Cliff has worked for Paris Smith since he first qualified as a solicitor. During that time, he has worked exclusively in the Dispute Resolution team, dealing in both civil and criminal areas of law.
He specialises in regulatory work, where he represents a variety of businesses, companies and individuals in business related criminal law, dealing with the Health & Safety Executive, local authorities and other prosecution agencies. He has wide experience in dealing with road traffic offences from both a company and individual perspective. He also deals with all aspects of alcohol licensing under the Licensing Act 2003, to include both new applications and applications for review before the local authority and if necessary appeals in the Magistrates Court.
Cliff has also advised administrators and liquidators on licensing aspects of businesses into liquidation/administration. Cliff’s clients include regional and national businesses as well as individuals, charities and in-house legal departments.
He has provided advice and attended interviews under the Police Criminal Evidence Act with both regulatory authorities and the Police. He regularly provides representation at Inquests and in subsequent court proceedings.
Cliff is a member of the Health & Safety Lawyers Association.
Cliff has been a member of the Law Society’s Money Laundering Task Force since 2012.
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