CRIMINAL SOLICITORS


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

Call us for free legal advice from our top rated serious crime solicitors. We get many cases dropped by getting involved early. Getting a proper analysis of your case helps you know what steps you need to take to win the case and get your life back.

Exceptional win rate - 72% of our clients win their cases

Our criminal solicitors fight to win our clients’ cases and the proof is our results. Where a client doesn’t admit the allegation we win at trial or get the case dropped beforehand in 72% of cases.*

We listen carefully

We listen to you and treat your situation as if we were in your shoes. We don’t hire staff unless they have this mindset. Every case is supervised by one of the firm’s directors.

We investigate thoroughly

We do our own thorough investigation and find the best way to present your case to the police, to the prosecutor, or finally to the jury. This means phone, letters, and aggressive advocacy on your behalf at every stage.

Our criminal solicitors never give up

We never give up, and we fight until we get the result. That can mean early mornings, late nights, and commitment to go the extra mile.

We listen carefully

We listen to you and treat your situation as if we were in your shoes. We don’t hire staff unless they have this mindset. Every case is supervised by one of the firm’s directors.

We investigate thoroughly

We do our own thorough investigation and find the best way to present your case to the police, to the prosecutor, or finally to the jury. This means phone, letters, and aggressive advocacy on your behalf at every stage.

Our criminal solicitors never give up

We never give up, and we fight until we get the result. That can mean early mornings, late nights, and commitment to go the extra mile.

It is a mistake to assume that all criminal lawyers provide a similar service. Having a top law firm with a really good win rate on your side can make the difference between winning and losing. Don’t take the risk.

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* 72% of clients' cases resulted in case being discontinued at investigation or court stage, or not guilty verdict after trial. Data from all criminal clients between  02.2017 and 08.2019 - excludes cases where the client admitted the offence and chose to plead guilty.


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A selection of some of our solicitors' recent cases

  • Our client was accused of downloading and viewing indecent images. On the advice of his previous lawyers he had already pleaded guilty. He was not guilty of the offences, and our solicitors applied to have his guilty pleas cancelled or ‘vacated’.

  • Our client was an abuse survivor who had developed a pornography habit which included viewing indecent images. We liaised with his counsellor to show the court the progress he was making, and he was given a community order.

  • Our client worked in the industrial sector. He had developed a pornography addiction which eventually also involved indecent images. Our solicitors referred him for a psychological report which showed previously undiagnosed depression. He received a community order.

  • Our client was accused of sexual assault and making indecent images of children. We showed that the witnesses were professional thieves with a history of making sexual allegations against their victims. A not guilty verdict was ordered by the judge during the trial.

  • Our client was accused of downloading and viewing indecent images. On the advice of his previous lawyers he had already pleaded guilty. He was not guilty of the offences, and our sexual offence solicitors successfully applied to have his guilty pleas cancelled or ‘vacated’.

  • Our client was accused been accused of possessing indecent images.  Following considered and careful advice during the investigation stage of proceedings the police decided to take No Further Action.

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 criminal solicitors on the phone or in person, with no obligation, for free.

Non-judgmental listening

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

Expert opinion

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

Free time with a lawyer

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

Non-judgmental listening

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

Expert opinion

Our criminal solicitors 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:
  • What the law says What the possible or likely outcomes are

  • What steps you take to improve the situation

  • What we would charge to help, or if legal aid is a good option

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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.

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.

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ADVANTAGES OF CALLING US TODAY:

  • Our reviews show that we care and fight for each one of our clients.

  • We have an excellent track record since the 1970s and our serious crime solicitors have acted in some of the major trials of modern times. See below.

  • We believe that you are innocent until proven guilty, not the other way round, and we will fight for you on that basis.

  • If your case is serious or complex, we will look at the possibility of legal aid funding if private is not an option.

  • Our serious crime solicitors do the proactive investigation to prove your case as the police should have done the first time around.

Our criminal solicitors 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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