When you haven’t done anything wrong, instructing a defence solicitor can seem unnecessary - but the potential consequences of going it alone can be serious. Find out how a solicitor can help you with both investigations and court trials.
We’re with you from start to finish.
A criminal charge has potentially serious implications for your future, so facing a criminal investigation or prosecution is usually an incredibly daunting experience.
Our specialist criminal defence lawyers will ensure that your case is presented accurately, fairly and effectively. We will listen carefully and sympathetically, regardless of whether or not you have done anything wrong. And unlike other solicitors, we won’t hand you over to a stranger to represent you in court if your case requires it – from start to finish, you’ll deal directly with us.
Whatever the allegation and whatever your instructions, we’ll give you clear, straightforward advice so you can make well-informed decisions about your case, and more importantly, your future.
Contact us now to discuss your case and find out how we can help you.
Criminal defence articles
Got a specific question about criminal defence? Browse our selection of useful articles below, or get in touch if you can’t find what you’re looking for – we’re always happy to discuss your case, and will either help you directly or refer you to someone who can.
A simple guide to formal interviews, including who can conduct them, what to expect on the day, and whether you need a solicitor to be present.
What are polygraph tests (also called lie detector tests), how reliable are they, and what does the law say about how they can be used in court?
When does self-defence become murder, and what are the laws about defending your property?
Received a Single Justice Procedure Notice? Find out what the Single Justice Procedure means for defendants and what we can do to help.
Those convicted in a Magistrates' Court have an automatic right of appeal. Here we give an overview of the process, and outline your options for an appeal.
COMPENSATION FOR UNLAWFUL ARREST AND FALSE IMPRISONMENT
While the police and some other agencies have wide powers of arrest and detention, they must use these lawfully.
We can seek compensation on your behalf when an authority has arrested, detained or imprisoned you unlawfully.
Whether you have been wrongly detained at the hands of the police or immigration authorities, or through mistakes made by the courts and prisons, contact us now for confidential advice and assistance on your false imprisonment case.