Criminal Law

Whatever the circumstances, it can be an enormously overwhelming experience when you are first being investigated and then being charged in court with an alleged offence. Typically, this happens within 48 hours of you being arrested and remanded, and more than one charge could be brought against you. You need to know your rights. If you’re unsure or not clear of the charges that are being brought against you, it is imperative that you tell the Court so. Request for an interpreter should you require one. Once the charges have been read and explained to you, the Court will then ask you for your plea – should you wish to plead guilty or to claim trial.

Many are rather confused as to the course of action that they should take. It is thus advisable that you consult a lawyer at this point. You can always ask for an adjournment at this juncture in order to obtain legal consultation.

Our expert team, with their combined years of litigation experience, put you in good stead when you come to us with the above issues. In particular, Mr S.S Dhillon, our founder, is a formidable lawyer in criminal litigation.

We are with you at every step of the way – to explain the process, to ensure you are cognizant of every charge against you and the implications of each and every decision you make forthwith. It can be a time of turbulent emotions, as you and your loved ones grapple with what is happening to you and around you. And it is here that often we stand as the voice of reason, as we work together with you and claim justice for you.

The criminal investigations and charges that you may face include the following

  • Assault, whether it caused “grievous bodily harm” or normal “hurt”
  • Traffic offences
  • Misuse of controlled drugs
  • Rioting
  • Illegal money – lending
  • Driving while under the influences of Alcohol or Drink Driving
  • Employment of illegal workers
  • Theft or misappropriation
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Murder
  • Manslaughter, or Culpable homicide
  • Corruption
  • Operating Business without license
  • Sexual assault, Molest or Rape

The above matters will involve various Statutes, including:

  • Penal Codes
  • Miscellaneous Offences Act
  • Employment of foreign workers Act
  • Money-lending Act
  • Misuse of Drugs Act
  • Prevention of Corruption Act
  • Road Traffic Act
  • Public Entertainment Act