Fare evasion may seem like a trivial crime. However thousands of people each year are convicted of this offence and many do not realise until too late the impact it can have on their future job prospects.
A conviction for a dishonesty offence can cause serious problems in particular for anyone looking to enter into one of the professions.
Berkeley Sahota's regulatory team is therefore pleased another success in persuading the rail authorities not to prosecute one of our clients. As the consequence of our intervention, our client, a City of London professional retains their good character and court proceedings have been averted. I
In the past few years we have successfully advised a number of university students and city and public professionals on diversions from prosecution in similar situations.
If you require advice in relation to a potential fare evasion prosecution please contact us.