Benefit Fraud

Been Accused of Benefit Fraud?

Allegations of benefit fraud can be extremely serious and, if proven, can result in significant prison sentences. If you have been accused of benefit fraud, have been asked to attend an interview under caution, or are subject to a benefit fraud prosecution, we can help. We have over 20 years of expert, specialist experience in dealing with all types of benefit fraud cases.

Benefit Fraud Solicitors

Being investigated or charged with benefit fraud can be extremely upsetting and worrying not to mention the concerns you will have for your future and that of your family.  The investigation is normally made worse by the suspension of benefit payments and in some cases termination. We understand how difficult and stressful your situation is, but we can help you to be clear about your legal position and what the next steps are for you.  Benefit fraud is serious and you will need the best possible criminal fraud defence team to be able to build a case for you.

How can we help you?

  • Initial Advice & Assistance
  • Representation at Interviews Under Caution
  • Negotiating out-of-court disposals
  • Representation at Court
  • Investigations relating to: JSA, ESA, Council Tax Reduction, Housing Benefit, Universal Credit, PIP

We deal with investigations by agencies including the Police, Serious Fraud Office (SFO), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), Trading Standards, Federation Against Copyright Theft, Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) and Local Authorities.

Legal Aid

Legal Aid is usually available for those on low income and certain benefits. This means you will not have to pay for legal advice representation. If you do not qualify for legal aid, we offer fixed fees.

If you are facing a Benefit Fraud investigation, call us now on 0333 016 3333 or complete the form on this page and one of our lawyers will call you back.