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Why is Jones Hardy the Right Choice for Your Financial Crime Case?

Facing charges related to financial crimes demands a defence rooted in precision and a deep understanding of complex financial systems.

Here’s why Jones Hardy is best equipped to handle your case: 

Deep Financial Law Expertise

Our lawyers are highly knowledgeable in the field of financial crimes, including fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, and other white-collar crimes. We stay updated on all legal developments to provide the most current and effective defence strategies.

Customized Defense Strategies

At Jones Hardy, we recognise that every financial crime case is unique, with its own set of facts and circumstances. We craft tailored defence strategies that address the specific nuances of your case, focusing on minimising potential penalties and safeguarding your professional reputation.

Proactive and Thorough Representation

We believe in a proactive approach to legal defence. Our team conducts thorough investigations, challenges evidence presented by the prosecution, and utilizes expert witnesses to strengthen your defense. We are meticulous in our preparation, ensuring we cover every angle.

Supportive and Transparent Communication

Facing financial crimes can be stressful and isolating. We provide continuous support and clear communication throughout your legal journey. You’ll receive regular updates and have every part of your case explained in understandable terms, so you feel informed and empowered.

Facing charges related to financial crimes demands a defence rooted in precision and a deep understanding of complex financial systems. Here’s why Jones Hardy is best equipped to handle your case:

Who Is This For?

This is designed for anyone in NSW, Australia, facing allegations of financial crimes, whether you are accused of corporate fraud, involved in financial mismanagement, or facing charges of insider trading. Jones Hardy Law offers dedicated support to navigate these challenging accusations.

Why It Matters:

Financial crimes can carry severe penalties, including hefty fines and imprisonment, and can severely impact your personal and professional life. Having an expert legal team is crucial to understanding your rights, exploring all available defences, and effectively navigating the legal proceedings to safeguard your future.

What You Can Expect From Us as Your Attorneys:

Expert Guidance: Our attorneys possess extensive experience and specialised knowledge in handling complex financial cases, ensuring informed, accurate advice.

  • Strategic Defence: Understanding the stakes, we develop defence strategies to protect your assets, reputation, and freedom.
  • Robust Representation: We advocate fiercely on your behalf in all forums, ensuring your side of the story is heard and understood.
  • Transparent Communication: We keep you fully informed throughout the legal process, demystifying legal jargon so you can make informed decisions.
  • Comprehensive Support: We support you beyond legal advice, addressing the emotional and practical aspects of navigating the legal system.

Top 8 FAQs for Financial Crimes

What are the typical penalties for financial crimes in NSW?

Penalties for financial crimes in NSW vary widely depending on the severity of the crime but can include fines, restitution, and imprisonment. For serious offences such as major fraud or embezzlement, penalties can include lengthy prison terms.

How can I defend against a charge of embezzlement?

Defences against embezzlement charges may include demonstrating a lack of intent to commit the crime, proving that the actions were the result of an honest mistake or misunderstanding, or showing that you had lawful authority to use the funds.

What should I do if I’m accused of financial fraud?

If you are accused of financial fraud, contact a lawyer immediately. Do not communicate with investigators without legal representation. Preserve all related documents and communications, as these will be crucial for your defence.

Can charges be reduced or dismissed in financial crime cases?

Yes, charges can sometimes be reduced or dismissed if weaknesses in the prosecution's case are identified, such as insufficient evidence or procedural errors. Negotiations through plea deals can also lead to reduced charges.

What is considered evidence in financial crime prosecutions?

Evidence in financial crime cases can include financial records, witness testimony, emails and correspondence, contractual documents, and computer records. Expert witnesses may also be used to interpret complex financial data.

How can Jones Hardy help if I’m accused of insider trading?

Jones Hardy can help by formulating a robust defence strategy, challenging the prosecution’s evidence, and ensuring that your legal rights are protected throughout the process. We may also negotiate with regulators to reach a settlement or reduction of charges.

What are the defenses available for money laundering charges?

Defences to money laundering include proving that the money was not derived from a criminal activity, that you were unaware the money was obtained through illegal means, or that you were coerced into laundering the money.

How long do financial crime proceedings typically take?

The duration of financial crime proceedings can vary significantly, often lasting several months to over a year, depending on the complexity of the case, the amount of evidence, and the legal challenges involved.

Next Steps:

  • Reach out to us: Begin with a confidential consultation to discuss your case specifics.
  • Understand Your Rights: We'll explain the intricacies of financial law relevant to your charges.
  • Plan Your Defence Strategy: Together, we'll build a robust defence tailored to your case.
  • Stay Updated: We ensure you’re well-informed at every stage, giving you peace of mind.

It's All About Trust.

At Jones Hardy, your legal journey is guided by experts dedicated to achieving the best outcomes. Our tailored legal strategies, combined with our commitment to your well-being, ensure that we are the right choice for handling your drug crime case.

Why trust Jones Hardy for your legal journey?
Here are four compelling reasons:

  • Personalised Legal Solutions: Tailored strategies designed to address your specific challenges and objectives.
  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from The Jones Hardy Legal Team’s extensive experience and innovative methodologies.
  • Strategic and Well Planned Solutions: Team Effort of Reasearch, Preparation and Legal Solutions for impactful outcomes.
  • Proven Success: A strong track record of results across all Family law, Criminal law and Civil law cases types.

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Book a consultation and use our meeting to know us, our approach, solutions, communication style, and whether our way of serving clients makes you feel comfortable entrusting us with helping you with your case.


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We have a professional track record of satisfied clients. Looking at our case studies and testimonials can give you insights into how well we can take care of you and your case.

Building a Better Criminal Case

Navigating legal challenges can be overwhelming, which is why we at Jones Hardy Law have created the "You and Your Lawyer" preparation document. This guide is designed to help you understand what to expect from your lawyer and what they will expect from you, ensuring you gather all necessary documents and information before your meeting. It also includes practical advice on managing the emotions and stress that often accompany legal issues, helping you to stay focused and effective throughout your legal journey.

After familiarising yourself with the guide, the next step is to book a private legal session with Jones Hardy Law. During this session, we will tailor a legal strategy to your specific needs, building on the foundation set by the guide. This personalised approach ensures you are not just prepared but also confident and ready to tackle your legal challenges with our expert support. Download the guide and book your session today to take control of your legal journey with confidence and expertise.

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Secure Your Rights with Expert Financial Crime Defence with Jones Hardy: Here's How

Facing financial crime charges? Book a consultation today to see how our tailored strategies can help protect your future.

  • Book an Appointment or Call: The only way for both of us to determine if we can help you achieve a positive resolution is to start a conversation. Book an appointment or call Jones Hardy to discuss the specifics of your situation.
  • The Jones Hardy Philosophy and Approach to Resolution: Understand the core values and strategies that drive our continued case successes.
  • A Guide to Explaining Your Case to Your Lawyer: This guide will help you prepare the details of your case effectively.
  • Questions We Need Answers to and Questions You Might Want to Ask Us: These prompts will help build a solid foundation for our communication and ensure we cover all critical aspects of your case.

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By the end of our call, you’ll know exactly what you should do next!


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