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Firearm Licence Appeal Solicitors

Specialist solicitors for Firearm Licensing Appeals

If you require legal advice from a specialist licensing solicitor regarding firearms, air weapons, shotguns or antique guns, call our lawyers on 0345 222 9955 for a Free Initial Telephone Assessment regarding your firearm licensing issue or appeal.

The Chief Officer of the Police Force in which the certificate holder of the firearm licence resides has the power to revoke the firearm certificate. When the Police believe that the holder of the licence is no longer suitable to have a firearm in his / her possession, the certificate will be revoked. In these circumstances expert legal advice should be obtained as soon as possible.

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Revocation of A Firearm Licence

Firearm certificate holders will already be aware that the Police has the power to revoke or refuse to grant a firearm licence, if this has occurred you should seek expert legal advice as soon as possible to establish the options available to you. Our Solicitors and Barristers are instructed by clients throughout England and Wales on a variety of firearm licence appeal cases

Why choose Kang & Co’s Licensing Law Solicitors

  • If you have been convicted or are under investigation for a criminal offence;
  • If you are considered a danger to public safety;
  • Physical health issues which may prevent you from using a firearm safely;
  • Potential mental health issues which may indicate that you are unstable with a firearm;
  • If a person is believed to be unfit to be entrusted with a firearm.
  • Breach of conditions of a shotgun certificate
  • Alcohol or drug abuse
  • Lapse in shotgun security (leaving a gun out of the secure cabinet
  • Domestic violence

Firearm and Shotgun Appeals

If your licence has been revoked or not renewed, our skilled lawyers have significant experience in negotiating with the police on our client’s behalf to persuade the police to reconsider their decision.

If negotiations with the police do not provide the desired result, you have the right to appeal the decision to the Crown Court. Our solicitors and barristers can be appointed to appeal the decision of the Chief Officer of Police to the Crown Court under Section 44 Firearms Act 1968.

Appeal Time Limits

If you do not agree with the decision of the Chief Officer of Police your appeal must be lodged with the Crown Court within 21 days of receipt of the revocation or refusal decision.

Crown Court Licence Appeals

If you have decided to appeal the refusal or revocation of your firearm licence, you should act quickly to appoint a lawyer as soon as possible as the time limits for submitting an appeal to the Crown Court are very limited.

When lodging an appeal, detailed preparation of your case is essential if you are to be successful at the Appeal Hearing. Crucially, new evidence can be admitted at the appeal, which may not have been previously available. An appeal is considered on the circumstances of the case and merits, presentation of a compelling and persuasive argument of your circumstances and the evidence which supports your case is also a vital element of increasing the prospects of a successful result at Court and for that reason care should be taken to appoint a skilled barrister / Court advocate.

Our solicitors and barristers have significant Court experience in representing clients at trials, sentence hearings and appeals. This experience places our lawyers in an ideal position to represent shotgun and firearm clients at appeals in the Crown Court.

How We Can Assist?

  • Advise you on the prospects of a shotgun / firearm licence Appeal
  • Negotiate on your behalf with the Police
  • Prepare and lodge an appeal to the Crown Court
  • Prepare a compelling and convincing Appeal
  • Represent you at the Crown Court for the Licence Appeal Hearing

Firearm and Shotgun Appeals

If your licence has been revoked or not renewed, our skilled lawyers have significant experience in negotiating with the police on our client’s behalf to persuade the police to reconsider their decision.

If negotiations with the police do not provide the desired result, you have the right to appeal the decision to the Crown Court. Our solicitors and barristers can be appointed to appeal the decision of the Chief Officer of Police to the Crown Court under Section 44 Firearms Act 1968.

Appeal Time Limits

If you do not agree with the decision of the Chief Officer of Police your appeal must be lodged with the Crown Court within 21 days of receipt of the revocation or refusal decision.

Crown Court Licence Appeals

If you have decided to appeal the refusal or revocation of your firearm licence, you should act quickly to appoint a lawyer as soon as possible as the time limits for submitting an appeal to the Crown Court are very limited.

When lodging an appeal, detailed preparation of your case is essential if you are to be successful at the Appeal Hearing. Crucially, new evidence can be admitted at the appeal, which may not have been previously available. An appeal is considered on the circumstances of the case and merits, presentation of a compelling and persuasive argument of your circumstances and the evidence which supports your case is also a vital element of increasing the prospects of a successful result at Court and for that reason care should be taken to appoint a skilled barrister / Court advocate.

Our solicitors and barristers have significant Court experience in representing clients at trials, sentence hearings and appeals. This experience places our lawyers in an ideal position to represent shotgun and firearm clients at appeals in the Crown Court.

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0345 222 9955

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