Offences for illegal drugs can take many forms. If you are caught with a Class B “controlled substance” such as cannabis in your possession you can face up to five years in jail. Supplying a more harmful Class A drug like heroin carries a possible life sentence.
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If you and others formulate a plan to carry out a criminal offence such as dealing in a Class A drug, this is known as ‘conspiracy to supply’. A conviction for this could see you sentenced and placed in jail for life.
Penalties for drug offences can be particularly harsh; for example, you can be charged with possession if you only have a small amount. Harsh penalties can also occur if you did not know it was a controlled substance, or even if it is not yours.
You can be charged for the supply of drugs or intent to supply if the amount of substance found on your person is more than what seems to be for personal use. As well as this, you can be charged for supply, even if you have not taken any payment for the substances.
If you are suspected of a drugs offence it is essential to consult a specialist Criminal Defence Lawyer as soon as possible. They can advise you of your rights and immediately look at every possible defence.
Our team of Criminal Defence Lawyers possess a wide range of experience with defending all forms of drugs offences including:
- Possession with intent to supply
- Conspiracy to supply
- Driving under the influence of drugs.
Our specialist Solicitors understand the complex nature of drugs allegations and have the expertise to gather all the relevant facts. They are able to study all the evidence against you and build a solid defence to help to clear your name.
We understand that the situation can be overwhelming and upsetting. This is why we will be with you throughout the whole process. We will be there to provide you with legal advice during the police interview and ensure that your rights are protected.
If you are charged, we will fight for your right to bail and ensure that you have the best possible advocates at the trial to defend you. They will cross-examine witnesses, question every aspect of the prosecution case and try to provide you with the best possible outcome for your situation.
We offer a variety of funding options which includes legal aid. This is dependent on your financial situation and the seriousness of the offence you have been accused of. You may wish to privately fund your defence. We offer fixed fees where possible to give you certainty of costs from the outset.
If you or a loved one has been arrested for a drug related crime, then please contact our specialist Criminal Defence Solicitors without delay on 020 3540 4444 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. They will be able to provide you with their honest and professional advice and guide you on the best way to proceed.
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