Lawyers at Monan Gozzett have advised numerous individuals, accused of a vast array of drug offences, from simple possession to large scale international drug importation which included Interpol and International police forces. This can include intrusive warrants for yourselves and family members, mobiles phones and computers being seized and assets potentially being frozen. It is imperative from an early stage to instruct expert solicitors who have expertise in this area, as the effects can be devastating.
Proceeds of Crime (POCA) proceedings will be commenced if found guilty of drug offences. The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which provides for the confiscation or civil recovery of the proceeds from crime and contains the principal money laundering legislation in the UK. We have advised in complicated POCA proceedings and have worked alongside leading Queens Counsel and instructed leading experts in advising in this area.