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8th August 2017

The Right Result – Client Acquitted after Re-Trial

This defendant faced an Indictment in a very sad case involving death by careless driving involving a young child. It was alleged that the defendant carelessly drove onto a shared driveway and in the process ran over the child causing the death. The defendant denied the allegations, his defence being that although he accepted responsibility […] Read More >

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8th August 2017

Acquittal in Case of Serious Historic Sexual Abuse

Our client at Liverpool Crown Court faced Trial in connection with very serious historic sexual offences on a young child, who had been aged between 3 and 5yrs.  It was alleged that at the time when these serious offences had taken place that our client would have been between 13 and 16 yrs. The Trial […] Read More >

8th August 2017

The Right Result – Client Acquitted after Re-Trial

This defendant faced an Indictment in a very sad case involving death by careless driving involving a young child. It was alleged that the defendant carelessly drove onto a shared driveway and in the process ran over the child causing the death. The defendant denied the allegations, his defence being that although he accepted responsibility […] Read More >

8th August 2017

Acquittal in Case of Serious Historic Sexual Abuse

Our client at Liverpool Crown Court faced Trial in connection with very serious historic sexual offences on a young child, who had been aged between 3 and 5yrs.  It was alleged that at the time when these serious offences had taken place that our client would have been between 13 and 16 yrs. The Trial […] Read More >

3rd August 2017

Indecent images – 4th Conviction – Lawtons’ client avoids immediate Prison this time round

By taking the time to go beyond the mere facts of the offences, the expert team at Lawtons were able to persuade the Judge at Winchester Crown Court not to impose yet another immediate custodial sentence for a client who had three convictions already for downloading and possessing indecent images and had already been sent […] Read More >

16th June 2017

Lawtons client cleared of Rape and ABH

Our client was accused of committing series of nasty assaults over a sustained period of time and raping his ex-partner, these were always denied and with expert representation he was cleared of all of them. Read More >

14th June 2017

Client from St Albans caught supplying drugs avoids immediate prison sentence

Our 40-year-old client was transporting the drugs to pay off a debt when he was stopped while driving his car in St Albans on 14 October last year. Read More >

17th May 2017

Not Guilty verdicts in Indecent Images case at Basildon Crown Court

The ordeal of two of our clients is finally over when, on 2nd May, the cases against them were finally brought to an end, almost three years after the police executed search warrants at their homes. Read More >

12th May 2017

Case dropped on Fraud Charge at Luton Crown Court

Our client and his wife were arrested and prosecuted for the serious offence of being involved in a complex conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation. Read More >

9th May 2017

Client facing blackmail charge avoids immediate prison

Our client had been invited into the Police station on a voluntary basis, where he was questioned by the police on suspicion of blackmail. Without realising the significance or seriousness of the allegations, he didn’t take legal advice. Read More >

8th May 2017

Client acquitted of Rape after Prosecution throw their hand in at Birmingham Crown Court

Our client was charged with 4 allegations of rape against his estranged wife. Thankfully, by adopting a robust and proactive defence tactic in this case, we were able to persuade the prosecution that the case should not continue. Read More >

23rd March 2017

Paralegal and trainee solicitor job opportunity

Lawtons Solicitors are a large but friendly and well established Criminal law practice, with offices in a number of areas across the home counties and London. We are specifically looking to recruit paralegals and potential trainee solicitors for our Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire based offices. Read More >

8th March 2017

Judge stops trial in sexual assault case due to witness inconsistencies

Lawtons represented a man who had been accused of a serious sexual assault. It was submitted by his legal team that the case should be stopped due to inconsistencies. Read More >

1st March 2017

Not guilty verdict on gross negligence manslaughter charge

In a unique prosecution of a client for gross negligence manslaughter, Lawtons Solicitors secured an acquittal following a successful submission of no case to answer at the conclusion of the Prosecution case. Read More >

24th February 2017

Rape acquittal at Cambridge Crown Court

Lawtons represented a man accused of committing rape and serious sexual related offences that were allegedly committed in a domestic situation. After thorough preparation and through careful questioning, Lawtons were able to establish that the complaints were unreliable and undermined. Read More >

23rd February 2017

Lawtons’ Represent only Defendant acquitted in complex firearms conspiracy

The client was arrested in a car in which a loaded firearm was found. Whilst he denied any knowledge of the item in question, the prosecution alleged that he was a critical part of a complex conspiracy involving the movement of firearms and ammunition. Read More >

10th February 2017

Luton Man Gets Just 28-Months After Shooting Friend With Firearm

The 27 year old fired a gun, wounding his friend and leaving the bullet shell in the ceiling of his flat. He was sentenced to just 28 months imprisonment. Read More >