Here at Farleys we have a dedicated, experienced and expert team of solicitors who specialise in defending individuals and businesses under investigation or who have been accused of being involved in business or ‘white collar’ crime.
The department was established by partner Paul Schofield, who has over thirty years’ experience defending in the most serious and complex cases involving fraud and business crime. The team has grown significantly and is now an award winning and nationally renowned leader this field, recognised as such in independent guides to the legal profession Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.
If you are under investigation, have been arrested or charged with an offence you should contact our team without delay. We are available by telephone on 0333 331 5648 email us, or if you have an emergency situation you can contact us on our 24 hour emergency number – 01254 606050.Request A Call Back
Our team specialise in the defence of the most serious, complex and specialist business crime cases. We can provide advice and representation throughout a case from initial investigation to the conclusion of any proceedings or prosecution.
We can assist in most types of investigations and prosecutions including:
Farleys Solicitors have a contract with the Legal Aid Agency. Legal Aid for criminal matters is available in many cases, subject to your financial circumstances.
With in-house corporate and commercial expertise and a network of skilled experts in accounting, telephony, forensic analysis and advocacy on hand to assist, you can be assured we will provide you with a bespoke service and create the best defence team available.
We understand that being investigated or charged with an offence can be a very stressful and daunting experience and we pride ourselves on providing a professional and personalised service, where you can feel safe in the knowledge that we will work tirelessly to get you the best outcome possible in your case.
Whilst our specialist team is predominantly based across the North West within several offices including Manchester, Preston and Blackburn, we also offer appointments at our London office. Location is not an issue to us; we have a national client base.