In order to avoid or minimize threatening punitive consequences, proper legal guidance and representation are essential whenever the companies and their directors are involved in criminal investigations.
JPM Criminal law and Criminal Compliance team of lawyers have multidisciplinary background and agility to counsel and provide full attention to each client. Our experienced team can manage such situations, whether it be entailing defending and representing companies, or the individuals affected usually the individual company directors, board members, or other employees of the company.
Defense and Representation
JPM provides services of defense and representation to affected companies and individuals, throughout criminal and other penal proceedings, in response to the fact-finding and preliminary investigation, as well as during criminal and other penal cases in all their later stages.
These refer primarily to criminal law and infractions in conjunction with other related legal areas – corporate law, anti-corruption, and fiscal law, environmental protection law, banking law, civil and law of property, public procurement, foreign trade, and trade commercial laws, labour law, medical and pharmaceutical law, insurance law and the law on personal data protection, energy, and infrastructure law, and other legal areas, within which a specific consulting and advisory service is provided in terms of how to bring down to a minimum the accountability in the mentioned cases.
We are representing affected companies and individuals, in any criminal and other penal proceedings where they appear as damaged parties due to suffered criminal and other penal offenses committed against them and are acting in this way in all stages of these proceedings, solving their problems with expertise and determination. We are also representing them in relevant litigations or other proceedings when indemnification is concerned as the result of criminal and other penal offenses perpetrated to their detriment.
Our specialist lawyers are committed to providing timely and focused legal advice in respect of any aspect of criminal and other penal law by application of the integrated approach with other legal areas, particularly in identification and risk assessment (criminal due diligence), and providing preventive legal counseling designed to minimize possibilities of non-compliance with the criminal and other penal provisions.
JPM Criminal law and Criminal Compliance team is also performing a preliminary legal investigation of the existing business practices to identify the existence of potential criminal offense, infraction, or corporate offense.
JPM is experienced in providing proactive support to company directors and employees through specific training sessions and help them overcome the most complex law challenges.