Regulatory Offences

Owen White & Catlin Defence represents businesses and individuals who are being investigated or prosecuted by their regulator. All businesses, however small and in whatever sector, are governed by a regulatory framework. Our Regulatory Defence Solicitors represent those persons or businesses accused of breaching their duties or obligations. They also act in cases where there has been an alleged failure to meet the required legal standard.

Allegations such as these can be levied against businesses and individuals. They can result in criminal investigations and prosecutions by regulatory authorities. These often take place in the criminal courts and can result in a criminal record. It is vital to act now and secure representation to protect the reputation of you and your business. Contact us today for a no-obligation discussion.

Our Regulatory Defence Work

We represent many businesses and individuals who are accused of breaching their regulatory duties. We offer representation across the following business sectors:

  • Social Care and Care Homes
  • Retail
  • Showmen
  • Restaurants and Catering
  • Hotel and Leisure
  • Transport
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Education and Universities
  • Medical, Nursing and Midwifery

We can assist with the following issues:

  • Regulatory compliance
  • Breach of duties
  • Interview under caution
  • Health and Safety
  • Corporate and gross negligence manslaughter
  • Environmental health
  • Food safety
  • Closure notices and orders
  • Trading Standards investigations
  • Professional discipline
  • Local authority prosecutions
  • Taxi licence appeals

Owen White & Catlin Defence is instructed in relation to investigations instigated by the following:

  • Food Standards Agency (FSA)
  • Ofsted
  • Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
  • Serious Fraud Office (SFO)
  • HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
  • Care Quality Commission (CQC)
  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Trading Standards

Our Regulatory Defence Solicitors assist with a wide range of professional and business cases in addition to those detailed above. Our solicitors couple their in-depth knowledge of Regulatory Law and professional discipline with their skills in advocacy and defence strategy to challenge allegations and protect our clients’ reputation. Whether in regulatory, tribunal or court proceedings, we are always dedicated to securing the best result for our clients, and making sure regulators do not abuse their powers. Contact us for an impartial, no obligation discussion about your situation and allow us to protect you, your business and your reputation.

Robust advice, first-class representation and technical excellence

Owen White & Catlin – we’re on your side

Contact our Regulatory Defence Solicitors in Feltham

Finding the right solicitor is crucial to the success of your case. At Owen White & Catlin Defence, our Regulatory Defence Solicitors are determined to achieve the best possible outcome. Unlike large “production line” law firms, we offer a bespoke service tailored to your case and personal needs. To us, you are not just a case. We know that you need more than just advice.

We invest time in getting to know our clients in order to deliver excellent results. If you or a loved one are being investigated or have been accused of a regulatory offence, please contact us. Contact us using our online enquiry form, or call us directly on 020 8890 2836 – our friendly staff are ready to help.


We represent clients looking to fund their case through legal aid. Speak to one of our team who can advise you if your will qualify for legal aid and to help you with the application process.



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