Drug offences are regulated by the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. Our expert solicitors have a vast amount of experience in dealing with offences relating to the supply, importation, possession and cultivation illicit drugs.
Controlled drugs are categorised from Class A to Class C, with Class A drugs attracting greater penalties.
Class A Drugs include:
Class B drugs include:
Class C drugs include:
The type of sentence imposed on an individual convicted of any drug offence will be determined by which Class the controlled drug in question is in and the circumstances surrounding the person’s involvement in the drug. The quantity and quality of that controlled drug will also contribute in determining the sentenceThe sentencing guidelines which the Court will use when determining sentence place an individual at real risk of custody. Technically challenging submissions to the court can provide an individual with the best chance of a favourable outcome and we have a good track record of effectively defending people who are accused of committing drug related crime. If you have been accused or charged with a drug offence, you could face drastic consequences and therefore an expert criminal defence solicitor is vital. Our solicitors have a vast amount of knowledge relating to the possible defence available to drug related offences.
Why use a solicitor?
- Investigations can involve powerful organisations which you cannot go up against on your own without a solicitor.
- You will jeopardise your defence if you do not instruct a solicitor
- A solicitor can represent you in court if required.
Why Watson Woodhouse?
- Our expert solicitors have a vast amount of experience in defending drug allegations.
- Our main priority will be your best interests in order to achieve the best possible outcome.
- We will provide you will realistic expectations on the likely outcome of your case.
We are here to help
Contact us as soon as possible so that we can provide advice and assistance throughout the whole process and we can start to build your defence.