Criminal Defence Solicitors in Milton Keynes

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Lawtons Criminal Law Solicitors
314 Midsummer Boulevard
Milton Keynes

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0333 577 0522

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Have you been arrested or charged with an offence in Milton Keynes? Lawtons Solicitors is one of the most respected law firms in the South East of England and we specialise in providing expert legal advice and assistance to people in your position. Contact us without delay on 0333 577 0522 to safeguard your future.

We have offices in Milton Keynes as well as across the Home Counties and London, and can offer defensive legal representation to clients across the region. No matter the crime in question, and whether it is you, or a family member seeking help, we are able to offer the kind of urgent assistance that will set you on the right track through this process. By your side throughout, we will work with you at every stage to achieve the best possible outcome.

 Expert solicitors here for you 24 hours a day

At Lawtons we can provide 24-hour police station assistance at Milton Keynes Police Station and all other police stations we cover in the Thames Valley Police area. If you have been detained at a police station it is urgent that you seek professional legal assistance before taking part in a police interview of any sort. If you have received a postal requisition, please contact us urgently to discuss your options.

The more innocent you are of the offence in question, the more crucial it is that you are represented by an experienced solicitor. Even at a voluntary police interview this is highly recommended.

Protecting your future in court

Our team of criminal lawyers regularly represent and defend clients in cases held across Milton Keynes and the surrounding area including:

Our coverage also includes Northamptonshire and in particular, criminal defence cases dealt with at the Northampton Police Criminal Justice Centre.

We understand that no two clients – and no two cases – are the same, and we pride ourselves on providing a uniquely tailored and personalised service that reflects your particular needs and circumstances. Being accused of a crime is a highly distressing time and we are here to guide and support you.

Get in touch with our solicitors in Milton Keynes today

If you, or someone that you know, needs the urgent help of an established criminal defence solicitor in Milton Keynes, contact us without delay for immediate assistance.

Criminal Defence Solicitors based in Milton Keynes and the South

Sexual Offence Solicitors

Being accused of a sexual offence can leave your reputation in tatters, even if you are innocent. Our team of specialist solicitors offer expert representation and will examine every aspect of your case to prepare the best defence possible. Protect your future with Lawtons.


Violent Crime & Serious Assault Solicitors

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.


Driving & Motoring Offence Solicitors in London

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.


Regulatory Offences Solicitors

If you or your business is being investigated for a regulatory offence, the consequences could be far-reaching and do irreversible damage to your reputation. From fire safety breaches to tax offences, our specialist regulatory offence solicitors are up to date on the very latest legal developments and will meticulously examine every detail of your case.


Drug and Firearm Offence Specialists

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.


Burglary, Criminal Damage & Theft Solicitors

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.

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Do I need an appointment to get legal advice?

We are happy to offer legal advice by phone or in person, but if you visit us at our Milton Keynes office you will need to make an appointment in advance. Please get in touch and we will be happy to assist you.

What areas of law do Lawtons specialise in?

At Lawtons, we take pride in having a team of specialists with wide-ranging knowledge, and you can scroll down the page to see what particular types of offence we have the greatest experience in. Check our news pages to see the outcomes of recent criminal cases we have been involved with.

What happens after I have been questioned by the police?

After a police interview, you will either be released without charge, released on bail, released under investigation or charged with the offence in question. Whatever the outcome, Lawtons are here to support and assist you.

Latest News

Succesful Sex Offenders Register Removal Appeal

8th April 2024

Dawn McKnight, Partner at Lawtons Solicitors, was instructed by a client who wished to appeal her Notification Requirements on the Sex Offenders register. Our client was convicted and sentenced to serious child sex offences, which meant indefinite notification requirements applied. Our client had committed no further offences and had no breaches of her notification requirements.  […]

No Further Action Achieved in Abuse of Trust Case

2nd April 2024

Dawn McKnight, Partner in our Private team, successfully secures no further action for a client accused of sexual activity in abuse of trust. Thames Valley Police arrested the headteacher at a school and escorted him out of the building in full view of his colleagues and pupils. Having never had any prior involvement with the […]

Successful Outcome in Totting Up Driving Disqualification Case

26th March 2024

Dawn McKnight, Partner at Lawton Solicitors, was instructed by a client facing disqualification under the ‘Totting up procedure’. The client had 9 points already on his licence and was summoned to court to receive a further 3 points, meaning he was liable for a minimum of 6 months disqualification from driving. Having engaged with the […]