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Criminal Defence

Criminal Defence Solicitors

If you have been accused of committing an offence, arrested, charged or are being investigated, Farleys’ expert criminal defence solicitors can help, and are available to assist 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

As one of the most experienced and long established crime teams in the UK, our combined experience and expertise means that we can provide comprehensive legal advice and guidance for all types of criminal matters, from initial arrest through to police station interviews and court proceedings, at the Magistrates Court, Crown Court or Court of Appeal.

From motoring offences to more serious and complex criminal matters such as fraud, get in touch with our criminal defence team today via email or on our 24 hour emergency line: 01254 606050

Our services include:

Our Experience

Highly regarded by our clients and the legal profession alike, our team have won a number of awards and have been ranked as a top tier criminal defence firm for over 10 years by the Legal 500 and Chambers guides to the legal profession.

Our years of experience mean that we are able to draw upon the expertise of a national network of leading legal and professional experts, including forensic analysis scientists, medical experts, accident reconstruction experts, barristers and accountants, who can help us to ensure that your interests are properly protected and defended at all times.

Our lawyers can attend at any police station interview under caution free of charge.

We also offer advice and representation to those who are being investigated by a regulatory body such as HMRC or the Financial Conduct Authority.

We defend clients across the UK in a wide range of criminal law matters. Please see the map below for a selection of our recent work. (Click the pins for more detail)

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Hereford: 52.055400, -2.715170
Worcester CC: 52.190698, -2.224215
Maidstone: 51.272178, 0.534691
Stafford CC: 52.848100, -2.176360
Harrow CC: 51.566670, -0.333330
Southampton CC: 50.941582, -1.472281
Nottingham CC: 52.974203, -1.164711
Southwark CC: 51.467160, -0.060600
Old Bailey: 51.515830, -0.101910
Blackfriars CC: 51.502428, -0.100116
Chester CC: 53.207393, -2.881343
Carlisle Cases: 54.889669, -2.934311
Newcastle CC: 54.987630, -1.633844
Colne - Murder Acquittal: 53.856800, -2.169120
Birmingham Cases: 52.481400, -1.899830
Preston Crown Court: 53.763934, -2.703710
Cases in London: 51.508500, -0.125740
Liverpool Crown Court: 53.410600, -2.977940
Burnley CC: 53.800000, -2.233330
Leeds Crown Court: 53.796200, -1.539850
Blackburn: 53.749700, -2.479750
Sheffield Cases: 53.383000, -1.465900
Manchester Crown Court: 53.479100, -2.244100
Bolton CC: 53.578700, -2.466970
Wood Green CC: 51.602200, -0.112568
Mold CC: 53.166700, -3.141430
Stoke on Trent: 53.018000, -2.164550
Bradford: 53.792856, -1.750259
Plymouth CC: 50.371300, -4.142570
Shrewsbury CC: 52.707900, -2.754010
Leicester CC: 52.636800, -1.131230
Lincoln CC: 53.233600, -0.539217
Barrow CC: 54.126500, -3.212340
Teeside CC (Middlesborough): 54.576000, -1.234400
Kingston Upon Thames: 51.409600, -0.306262
Derby CC: 52.921300, -1.476150
Dudley CC: 52.511500, -2.082010
Bristol CC: 51.453800, -2.597300
Northampton CC: 52.241300, -0.886896
Caernarfon CC: 53.139000, -4.269190
Hull CC: 53.744500, -0.332005
York CC: 53.958700, -1.061440
Swansea CC: 51.621100, -3.946780

 

 Funding your Case

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.

Find out more about how your criminal defence can be funded.

 

Contact a Criminal Defence Solicitor

Our team of expert criminal defence solicitors are on hand to assist wherever you are and can defend you 24 hours a day. If you are accused of an offence, have been arrested, charged or are on bail, please contact us as soon as possible.

To speak to an experienced criminal defence lawyer today please call 0333 331 4448 or email us. Alternatively, the team can be contacted on our 24 hour emergency line by calling 01254 606050.

You can find out more about the rest of our team here

What people say about us

“Paul is a very able and experienced practitioner who brings a clear, level head to the table “

Legal 500 

2017-08-31T15:56:00+00:00

Legal 500 

“Paul is a very able and experienced practitioner who brings a clear, level head to the table “
The ‘tactically astute’ Bridgette Hibbert is praised for her knowledge of all aspects of business crime and regulatory matters; she ‘rapidly identifies the relevant issues in complex cases, easily develops a rapport with clients and has the knack of explaining complicated issues in simple terms’.

Legal 500 Guide 2017

2017-11-01T11:52:03+00:00

Legal 500 Guide 2017

The ‘tactically astute’ Bridgette Hibbert is praised for her knowledge of all aspects of business crime and regulatory matters; she ‘rapidly identifies the relevant issues in complex cases, easily develops a rapport with clients and has the knack of explaining complicated issues in simple terms’.
“The intrinsic warmth of Paul Schofield’s personality allied to his tremendous expertise.”

 Solicitor Client

2017-08-31T15:58:39+00:00

 Solicitor Client

“The intrinsic warmth of Paul Schofield’s personality allied to his tremendous expertise.”
“Paul Schofield is absolutely first class, with a very good grasp of client care. Paul’s ability to put the client at ease is second to none. “

Legal 500

2017-08-31T15:54:48+00:00

Legal 500

“Paul Schofield is absolutely first class, with a very good grasp of client care. Paul’s ability to put the client at ease is second to none. “
Laura Walmsley is ‘meticulous – she has a knack for detecting and unpicking flaws in the prosecution case and is the solicitor every defendant would want on their side’.

Legal 500 Guide 2017

2017-11-01T11:50:11+00:00

Legal 500 Guide 2017

Laura Walmsley is ‘meticulous – she has a knack for detecting and unpicking flaws in the prosecution case and is the solicitor every defendant would want on their side’.
“Five star operator Paul Schofield is accessible, has the human touch and is one of the best solicitors I have ever dealt with “

Chambers & Partners

2017-08-31T15:55:24+00:00

Chambers & Partners

“Five star operator Paul Schofield is accessible, has the human touch and is one of the best solicitors I have ever dealt with “
Bridgette Hibbert has proved to be an absolute specialist in my case against Trading Standards. Incredibly experienced and superbly efficient. Bridgette believed in me and went way past her call of duty, helping me and my wife get through 3 horrendous years. Bridgette, we will always be indebted to you. Thank you

Mr M , Company Director

2017-11-01T11:51:13+00:00

Mr M , Company Director

Bridgette Hibbert has proved to be an absolute specialist in my case against Trading Standards. Incredibly experienced and superbly efficient. Bridgette believed in me and went way past her call of duty, helping me and my wife get through 3 horrendous years. Bridgette, we will always be indebted to you. Thank you
Paul is "superb and vastly experienced" and "leaves no stone unturned for his clients and is the master of patient strategy"

Legal 500 Guide 2017

2017-10-24T15:01:42+00:00

Legal 500 Guide 2017

Paul is "superb and vastly experienced" and "leaves no stone unturned for his clients and is the master of patient strategy"
“I just can’t thank you enough. You have all been so brilliant. I could not have had better support personally and legally, I will never ever forget it” 

Mr G

2017-08-31T15:57:55+00:00

Mr G

“I just can’t thank you enough. You have all been so brilliant. I could not have had better support personally and legally, I will never ever forget it” 

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