you with by explaining the various options in details and determining which route best suits your circumstances.
Having the best advice at an early stage for any matter involve the police could prevent you from being charged, but if charged, could prevent you from being convicted. Remember, everyone has the fundamental right to free and independent legal advice at the police station irrespective of their income or means. At ONE Legal we are available to provide legal advice and assistance at the police station 24-hours-a-day, seven days-a-week.
Generally, a Judicial review is the power of a court to review a law or an official act of a government employee or agent for constitutionality or for the violation of basic principles of justice. In many jurisdictions, the court has the power to strike down that law, to overturn the executive act, or order a public official to act in a certain manner if it believes the law or act to be unconstitutional or to be contrary to law in a free and democratic society.
We believe that the criminal justice system should be readily accessible to everyone. We have a proud and extensive record of offering exceptional advice and assistance both to legally aided funded clients and privately funded clients. We can assist you in completing the relevant Legal Aid application form along with the financial assessment form and if you are not eligible for Legal Aid, we offer extremely competitive private rates. Please feel free to contact us to discuss your options.
Mediation is now recognised as one of the fastest and most cost effective routes to achieving settlement of a dispute. Mediation (sometimes referred to as Alternative Dispute Resolution or ADR) is used where opposing parties are prepared to attempt to find a solution to their dispute with a view to avoiding the significant cost and stress related to court litigation. With the help of our trained Mediators the parties involved in a dispute can often achieve an outcome that is satisfactory to all. The aim of our trained Mediators is to achieve, wherever possible a win-win outcome for the parties involved.
We have experience of successfully defending members of the armed forces (Navy, Army and RAF personnel) at Court Martial and in police interviews (both civilian and military interviews). We have conduct of cases all over England and Wales, Germany and Cyprus. Of note we successfully defended in the 2006/7 trial involving allegations of war crimes in Iraq.
Unlike other criminal defence law firms, we have a dedicated Police Station Department that has a robust approach to defending our clients. We can attend any police station in London within 45 minutes meaning you will not have to wait for us when you are arrested and unlike most firms, we attend and advise our clients at identification procedures, which can be critical to the final outcome of a case.
We have extensive experience in representing prisoners throughout various stages of a custodial term. Our dedicated prison law team can assist in resolving prison issues and our practice in challenging the actions of prison authorities and subjecting their decisions to judicial review to ensure that prisoners' rights are being maintained is second to none
We have an expanding Public Law Department specialising in judicial review and are recognised as one of the leading firms in mental health, health care and community care including capacity issues and judicial declarations. Across the group, we have brought a number of successful challenges in the areas of human rights, prison law, anti social behaviour and social security law.
We understand the importance of having a driving licence and keeping it. Road Traffic Law is potentially a very complex area. Our team of lawyers have years of experience in dealing with all such matters so that they can offer you the best possible service. Our expertise includes a range of offences from minor traffic offences to matters of a serious nature. Your case will be handled by qualified solicitor with experience in the particular area pertinent to your case. Our aim is to provide a expert and professional service.
Safeguarding is a term used to denote procedures implemented to protect the well-being, health and human rights of potentially vulnerable persons. Its aim is allow people, especially children, young people and vulnerable adults, to live free from harm, neglect and abuse. We have a proven track record in conducting safeguarding reviews on behalf of commercial organisations and making suitable recommendations for improvement where appropriate.
Our specialist team of solicitors have experience of dealing with prosecutions by the following agencies: SFO, DTI, CPS, SOCA, HMRC and FSA. The team can advise in relation to complex financial investigations and prosecutions including matters with complex international elements, money laundering, Tax Fraud, Confiscation, Insider Trading, currency fraud and SOCA prosecutions.
Whether you are charged with a criminal matter, fighting to stay in the country or just trying to find a way through a difficult and emotional family matter, ONE Legal's Solicitors are here to help.
We represent the legal interests of those from every part of the community, no matter what your background. Our solicitors have a wealth of experience and expertise to help ensure that your interests and rights are recognised and never forgotten.
If you would like to know more about a particular aspect of law, what it means for you and how we can assist then please read more about the various ways we can help.
After browsing our website you may want to call us to discuss a legal matter. If so, our general enquiries number is 0800 014 7385 or you can E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ONE Legal is comprised of three operating groups, each specialists in their own particular areas or locations:
ONE Legal was formed in response to changes in the public funding of criminal law cases and the need to ensure everyone has access to high quality representation in the face of cuts to public funding. With it's Head Office in Lancashire and 13 offices across the country, the business is structured with maximum efficiency in mind and to make the very best use of the technology available. The group has opened offices across London as well as around England bringing high-quality legal representation to all of the community.
Kaim Todner was founded in 1990 and has the resources to cover all aspects of a case from the smallest to the most complex, from the Magistrates Court through to the Supreme Court. We can advise on European issues and have extensive training in the Human Rights Act. In particular, we try to prove to our clients that the legal profession can offer an approachable and friendly face at what is often a stressful time. As well as our office in Temple Chambers (just off Fleet Street) in the City of London we have an office in Southwark to deal with clients from South London.
Guney, Clark Ryan have been involved in some of the most high profile and serious criminal trials of the past ten years and as part of ONE Legal are able to offer the benefit of our considerable experience to any individual or company facing prosecution. It's expertise encompasses the full range of criminlal investigations from allegations of white collar fraud and regulatory offences; to murder and international conspiracies; to allegations of sexual offences; to possession, supply and importation of controlled drugs.
If the police suspect you of having been involved in a criminal offence they can arrest you or request you voluntarily attend a police station in order to be formally interviewed on tape and under caution.
If you are arrested, you must be cautioned and informed you have the right to free and independent legal advice. We have a 24 hour emergency service that is available to respond to attend at short notice.
Everyone has the fundamental right to free and independent legal advice at the police station irrespective of their income or means and we have a 24 hour emergency service that is available to respond to any emergency situation at short notice.
Unlike other criminal defence law firms, we have a dedicated Police Station Department that has a robust approach to defending our clients.
All our police station advisors are fully accredited and experienced in dealing with a vast range of criminal offences from benefit frauds, thefts and assaults to rapes and murders.
We can attend any police station in London within 45 minutes meaning you will not have to wait for us when you are arrested. Your detention may be delayed whilst the police make their enquiries.
Unlike most other firms, we attend and advise our clients at identification procedures, which can be critical to the final outcome of a case.
If you would like advice in relation to a matter at the police station then please feel free to call us - do not delay, get your representation snow!
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