Confiscation Proceedings

Leading Lawyers Acting in Confiscation Proceedings

Confiscation proceedings are very complicated and can escalate very quickly. The family team at Osbornes Law specialise in confiscation proceedings and can advice you on the strength of a case and can act in order to protect your assets. Contact us for a confidential conversation.

  • “They are not only effective, knowledgeable and professional, but also pleasant to deal with as people.

  • “Osbornes is firmly established as one of the top tier family departments in London. It has a range of clients and cases, many of which are notable because of their complexity. The team increasingly attracts clients who are very wealthy, or in the public eye.”

Specialist advice in complex confiscation proceedings

Our family lawyers has acted in a number of matrimonial cases and financial claims where one of the parties has been involved in confiscation proceedings.

Family proceedings run in conjunction with confiscation/restraint proceedings and can often become complex and the evidence bulky in a very short period of time.

Where your assets have been restrained or confiscated by the Court due either to allegations regarding your own criminal conduct or due to the conduct of someone else then our family law solicitors can advise you as the strength of your claim to retain assets and can represent you in proceedings to protect your interest in those assets.

Being subject to an investigation is a distressing experience for individuals and their families. If you are convicted of certain criminal offences more than likely confiscation proceedings to seize your assets will follow. Family members can also be affected by confiscation orders and asset recovery proceedings. They may require their own legal representation.

Osbornes Law represented the Wife in the leading case of X v X (Crown Prosecution Service Intervening) 2005.

It is important if you find yourself in a position where assets are being confiscated or restrained that you obtain specialist legal advice as soon as possible so to maximise your chances of protecting your interest. This can help in preventing costs escalating and in gathering evidence.

How Osbornes Law can help

If you or a member of your family is involved in confiscation proceedings or is under threat of such proceedings please contact a member of our family law team who will have a confidential chat with you regarding your situation. We will then be able to advise you on whether we can help you.

Our lawyers have significant experience of dealing with the Crown Prosecution Service, Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office and the Serious Organised Crime Agency and have been involved in litigation regarding the division of assets after high profile investigations and arrests and are well placed to advice in this very specialist and complex area of law.

Speak to a Family Solicitor Today

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    • "Mark Freedman is intelligent and personable and has a good selection of high-net work cases".

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    • "It has a strong and experienced team of solicitors who don’t take bad points, work sensibly to get a settlement and who you can always pick up the phone and speak to. They are good lawyers and know the strengths and weaknesses of their clients’ cases. They don’t posture and always pursue their clients cases appropriately. "

      Legal 500 2021

    • Mark Freedman frequently takes on high-value financial and children proceedings that involve complex tax, trust and accounting issues. Sources praise the "tenacity and common sense" he brings to challenging disputes.

      Chambers UK

    • "Mark is very experienced, competent, good with clients and takes a sensible approach to cases. He knows exactly what he's doing."

      Chambers & Partners Directory 2020, Mark Freedman

    • "Naomi Angell is a highly esteemed practitioner who is highlighted as "a leader in the field" and "extremely knowledgeable" by interviewees. She is particularly recognised for her experience in complex adoption disputes."

      Chambers UK

    • [The Family Law department] handles significant matrimonial finance cases and complex nuptial agreements. Respected for its expertise in cross-border children law matters.

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    • This team is perhaps best known for its children work, often involving complex international dynamics.

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