Criminal Law

Benefit Fraud 

We listen, understand and help clients by providing non-judgemental advice.

Have you been accused of Benefit Fraud?

We know that facing a Benefit Overpayment or Fraud allegation can be incredibly daunting. Our clients are often reassured by the ability to speak to us directly at any time via telephone or email and often praise us for our extensive knowledge of the law whilst maintaining a friendly and approachable manner. We can help.
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Our Benefit Fraud services. 

Lucinda Dore Solicitors are routinely asked to assist clients who feel trapped, knowing that they need to report a change of circumstances but fear that they have left it too late and therefore fear an investigation - we can help you to volunteer a change of circumstances. Whatever the Benefit Fraud issue, we can help.

We can assist in any Benefit Fraud investigations or prosecutions including:
Failing to notify change in circumstances affecting benefits False RepresentationFraud Cohabiting allegations Disability fraudFalse allegationsExcess Capital

About Lucinda Dore.

Lucinda Dore will be able to liaise with compliance or fraud officers to assist in any investigation - she will be able to liaise with the prosecution if you have received a summons to attend court and will attend with you at the Interview under Caution or court appearance. You do not need to face this alone, Lucinda Dore will be with you every step of the way to ensure you receive clear, accurate and professional advice and have the right solicitor by your side to defend your case for you. 

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Trusted by you.

We've represented 100's of happy clients as you will see from our testimonials.

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Criminal Law

Benefit Fraud Solicitors based in West Sussex and London, serving clients throughout the UK

Our expert solicitors know your questions. We have the answers. We can help you.

Our fees.

We pride ourselves on offering an affordable and attentive service to our clients. We are clear and transparent about our fees and can usually agree a fixed fee as shown below for our representation - that way you know where you stand from the outset. 







    • FREE Initial telephone Solicitor consultation to discuss your case

    • FREE


    • FREE Initial telephone Solicitor consultation to discuss your case


    • FREE

    • Solicitor Consultation regarding any Benefit Fraud Matter (Virtual)

    • £200 + VAT


    • Solicitor Consultation regarding any Benefit Fraud Matter (Virtual)


    • £200 + VAT

    • Solicitor Representations to the DWP in relation to any Benefit matter to include Benefit Compliance and Benefit Investigation issue

    • £200 + VAT


    • Solicitor Representations to the DWP in relation to any Benefit matter to include Benefit Compliance and Benefit Investigation issue


    • £200 + VAT

    • Solicitor Attendance and Representation at your Benefit Fraud Interview Under Caution

    • £500* + VAT


    • Solicitor Attendance and Representation at your Benefit Fraud Interview Under Caution


    • £500* + VAT

    • Solicitor Representation at Magistrates Court (first hearing)

    • £500* + VAT


    • Solicitor Representation at Magistrates Court (first hearing)


    • £500* + VAT

    • Solicitor Representation at Magistrates Court Trial

    • £1000 + VAT


    • Solicitor Representation at Magistrates Court Trial


    • £1000 + VAT

    • Solicitor/Barrister Representation for Crown Court

    • Quoted on request


    • Solicitor/Barrister Representation for Crown Court


    • Quoted on request

* Travel surcharge applies to courts and locations outside south east

We will always try to accommodate our clients where we can. With over 20 years of Criminal Law experience, we can provide clients with personal and knowledgeable advice. Why not make use of our free telephone consultation by completing the online enquiry form below and see how we can help you today.

What we do.

Lucinda Dore Solicitors are highly experienced in Benefit Fraud having specialised in this niche area of law for many years. In short, we will be by your side to make sure that you are well represented, whether you accept the allegation or not.

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  • 20 years of experience.

    We have a remarkably successful reputation for defending benefit overpayments and fraud allegations and have been assisting benefit claimants facing Benefit Fraud allegations by the DWP (Jobcentre), HMRC and local authorities for over 20 years.

  • Bespoke advice. 

    Most of our clients have never been in trouble with the law before and are usually professionals or parents who don't know where to turn to. We will tailor our advice to each individual client, providing bespoke personal representation.

  • Robust representation.

    Our reputation leads us to assist clients all around the country. We can assist you from start to finish with the Benefit Appeal (including the Tribunal) if you disagree with the overpayment, represent you at your Interview under Caution, and at your court hearing if needed.