Lawtons Criminal Law Solicitors
28 Baddow Road, Chelmsford
Leading criminal defence law firm in Essex
Have you or a family member been arrested or charged with an offence? Lawtons Solicitors provide specialist legal representation across Essex. By contacting us without delay on 0333 577 0522 you will receive expert help from one of the most respected law firms in South East England, which has local offices in London as well as the surrounding counties.
Our team of experienced solicitors, barristers, advocates and police duty legal representatives in Essex can help, no matter the nature of your case. We have a wealth of experience in providing comprehensive legal defence for our clients in a wide range of areas of criminal law.
Each individual case and client varies. We understand this, and provide personalised legal advice and assistance. Contacting Lawtons urgently is the first step on the road to obtaining the best possible outcome in your case, and we will work closely with you to achieve this, every step of the way.
What to do if you have been arrested or charged with an offence
Being arrested is a stressful and often lonely experience, but help is at hand – and the more innocent you are, the more urgently you need legal assistance. Whether you or a family member needs urgent legal advice regarding a specific aspect of the law or you are seeking expert legal representation in Essex, our experienced team of criminal solicitors are a phone call away and will be able to assist and guide you through the process.
Get in touch for legal advice, by phone or in person, if you are accused of committing a criminal offence.
How can our team of criminal defence solicitors help you?
24 hour police station assistance across Essex
Lawtons provide a 24 hour police station assistance service, representing clients at police stations including:
Representation in court
- Chelmsford magistrates’ and Crown Court
- Southend magistrates’ and Crown Court
- Basildon magistrates’ and Crown Court
- Colchester magistrates’ court
If you have been detained by the police, it is vital to contact an expert criminal defence solicitor to represent you before a police interview and before any formal questioning takes place.
Get in touch
If you are in urgent need of legal assistance or advice from a criminal lawyer in Essex, please get in touch with us.
Criminal Defence Solicitors based in Essex and the South
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Serious Violence and Assault Offences
With decades of experience in defending extremely serious offences, our specialist team of solicitors will work tirelessly alongside you if you are accused of violence or assault. The severity of the punishment depends on the severity of the crime, and whatever the unique circumstances of your case, Lawtons will focus on achieving the best possible outcome.VIEW SERVICE OFFERING
Driving and Speeding Offences
Depending on the circumstances, driving and speeding offences can have very serious implications for your future. We have extensive experience in defending motoring offences, and if you are facing an accusation we will guide you through this extremely stressful time. Could you continue as normal without a vehicle in your life? Get expert advice today, with us.VIEW SERVICE OFFERING
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Drug and Firearm Offences
The laws around drugs and firearms offences are complex, and sentences can be severe. If you or a member of your family becomes caught up in a case, you need specialist legal advice immediately to guide you through the entire process. We can support you from the first police interview right through to court proceedings.VIEW SERVICE OFFERING
Burglary, Theft and Criminal Damage
Don’t let a mistake put your future on the line. The punishments for burglary, theft and criminal damage can be severe. If you are accused, contact an expert solicitor at the earliest opportunity to begin building a robust defence to ensure the best possible outcome. At Lawtons we can guide you through this highly stressful experience.VIEW SERVICE OFFERING
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