Supply of Illegal Drugs


These are the class of offences that can often form a conspiracy matter – an agreement between two or more people to be involved.  However, these cases require diligent and expert defence as they can carry a heavy custodial sentence.

Cultivation of drugs means that plants such as cannabis have been found growing in a property or on land that you are connected with.  Manufacture of illegal drugs cases are very unusual but we have experience of this type of case and fully understand the expertise involved.  Both of these are considered to be production of drugs offences.

If you are accused of importing or trafficking drugs, you may have been stopped in transit and a search revealed a larger than usual amount of an illegal substance, or you may have received a delivery. But your involvement may be much less than the charge makes out and we can help you to put your case clearly and properly.


Help with your case

“Supplying or trafficking drugs is a very serious offence.  You may have been arrested for possession with intent to supply drugs because you were found with a substantial amount of a controlled substance, or your home has been searched and items that could be related to drug cultivation, manufacture or supply may have been found. If you help anyone, even in a small way, to supply drugs you can be charged with being 'concerned in the supply.'”

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Classification

We do understand that people are sometimes arrested for these sort of offences far away from their homes and families and we can, with your permission, update your loved ones as to your circumstances and progress of your case.

Class A drugs include:
Crack cocaine, cocaine, ecstasy (MDMA), heroin, LSD, magic mushrooms, methadone, methamphetamine (crystal meth).
For supply and production you can receive up to life in prison, an unlimited fine or both

Class B drugs include:
Amphetamines, barbiturates, cannabis, codeine, ketamine, methylphenidate (Ritalin), synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic cathinones (eg mephedrone, methoxetamine)
For supply and production you can receive up to 14 years in prison, an unlimited fine or both

Class C drugs include:
Anabolic steroids, benzodiazepines (diazepam), gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), piperazines (BZP), khat
For supply and production you can receive up to 14 years in prison, an unlimited fine or both

How we can help

We can engage an enquiry agent if you need to find a vital witness; you may need forensic experts who may help to dispute the actual amount, class, strength or value of the drugs seized; and you may need forensic accountants if you become involved in Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) proceedings.

Court cases can be very prolonged and you may spend time in custody waiting for your trial.  We can make bail applications for you to both the Magistrates’ and, if necessary, the Crown Court, where your case will inevitably end up if it proceeds.

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