Kangs Organised & Serious Crime Team has been instructed to represent a client alleged to be involved in a large conspiracy involving facilitating immigration and a number of other immigration offences conducted over an eight year period.
The case is being prosecuted by the International Justice and Organised Crime Division Department of the Crown Prosecution Service.
What Is Facilitating Immigration? | Kangs Criminal Defence Solicitors
The offence of Assisting Unlawful Immigration is governed by Section 25 of the Immigration Act 1971 and under section 25 (1) a person commits the offence if he/she:
- Does an act which facilitates the commission of a breach of immigration law by an individual who is not a citizen of the European Union;
- Knows or has reasonable cause for believing that the act facilitates the commission of a breach of immigration law by the individual; and
- Knows or has reasonable cause for believing that the individual is not a citizen of the European Union.
The offence carries a maximum sentence of fourteen years imprisonment followed by Confiscation Proceedings under the Proceeds of Crimes Act 2002.
How Can We Help You? | Kangs Immigration & Criminal Defence Solicitors
As this area of law is very complex and conviction carries heavy penalties, it is crucial that expert advice is sought at the earliest possible stage.
At Kangs Solicitors we are able to offer a wealth of experience in defending clients accused of the most serious and grave crimes. Our Organised and Serious Crime Team has a proven track record of successfully defending individuals charged in large scale conspiracies.
We can ensure that your case is managed and dealt with in the best possible way so that your position is protected throughout and that you are fully advised in relation to the best course of action.
If you have been invited to attend an interview with the Police, National Crime Agency, Home Office, UK Borders Agency, Serious Fraud office or any other Government Agency we can provide a specialist Solicitor to represent you.
Who Can I Contact For Assistance? | Kangs Serious Crime Team
Please feel free to contact our team through any of the following who will be happy to speak to you and guide you: