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    Really impressed. Thanks for everything.

    Client testimonial about Michael Gibson - Crime

    I will never forget how you worked very hard and found truth for us at last.

    Client testimonial about Michael Gibson – Crime

    I consider myself to have been genuinely lucky in being allocated you as my Duty Solicitor. Thank you…I am very much indebted to you.

    Client testimonial about Janice Hall - Crime

    Pass on my gratitude to Brian Hegarty for achieving the miraculous yesterday in the face of a negative probation report. His defence was elegant, skilful and compassionate; and, even more important, effective.

    Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

    You did an absolutely fantastic job, I feel like a new person.

    Client testimonial about Hannah Mostoufi- Crime

    I  have emerged with a result that I just could not have anticipated, mainly due to the in court efforts of Emma who was an absolute star in her presentation to the bench, I felt that she pushed it to the limit and was successful with her efforts.

    Client testimonial about Emma Silburn - Crime

    I am very remorseful of the position however have emerged with a result that I just could not have anticipated…many thanks for your assistance ...... I was really floundering before speaking with you.

    Client testimonial about Janice Hall - Crime

    We are most indebted to you for the invaluable service, advice and guidance that you gave us and most of all your commitment.

    Client testimonial about Michael Gibson - Crime

    Thank you for your help in this case, I couldn't have asked for a better result.

    Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

    You did a great job for Sam in court and we all appreciate how much worse it might otherwise have been.  Thank you so much.

    Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

    Many many thanks for all your efforts on my behalf, as you can imagine the relief I feel at the outcome is immeasurable and it is all due to your knowledge and understanding of the case and situation I was in. Once again our gratitude and thanks.

    Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

    I wanted to thank you and your team for all the hard work and effort you have put into my case over the last year and also for putting up with me and my stubborn ways. My family and I will always be grateful to you and could not have asked for a better outcome.

    Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

    It was a very worrying time for us, I would like to pass on my thanks to Michael and other members of your staff who looked after my son’s interests in an understanding and efficient manner.  We were relieved at the sentence given and feel that it was in large part due to the way that you presented the facts to the Magistrates.

    Client testimonial about Michael Gibson - Crime

    I was very happy with the results Emma Silburn got me

    Client testimonial about Emma Silburn - Crime & Mental Health

    I am so grateful for everything you did at Court, you were absolutely amazing.

    Client testimonial about Paul Harbison - Crime

    Just a short note to say thanks again for your firms professional representation in this matter. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending David Gray Solicitors.

    Client testimonial about Michael Gibson - Crime

    Thank you so much for taking my case on and fighting for me to have peace at mind. I wish you all nothing but the best.  

    Client testimonial about Janice Hall - Crime

    I would like to thank you so much for you help in bringing this issue to an end. Please pass my thank to those on the whole David Gray team. I am so thankful. Wishing you God's blessing.

    Client testimonial about Janice Hall - Crime

    I want to say how lucky I was to choose your firm to represent me in this difficult case.  

    Client testimonial about Paul Harbison

    We are most indebted to you for the invaluable service, advice and guidance that you have given us.

    Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

    Thank you so much for taking my case on and fighting for me to have peace at mind. I wish you all nothing but the best.  

    Client testimonial about Josh Hart - Crime

    Would just like to thank Brian Hegarty for his invaluable help and guidance he has given myself and my family over the last few months. Many Thanks

    Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

    I just wanted to say a heart felt thank you for your skill, professionalism and expertise yesterday. You achieved an outcome I did not even think possible.

    Client testimonial about Janice Hall - Crime & Motoring

    I want to say a huge thank you for giving my daughter legal advice and especially for going with her to the station. It has been a really difficult week and she was incredibly anxious about it. It was an enormous relief to have a clear steer from you and to know that you would be there to make sure it went according to plan.

    Client testimonial about Brian Hegarty - Crime

Proceeds of Crime Applications, freezing injunctions and Restraint Orders are used to seize assets which are suspected to be the proceeds of crime. Our specialist solicitors can help at every stage of any investigation and proceedings.

An increasing feature of criminal investigations is the ability of prosecuting authorities to seize, restrain or freeze assets that they say are the proceeds of crime. This can be the first sign  that you are suspected of a criminal offence.

Often the process is invoked following a criminal conviction.  Sometimes however this can happen very early in an investigation.  At times, the process can operate independently from the criminal law and authorities can use their civil law powers to try to restrain assets even without a criminal prosecution or conviction.

Our specialist team in Newcastle upon Tyne or South Shields is here to help and will advise and guide you through the process.

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