Top Rated Criminal Defence Solicitors

If your career, reputation or freedom are at stake, our criminal solicitors are ready to protect you

If you call our expert criminal lawyers for a free case review we will show you the way forward to getting the best result. We win many cases, and most of our clients even avoid having to go to trial. We offer private representation for affordable fixed fees, and in serious or complex cases we can work on legal aid.

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FREE CASE REVIEW

What do I get and how does it work?

Free time with a lawyer

You get dedicated time with one of our specialist lawyers on the phone or in person, with no obligation, for free.

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Non-judgmental listening

When we’re talking with you, we promise to be always non-judgmental and sensitive to what you’re going through.

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Expert opinion

We start by asking you questions so we can understand what’s going on, and we listen carefully to what you tell us.

Then we will be able to give you a clear and straightforward explanation of:

  1. What the law says?
  2. What the possible or likely outcomes are?
  3. What steps you take to improve the situation?
  4. What we would charge to help, or if legal aid is a good option?

How long will my free case review last?

Less serious cases

In some cases which are less serious or complex, it may be ten or twenty minutes on the phone.

Serious cases

In more serious or difficult situations we may need an hour or two in person to go through things with you properly.

Unable to help

If it’s obvious straight away that we wouldn’t be able to help, we’ll tell you straight away and point you in the right direction to find lawyers who can help.

specialists in serious and complex cases

We have acted in some of the most important trials of the last forty years including:

  1. The final trial in The Buckingham Palace Bribery Case, in which our client achieved the only not guilty verdict.
  2. The Supreme Court murder case of Hookway, which led to the Police Bail Crisis of 2011, then rush emergency legislation by the government, and finally the reform of bail law under the Policing and Crime Act 2017.
  3. The defence of Warren Allen, wrongfully accused of the murder of Kelvin Easton, the so-called ‘unavenged killing’ linked to the police shooting of Mark Duggan, which in turn sparked the London Riots.
  4. The 2018-2019 Unaoil Bribery Case, in which members of the Western oil industry companies are accused of paying bribes for contracts to rebuild Iraq’s oil infrastructure, widely reported as the World’s Biggest Bribe Scandal.
  5. Representation of several defendants in criminal proceedings resulting from the Rotherham sexual abuse scandal.

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private and legal aid accepted

We handle all criminal cases including:

With a strong and persuasive lawyer, the chance of winning a case is much higher.

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focusing on protecting your clean record

Advantages of calling us today

  1. Our reviews show that we care and fight for our clients.
  2. We make sure that your case is handled with discretion from the very first call, and that we only share information about your case with someone if we have your permission.
  3. We have an excellent track record since the 1970s and our criminal solicitors have acted in some of the most important trials of modern times. See below.
  4. We focus on getting the case dropped early where possible so you do not have to go to court.
  5. We believe that you are innocent until proven guilty, not the other way round, and we will fight for you on that basis.
  6. Our criminal solicitors do the proactive investigation to prove your case as the police should have done the first time around.

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How to get the best result for the client in a criminal case?

representation nationwide

We accept clients throughout England and Wales in our offices around the country

If it’s a case we can take on, we’ll defend you at any police station or court in England or Wales. We have offices in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Salford, and we’re happy to have a consultation with you on the phone or in person.

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specialists in serious and complex cases

Discuss your options with a specialist criminal solicitor

Mary Monson

Mary Monson

Principal

Joseph Kotrie Monson

Joseph Kotrie Monson

Lawyer

Liam Kotrie

Liam Kotrie

Lawyer

Alex Chowdhury

Alex Chowdhury

Lawyer

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