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Trading Standards & Compliance Solicitors

For any business, being investigated or prosecuted by Trading Standards can be incredibly confusing and stressful. The complex legislation can be incredibly difficult to navigate and, failing to do so correctly can have a huge impact on your business.

So, if you find yourself under investigation relating to consumer rights, counterfeit goods, food safety, fair trading, faulty workmanship, or any other compliance issue, it’s vital you seek legal advice as early as possible to ensure you get the best possible outcome.

Whatever the circumstances, we can help. We’ll help you establish why the case has been brought, and help protect your interests and your business’ reputation. From the initial complaint through to the final outcome, we can provide expert advice and representation based on our years of experience.

Get in touch to request your free consultation today.

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Why Ackroyd Legal?

Here are just some of the reasons to choose Ackroyd Legal for your Trading Standards and Compliance requirements:

Regulatory and compliance experts

Our highly skilled team of lawyers are experts in trading standards and regulatory compliance. We’ve defended many businesses and individuals accused of breaching trading standards or other regulatory offences. We’ve dealt with some of the largest cases brought in the Crown Court – so you can rest assured we’ll provide you with the best possible support.

We put you first

From the moment you get in touch, we put you first. Our skilled and experienced team of experts will work hard to find the best solution for you and deliver the best possible outcome.

Communication is key

We listen to your needs, and we keep you in the loop at every stage of the process. When you work with us, you’ll be introduced to your own case handler, who will ensure are kept informed. They’ll always be on hand if you need them.

Fixed fees

When you work with Ackroyd Legal, you pay a single, fixed fee. There’s no hidden costs or unexpected charges. We’ll provide you with a fixed quote before we start work and ensure you understand exactly what you’ll be paying, and what you’ll receive in return.

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How we can help

Find out more about our Trading Standards and Compliance services:

Due Diligence

Our team of legal experts will carry out extensive due diligence procedures, as well as staff training, to ensure that your marketing claims and pricing procedures are always in line with trading standard’s requirements.

Marketing Claims

If you are involved in a dispute with one of your competitors over marketing claims, our skilled and experienced team of specialist consumer protection lawyers will provide expert advice about the best way to move forward.

Consumer Claims

If you’re defending a claim for breach of contract or negligence, resulting from a consumer protection issue, we can help. We’ll ensure you get the best possible advice and the most robust representation.

Risk Management

Our risk management experts will work with you to protect your brand and reputation, handling any critical risks with speed, efficiency, and professional pragmatism.


If you’re facing allegations of unfair trading or misleading marketing, our specialist enforcement team can offer expert advice, guiding you through the regulatory investigation.


Facing prosecution for allegations of breaching the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulation 2008 can be incredibly stressful and worrying. We can support you throughout the process, helping to secure the best possible outcome.

With offices across the UK, we work with clients around the country and beyond. To find out more about our Trading Standards and Compliance services, or for a free, no-obligation quote, please get in touch.

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