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Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking

Modern Slavery Act 2015 Solicitors

Facing allegations under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 demands immediate legal intervention. At BKP Solicitors, we provide expert legal representation and unwavering support to individuals accused of modern slavery and human trafficking offences. With over 20 years of experience, our dedicated team is committed to safeguarding your rights and providing strategic defence at every stage of the legal process.

Why Choose Us

  • Expert Legal Advice: Benefit from our in depth knowledge and experience in handling modern slavery cases. We offer tailored legal strategies to protect your interests.
  • Comprehensive Representation: From police station interviews to court proceedings, our solicitors provide comprehensive representation and support, ensuring your rights are protected at all times.
  • 24/7 Availability: Facing criminal charges is stressful. That's why our team is available round the clock to provide urgent legal assistance and guidance.

How We Can Assist You

Our team offers a range of services to support individuals facing allegations under the Modern Slavery Act 2015:

  • Legal Representation: We represent you at every stage of the legal process, ensuring fair treatment and protecting your rights.
  • Advice and Guidance: Receive expert advice on plea options, bail applications, trial preparation, and appeals processes.
  • Asset Protection: We work to safeguard your assets and reputation throughout the legal proceedings.
  • Specialist Defence: Our solicitors specialise in modern slavery and human trafficking cases, offering tailored defence strategies to secure the best possible outcome for your case.

Understanding Modern Slavery Offences

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 covers various exploitative practices, including:

  • Slavery, Servitude, and Forced Labour: Holding individuals against their will and compelling them to work or perform labour.
  • Human Trafficking: Arranging or facilitating the travel of individuals with the intent of exploitation, regardless of consent.
  • Other Offences: Prostitution, forced services, labour exploitation, and county line offences fall under the purview of the Act.

Protecting Your Rights

If you're arrested in connection with a modern slavery offence, remember your legal rights:

  • Right to Silence: You have the right to remain silent and seek legal advice before responding to police questions.
  • Legal Representation: Utilise your right to free legal representation and choose a solicitor experienced in modern slavery law.
  • Avoid Self Incrimination: Refrain from answering police questions without a solicitor present to avoid jeopardising your case.

Penalties for Modern Slavery Offences

Penalties for modern slavery offences vary based on the severity of the offence:

  • Imprisonment: Offenders may face lengthy prison sentences, including life imprisonment in the most serious cases.
  • Ancillary Orders: Additional orders such as Slavery and Trafficking Reparation Orders (STROs) may be imposed, confiscating proceeds from illicit activities.

Defence Strategies

Our legal team employs various defence strategies based on the circumstances of your case:

  • Disproving Allegations: We investigate allegations and seek evidence to disprove them, ensuring a robust defence.
  • Limited Involvement: If you had limited involvement or were coerced, we explore defences to mitigate charges.
  • Comprehensive Defence: Our solicitors conduct a thorough examination of your case, identifying flaws in the prosecution's case and gathering additional evidence for your defence.
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