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Drug Offences

Drug Offence Defence Solicitors

If you or someone you know is facing allegations related to drug offences, seeking immediate legal advice is crucial. Our dedicated team of Drug Offence Solicitors specialises in providing expert legal representation to individuals being investigated for all forms of drug related offences.

Why Choose Our Services

Being accused of a drug related offence can have serious implications for your future, including potential imprisonment and damaging your reputation. Our experienced team understands the complexities of drug offences and is committed to providing comprehensive legal support to safeguard your rights and achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

With a track record of handling various drug related cases, we offer:

  • 24/7 Availability: Our solicitors are available round the clock to offer professional guidance and support from the moment of your arrest through to the end of proceedings.
  • Comprehensive Representation: From representing you at the police station to providing expert representation in court, we ensure your rights are protected and you are treated fairly throughout.
  • Expert Legal Advice: We provide clear, expert legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances to help you understand your options and make informed decisions.

Understanding Drug Offences

Drug offences encompass a range of illegal activities under the Drugs Misuse Act 1971. Some common drug offences include:

  • Possession: Being caught with drugs, regardless of ownership, can lead to charges of possession, with penalties depending on factors such as the quantity involved.
  • Possession with Intent to Supply: If there is evidence to suggest drugs were intended for distribution, individuals can face more severe charges, including life imprisonment.
  • Conspiracy to Supply Drugs: Involvement in plans to distribute controlled substances, even without physical sales, can lead to serious consequences.
  • Supply of Controlled Drugs: From small scale dealing to large scale supply, penalties for drug supply can include unlimited fines and prison terms.
  • Production and Cultivation: Manufacturing or cultivating controlled drugs carries maximum penalties, including life imprisonment for production.
  • Importation and Exportation: Unauthorised import/export of controlled drugs can result in prison sentences and unlimited fines.

Penalties for Drug Offences

Penalties for drug offences vary based on factors such as drug class, quantity, and circumstances. Penalties can include:

  • Class A Drugs: Up to 7 years in prison, an unlimited fine, or both.
  • Class B Drugs: Up to 5 years in prison, an unlimited fine, or both.
  • Class C Drugs: Up to 2 years in prison, an unlimited fine, or both.
  • Supplying Drugs: Intent to supply Class A drugs can lead to life imprisonment, while supplying Class B or C drugs can result in up to 14 years in prison and unlimited fines.

Contact Us Today

Don't face drug related allegations alone. Contact our Drug Offence Defence Solicitors today for immediate legal advice and support. Safeguard your rights and secure the best possible outcome for your case.

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