Criminal Litigation

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Introduction to Criminal Litigation

Criminal litigation in India deals with the criminal law which is mainly governed by three major acts, namely: the Indian Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act, except for these, the Indian Criminal Jurisprudence is governed by numerous other special laws formulated to handle specific criminal offences. Though these acts were formulated within the 18th and 19th century, they have undergone comprehensive changes to adapt to the paradigm shift within the offences committed within the society.

Criminal litigation mostly refers to a trial in criminal court. It require the highest standard of proof, which means the prosecutor must prove all elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt. Different punishments have been laid down for different offences. The offences can be cognizable, non cognizable, bailable, non bailable, compoundable, non compoundable offences and are triable by different courts as per the nature of the offence.

Our team has extensive experience in representing clients in criminal cases, we offer both advisory and litigation services and provide expert assistance to clients altogether courts including Supreme Court, High Courts, District Courts and Magistrate courts. Our expert lawyers and practitioners offer trail within the courts and tribunal to either defend or prosecute clients involved in any criminal proceeding.

We assist clients with preventive compliance, investigations, defence and prosecution strategies. Our professionals also have vigorous practice in defending white collar crime and business crime accused. We have advised clients on investigation and prosecution by various agencies such as the Central Bureau of Investigation, Anti Corruption Bureau, Directorate of Enforcement (ED), the Economic Offences Wings (EOWs) and other governmental agencies,.

Our practice comprises of cases related to corruption, financial frauds, money laundering, embezzlement, black money, cheating, forgery, extradition, undisclosed foreign assets, corporate governance, defamation, negligence, foreign exchange management, sexual harassment, blood crimes, cyber crimes, extortion, drugs and psychotropic substances, etc.

We have special hands on practice in dealing with economic offences and serious frauds.

Services provided by us

  1. Regular Bail before all courts
  2. Anticipatory Bail before court of sessions and High courts​
  3. Appeal in bails
  1. Drafting/ Filing of police and private complaint
  2. Filing of First Information Report
  3. Quashing of FIRs and Criminal Complaint
  1. Criminal Appeals and Revisions​
  2. Appeal before various High Courts and Supreme Court
  1. Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
  2. Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
  3. Juvenile Justice Act, 2000
  4. Narcotics & Drug violations barred by the Narcotics, Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985
  5. Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956
  6. Arms act, 1959
  7. Maintenance Claims under Section 125 of Cr.P.C., 1973
  8. Contempt of Courts Act, 1971
  1. Cheque bounce/dishonour of cheque
  2. Misappropriation of Funds
  1. Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
  2. Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
  3. Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act
  4. Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators Act, 1976
  5. SEBI Act, 1992
  1. Crimes under the Information Technology Act, 2000
  2. Online fraudulent financial transactions
  3. Cyber stalking
  1. Obtaining and renewing environmental licenses
  2. Approvals under various environmental laws like laws and regulation relating to air, water, hazardous wastes & chemicals

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