We can provide expert free legal advice on any criminal investigation, whatever the stage of your case - Initial police investigation, where you have been charged and have to attend the Magistrates court, where you are facing charges or criminal proceedings in the Crown Court or where you or someone you know has been convicted and want to discuss your options.
Our specialist in Crime are available 24 hours a day and have extensive experience in criminal investigations and prosecutions. We are therefore able to offer an initial free consultation involving criminal matters. We may be able to provide limited assistance in other areas of law and will certainly be able to recommend a course of action.
Depending on the nature of your enquiry, we can arrange a video or telephone conference or a face to face consultation, depending on the nature of your needs.
No. There is no obligation for you to instruct us following the free legal advice session and there is no pre-requisites or requirements for you to be eligible.
Your consultation will be with an experienced qualified solicitor. Not a paralegal or "lawyer". The solicitor will have at least 10 years experience in criminal cases and will be able to advise you on any criminal matter.
The initial consultation enables us to give you advice so that you can make an informed decision about progressing your case. Once we have discussed your case, we can arrange a follow up to discuss all the issues that may arise. If you decide that you would wish us to proceed with taking your case further, we can request all of the paperwork in your case.
The Legal Aid scheme is run and monitored by the Legal Aid Agency. We are authorised by the Legal Aid Agency to apply for legal aid on your behalf. We can discuss eligibility with you and if necessary we can make the application on your behalf. In certain instances, we have the power to grant legal aid ourselves.
We are authorised by the Legal Aid Agency to apply for legal aid on your behalf. We will assess your eligibility with you and advise you of the documents that you will need and we will then make the application on your behalf. In some instances, depending on the nature of your case, we have the power to grant legal aid ourselves.