Being arrested, prosecuted or investigated for a criminal offence can have a huge impact on your life. You may be concerned about your career, your family and ultimately, your liberty.

If you find yourself in this situation, our expert criminal defence lawyers provide a discrete and sensitive service.

Similarly, if you have been arrested or interviewed under caution, you can contact us 24/7 for expert legal assistance.

Our Expertise In Criminal Law

Our expert solicitors have years of experience in defending people accused of crimes including fraud, minor road traffic matters and more serious criminal offences. Whether you have been accused of something minor or something serious, we will work tirelessly to protect your best interests and defend your reputation.

Criminal investigations can affect people from all walks of life. We’ve represented people from a range of industries, including:

  • Finance
  • Healthcare
  • Construction
  • Sport

Whatever your background and whatever your circumstances, we’ll fight to help you defend yourself against the accusations and charges.

Contact Us As Soon As Possible

We understand that being arrested or charged can be confusing and frightening. Our experts can help to ease your worries and give you the support you need at this worrying time.

If you find yourself under investigation or you've been arrested, call us as soon as you can. We’ll give you clear advice and support on what to do next.

For an initial discussion with no obligation, call us on 0370 1500 100. Alternatively contact us online and we will get back to you.

For general enquiries

0370 1500 100

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Awards & Accreditations

We're always proud to be recognised for the work we do for our clients and have been named as a leading firm in the latest legal guides - which provide information and recommendations about lawyers and law firms in the UK.

Legal 500 UK Top Tier Firm 2022
Legal 500 UK Leading Firm 2022
Chambers & Partners UK Top Ranked Firm 2022
APIL Accredited Practice
Legal 500 - 2024 Top Tier
Legal 500 - 2024 Leading Firm
Leading Firm 2023

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