CYBER CRIME SOLICITORS

At Imran Khan and Partners, we have an experienced team of Criminal Defence Solicitors ready to help if you are facing a cyber crime investigation or criminal law proceedings.

The law on cyber crime is inherently complex so a strong technical understanding of the issues is needed. Investigations can be protracted with Defendants subject to invasive and impactful restrictions and the seizure of personal or commercial property.

At Imran Khan & Partners, our team of Cyber Crime Solicitors can guide you through every step of the process, from representing you during interview to advice and representation at court.

Free Initial Telephone Discussion

For a free initial telephone discussion, please call us on 020 7404 3004 or email info@ikpsolicitors.com and we'll be in touch shortly.

We can help clients wherever you are based across England and Wales.

We are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you require urgent assistance, please contact us on our emergency number on 07738 802993.

What are cyber crime offences?

 

Cyber crime is an umbrella term covering a wide range of criminal offences, including all offences that take place:

  • Online

  • Through use of computers

  • Assisted by online technology

Cyber crime offences can involve issues of freedom of expression, allegations of malicious communications or threatening behaviour or financial fraud.

 

Examples of cyber crime offences

 

Cyber crime offences include:

  • Unlawful attacks or threats of attacks against computers or networks

  • Unauthorised access or sharing of private material

  • Malicious communications or threats to kill

  • Cyber stalking or other online harassment

  • “Sextortion” and blackmail

  • Revenge porn

  • Possession or downloading of prohibited material

  • Online activities related to organised crime

  • Online activities falling under counter-terrorism legislation

  • Fraud and theft offences, including identity theft

  • Breaches of data privacy and GDPR

  • Money laundering

 

 The complexities of cyber crime offences

Allegations of cyber crime can raise complex issues requiring specialist legal advice.

Examples of cyber crime complexities include:

  • Cross border investigations

  • Multi agency investigations

  • Involvement of international investigations and Interpol

  • Extradition proceedings

  • Allegations of entrapment by the police, investigative agencies or even vigilante groups raising serious issues of ethics and also the admissibility and appropriate preservation of evidence

  • Rapidly changing law and regulations

  • Changes and innovation in IT with technological advances

  • Need for specialist technological expertise to challenge the prosecution case

 

If you or your business are accused of behaviour that could amount to cyber crime, it is imperative you act swiftly and take specialist legal advice. The consequences for individuals who have (even unwittingly) facilitated such conduct can also be life-changing.

 

Why choose the Cyber Crime Law Solicitors at Imran Khan Partners?

 

When you are facing an accusation of a cyber crime with a complex investigation you need the best Criminal Law Solicitors on your side. The cyber crime team at Imran Khan and Partners have wide ranging expertise of defending cyber crime cases and provide a joined up multi-disciplinary service so you get the specialist legal help you need from start to finish.

 

Our team of Criminal Law Solicitors can help you with:

  • Advice and assistance during a cyber crime investigation

  • International jurisdiction advice

  • Immediate advice and representation during dawn raids

  • Securing bail

  • Identifying key issues and instructing technological experts to investigate complexities such as encryption, cell site and other attribution of electronic and communications equipment, or interpretation of messages

  • Preparation of your defence case and expert representation in court

  • Liaison and negotiation with the Prosecuting Authority

  • Challenging Ancillary Orders such as Orders monitoring online activity or restrictions on the possession of electronic equipment

  • Advice on Reporting Restriction Orders and other steps to assist with the reduction of reputational harm to you or trade damage to your business

  • Cyber crime appeals

 

How do I pay for my legal fees?

Please contact us to discuss your circumstances and possible funding options. Depending on your circumstances and the nature of your cyber crime case we may be able to assist on either a privately or publicly funded legal aid basis.

 

Who shall I contact?

Contact leading Criminal Defence Solicitors Pratik Patel at pratik@ikpsolicitors.com or Ben Bansal at benb@ikpsolicitors.com or call 020 7404 3004 or email us at info@ikpsolicitors.com to talk to us about how we can help you.

 

We will swiftly respond to any query within 24h.

 

We are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

 

We can assist wherever you are based and have offices in central London.

 

We are also able to assist with police interviews at the police station. If you require urgent assistance, please contact us on our emergency number  07738 802993.

 

If you contact us on behalf of someone who is already in prison, please simply provide the name of the person, the prison number and any available detail. We will organise a legal visit with that person, whether face to face or by Video link.