It is with great delight that we are able to announce that our criminal defence department has again been awarded a tier one ranking in the latest Legal 500 rankings published for 2020. This is the fifth consecutive year that the department has been...
Stephensons is a leading criminal defence firm. Our expert criminal defence solicitors and lawyers have extensive experience of successfully defending clients accused of the full range of criminal offences. Our criminal defence solicitors act for clients nationwide and we pride ourselves on achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients. For immediate advice from a member of our specialist team, please call 0203 816 1098 or complete our online enquiry form.
Our solicitors recognise that being investigated or charged with a serious criminal offence is a daunting prospect. Many of our clients have not had any previous dealings with the police or the courts and find the experience overwhelming and unsettling. We will guide you through this difficult process, providing specialist advice and reassurance from the first phone call through to the conclusion of the case. Our criminal defence lawyers recognise that it is essential to seek expert legal advice at the earliest possible opportunity, we operate a 24 hour call out service for those detained in police custody ensuring that we can respond to your needs without delay.
We have a large criminal defence department which includes four partners and a team of specialist solicitors, who have over 200 years of combined experience. A number of our defence lawyers are higher rights advocates who can represent clients from the first interview in the police station all the way through to a hearing in the Crown Court. Our experience includes dealing with all aspects of criminal defence. We have secured successful outcomes for clients facing the full range of criminal offences, including:
- Murder and manslaughter
- Rape and other sexual offences, including historic sexual offences
- GBH and other violent offences
- Possession with intent to supply and other drug offences
- Theft, robbery and burglary
- Assault allegations
- Fraud and business crime
If you require immediate representation we have highly skilled police station representatives available 24 hours a day all year round. If you require emergency assistance outside the normal working hours please call 07836 574 607.