Trading Standards investigations are stressful and can affect your personal and professional life. Our solicitors have years of experience in dealing with Trading Standards and can help you comply with their regulations to avoid an investigation.

If you’re already under investigation, we’ll guide you through it to help you achieve a positive outcome. Contact our team by sending us an email and we'll call you back.

How Can Our Solicitors Help?

We can advise you if you’re:

  • Facing a potential Trading Standards investigation
  • Facing court summons or prosecution because of an investigation
  • A business owner looking to assess the risk of an investigation in future.

We have experience defending clients in investigations by:

  • The Office of Fair Trading
  • The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority
  • Local Authority Trading Standards Departments
  • The Food Standards Agency.

We’ll keep you updated with changes in Trading Standards regulations and help you comply with these changes to protect your business. We also offer advice and full legal representation if you’re already involved in an investigation.


  • Talk with investigating bodies to protect your interests
  • Help you prepare for any interviews
  • Prepare written statements Help you protect your business from unwanted media attention
  • Make you aware of your rights and solutions, if an investigation will impact your ability to work.

Our team of highly experienced lawyers are ready to listen to your concerns. You’ll get pragmatic advice and we’ll treat your situation with sensitivity and care.

Contact Us

Our team is available 24/7 to discuss any concerns you have about trading standards investigations.

For a private consultation with no obligation to continue, call Paul Haycock on 0114 274 4275. You can also contact us online and we’ll call you back.

For general enquiries

0370 1500 100

Or we can call you back at a time of your choice

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Our Offices

Our offices are located in major cities throughout the UK and have excellent transport links.