Lawtons Solicitors are a leading firm of Criminal Law Solicitors in London who also offer their services within Cambridge and across Cambridgeshire.

If you need expert legal representation in Cambridge, our team of specialist criminal defence solicitors, barristers, advocates and police duty legal representatives can help.

Every case warrants defence, no matter how severe. At Lawtons we have a wealth of experience in providing expert legal defence for our clients in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

What do criminal defence solicitors do?

Providing legal advice and legal representation if you are accused of committing a criminal offence, criminal defence solicitors can represent you in every aspect of the law other than advocacy (participation in court proceedings) as this is within the remit of a barrister.

Whether you or a family member need legal advice on an specific aspect of the law or you’re seeking expert legal representation, the experienced team of criminal solicitors at Lawtons – an established Cambridge criminal law firm – will be able to assist you.

What type of cases do criminal defence solicitors act in?

No matter the severity of the criminal offence you are accused of, the team at Lawtons Cambridge will be able to represent you.

With extensive experience in the field of criminal defence, Lawtons’ criminal defence solicitors can provide specialist legal advice and representation in criminal cases including:

Sexual offence solicitors

If you are accused of committing a recent or historic sexual offence such as rape or sexual assault, our specialist lawyers can represent you

Serious violence and assault solicitors

We can represent you in cases of serious violent assault including common assault, premeditated assault and racially aggravated assault

Driving and speeding offence solicitors

If you are accused of committing a traffic offence such as speeding, a traffic light offence, driving under the influence or causing death by dangerous driving, we can represent you

Fraud, financial and business crime solicitors

If you are accused of committing a business crime – including allegations of fraud, money laundering, false accounting, fraudulent trading and professional misconduct, we can represent you

Firearm and drug offence solicitors

We can represent you in all firearms offence cases, including possession of an illegal firearm and using a firearm without the correct licence.

Our drug offence lawyers can represent you if you are accused of producing, possessing, importing, distributing or supplying drugs

Cyber crime solicitors

If you are accused of committing a cyber crime offence – including identity theft, phishing and obtaining unauthorised access – we can represent you

Burglary, theft and criminal damage solicitors

We can represent you if you are accused of committing burglary, theft or criminal damage, including theft of property and damage to property

Indecent image solicitors

If you are accused of committing an indecent image related offence such as possessing, making or distributing indecent material, we can represent you

Serious crime solicitors 

If you are accused of a serious criminal offence such as rape, murder, violence, certain drug offences or corruption, we can represent you

If you find yourself accused of a criminal offence, it’s essential to seek expert legal representation from a specialist criminal defence solicitor as soon as you are able.

Do you need urgent assistance from a criminal law solicitor?

We provide 24-hour legal representation, including assistance at police stations in Cambridge and Peterborough. We can also provide legal advice over the phone or in person at our Cambridge office (by appointment only.)

If you have been detained by the police, contact an expert criminal defence solicitor to represent you before a police interview and before any formal questioning takes place. Seek expert legal representation from a criminal defence lawyer as soon as you are able.

If you are asked to attend a police station in Cambridge on a voluntary basis, we can offer expert assistance and help to guide you through the procedure. Specialist criminal defence representation is advised if you are requested to attend the police station for a voluntary interview.

Representing you in court

Lawtons’ team of criminal defence solicitors regularly represent and defend clients in criminal cases at magistrates’ courts and crown courts across Cambridgeshire including:

  • Cambridge county court
  • Cambridge magistrates’ court
  • Peterborough magistrates’ court
  • Huntingdon magistrates’ court

We understand that each individual case and client varies and we provide personalised legal advice and assistance for any criminal charges that have been made against you.

Our criminal law solicitors in Cambridge will work with you to obtain the best possible outcome in your individual case.

If you are in urgent need of legal assistance or advice from a criminal lawyer in Cambridge or Peterborough, please get in touch with us:

Lawtons Criminal Law Solicitors – Cambridge

CB1 Business Centre

20 Station Road



Telephone: 01223 636 890

Please note, our Cambridge office is by appointment only.

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