Regulatory Law

Here at HSR Solicitors, we understand the concern and stress that enquiries or proceedings cause when initiated by professional regulators, government agencies, Trading Standards or the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Naturally, our specialist partners appreciate the worry that our corporate and private clients undergo. If you need professional advice and guidance, our full comprehension of the processes involved means that you can rely on us for expert, practical assistance.

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Supporting You through Regulatory Law and Litigation

In regulatory law matters, it is essential to handle proceedings and communications correctly and efficiently from the earliest stages. Our team offers you comprehensive support to protect your business reputation and resolve the issues. We specialise in regulatory defence cases and offer advice for individuals and businesses that are subject to investigations and possible prosecution.

With our experienced solicitors and staff acting for you, you can be sure that your case complies with requirements and progresses towards a satisfactory resolution. In the event of any criminal investigation, we provide professional support, discretely to limit any damage. Defendants often find that our advice and representation helps to reduce worry and strain.

Similarly, the types of company and organisations we take on as new clients include:

  • Family and owner-managed businesses, whether small or medium-sized.
  • Public limited companies, including multinationals.
  • Banks and other financial institutions.
  • Investment fund management and financial advice providers.
  • Housing organisations and businesses.
  • Educational institutions and academic bodies.
  • Registered charities.

Defending Professionals and Businesses

Apart from companies, we advise and represent regulated self-employed professionals and partnerships such as accountants, senior executives, directors and healthcare staff. When necessary, we defend individuals, firms and companies facing criminal allegations or proceedings instigated by regulators, in addition to business owners who need to deal with local authority Trading Standards Department enquiries and investigations.

We invite you to talk to us today to manage the impact and minimise problems from the very beginning.

The Environment Agency Investigations / Prosecutions

As experts in public law, we offer professional, tailored and accessible advice. Our background in public law means that we can represent you and your interests to help secure the outcome you are looking for, wherever possible.

We help individuals and companies in cases involving criminal investigations and legal action initiated by The Environment Agency.

Health & Safety Executive Investigations/Prosecutions

Here at HSR we specialise in criminal law defence and are well placed to assist private and corporate clients who need to defend criminal allegations. In particular, our advice and representation services for individuals facing criminal investigations include comprehensive support for proceedings brought by the Health & Safety Executive.

We provide full guidance during any investigation process, along with representation for staff, managers and directors at interviews under caution. In addition, we will act on your company and directors’ behalf during serious incident investigations. If necessary, we represent corporate clients’ interests at inquests in Coroner’s Courts and during other coronial law proceedings.

If you require specialist legal advice to deal with criminal allegations or proceedings initiated by the Health & Safety Executive, contact us today. We will be glad to assist with initial advice and to arrange an appointment for you.

Emergency 24-hour call-out: 07534 504 999 or 07958 375 376

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“I’ve been instructed by Harry’s firm and I’ve appeared as prosecution counsel in two cases where Harry represented one of the defendants and I can say that they always provide a professional highly competent service. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Harry and HSR to anyone looking for criminal solicitors.”

David Allan, Barrister,

“Having worked with Harry and HSR over a long period of time, I am always impressed by the diligence and care provided on all matters. The professional advice is always provided in a clear manner and has often led to better commercial results due to his great negotiation skills.”

Perninder Dhadwar, Client

“Harry Rana is an innovative outside the box thought leader. His approach to the law is a client centric manner. His sense of social justice goes beyond sentiments and he actualizes it through his extra curricular pro bono work. I would highly recommend potential clients to use Harry Rana’s services.”

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“I have known Harry for over twelve years and worked with him in the legal industry on many cases. He has always provided a professional service to both professional and lay clients. Harry is someone I can strongly recommend.”

Sean Gould, Diversity Officer, Society of Asian Lawyers

“Harry impressed me greatly when organising events on behalf of the Society of Asian Lawyers. Always in control, a smooth operator who builds effective relationships which deliver.”

Nazir Afzal OBE, Senior Clerk, 15 New Bridge Street

“Harry is one of the best people I have had the pleasure of working with and in all the years I have use his expertise to help me with my business it has been a pleasure to work with.”

Sav Kyriacou, Client

“I have dealt with Harry in relation to my business and am happy to recommend him to anyone who has need of his services. I have found him to be efficient, courteous and able to achieve results.”

Alexander (Sandy) Taylor, Principal Loss Adjuster, International Claims Adjusters – Fulmar Consulting Limited

“Harry is a brilliant lawyer. Sharp, sees the complete picture and always provides a great service to his clients.”

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“Mr Rana is a highly skilled and competent lawyer who I would recommend in a heart beat”

Gary Lucy, Client

“I have worked with Harry on a number of heavy criminal cases such as fraud and murder. He is very committed but also realistic and practical. He has sound judgement and does not interfere once a Strategy has been agreed upon.”

Michael Wood QC, Queens Counsel and Recorder, Self employed barrister
“Great Results, Personable, Good Value”
Asif Khan, Client

“Harry is a hard-working and energetic solicitor who excels in preparing cases for trial, and in providing robust and professional advice.”

Nick Wayne, Barrister, Argent Chambers

“As a busy barrister you always appreciate it when your instructing solicitor knows his case, knows the client and understands all the subtle advantages and disadvantages of litigation decisions. All the more so when you are briefed on a late return for a distant case involving a complicated fraud matter – as I was. Harry saved the day. I recall he worked very hard on that difficult case; certainly his industry was beyond the call of duty and most effective – I have no hesitation recommending him.”

Jonathan Lennon, Barrister, 23 Essex Street Chambers

“I worked with Harry as my solicitor in many individual cases. He is excellent. Always on the end of the phone when you needed him. The work he and his team produced was second to none, and I would recommend him to any individual or organisation”.

Russell Ross, Experienced Credit Control Manager

“I have worked together with Harry for a number of years. Harry is unfailing in his commitment to his clients and their cases. Harry always delivers in achieving the best possible outcomes often in the most difficult of circumstances.”

Rajinder Gill, Barrister

“Harry’s vision and “can do” attitude, assisted me greatly when acting for me in quite a complex legal matter.
His straight forward approach distinguishes him from the other “run of the mill” lawyers, making it easy for a client to consider the legal position in addition to the commercial realities of the modern business environment.”

Miles Dosanjh, Legal Contracts Manager for Chubb Electronic Security

“Harry provided me with an outstanding service and was very knowledgeable – would definitely recommend him to anyone.”

Ketan Kothari, Account Manager at SAP

“Harry Rana is a highly regarded, effective and charismatic lawyer. He knows how to relate to people to gain the best results time and time again.”

Carine Wayne-Campbell, Consultant

“Harry is a genuine professional and one of the most reliable people I have ever worked with.
If you need legal advice reach out to Harry, nothing phases him and more importantly he likes to win!”

Roxy Ali, Account Manager Gartner Events EMEA

“Harry and I have worked on a number of serious criminal cases together, ranging from complex frauds to murder. Harry is a fearless solicitor who fights hard for his clients, however tough the battle. He is a master tactician who utilises his knowledge of law and procedure to great advantage, and whose negotiating skills are legendary. If you are in trouble, this is the lawyer you want on your side.”

Sailesh Mehta, Barrister