Leading criminal defence solicitors in London

Lawtons Solicitors is a leading criminal defence law firm that specialises in all aspects of criminal law in London.

We have a wealth of experience in providing criminal defence services across the city, with our team of specialist criminal defence lawyers providing successful defence and expert legal assistance for our clients.

If you are looking for specialist criminal defence solicitors in London, Lawtons solicitors will be able to help you.

What do criminal defence solicitors do?

Criminal defence solicitors provide legal advice plus legal representation should you be accused of a criminal offence.

The duties of a criminal defence lawyer encompass every aspect of the law, with the exception of advocacy (participation in court proceedings) as this is usually within the remit of a barrister.

Whether you need legal advice on an aspect of the law or you’re seeking expert legal representation, the team of criminal solicitors at Lawtons – an established London criminal law firm – will be able to assist and advise you.

What type of cases do criminal defence solicitors act in?

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

Driving and speeding offence solicitors 

We can represent you in a range of traffic offences, from speeding and traffic light offences to driving under the influence and death by dangerous driving

Drug offence solicitors

If you are accused of possessing, producing, importing, distributing or supplying drugs, our specialist drug offence lawyers can help

Firearm 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  

Sexual offence solicitors 

If you are accused of committing a recent or historic sexual offence – including rape or sexual assault – our specialist lawyers can represent you

Indecent image solicitors 

We can represent you in indecent image related cases including charges of possession, making or distributing such material

Serious violence and assault solicitors 

If you have been accused of committing serious violent assault, including common assault, racially aggravated assault or premeditated assault, we can represent you

Burglary, theft and criminal damage solicitors in London  

We can represent you in all cases of burglary, theft and criminal damage, including theft of property and damage to property

Business crime solicitors

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

Cyber crime solicitors 

We can represent you in all cases of cyber crime, including identity theft, phishing and obtaining unauthorised access

Serious crime solicitors in London

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

Regulatory offence solicitors

We can represent you if you are accused of committing a regulatory offence including fire safety, health and safety, HMRC and Trading Standards breaches  

If you find yourself accused of a criminal offence, seek expert legal representation from a criminal defence solicitor as soon as you are able.

Need urgent assistance from a criminal law solicitor in London?

At Lawtons are able to provide 24-hour legal representation, including assistance at police stations. We can also provide legal advice over the phone or in person at our London office.

(Please note, our London office is by appointment only.)

If you have been detained by the police, it is vital that an expert criminal defence solicitor is present before a police interview or any formal questioning takes place. You should therefore seek expert legal representation from a criminal defence lawyer as soon as you are able.

If you are asked to attend any police station in London on a voluntary basis, we are able to 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 handle criminal cases at both magistrates’ courts and crown courts in London.

We understand the specific needs of individual cases and clients and provide personalised legal advice and assistance for any criminal charges that have been made against you.

Our criminal law solicitors in London 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 London criminal lawyer, please get in touch with us:

Lawtons Criminal Law Solicitors – London
24 Greville St, Farringdon

Telephone: 0203 553 5741

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Please note, our London office is appointment only. Please contact us to make an appointment.

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  1. Why choose Lawtons?
  2. 24 hour police station assistance
  3. Legal insights and resources
  4. Specialist areas
  5. Criminal courts

Cases which we have successfully defended in London include:

  1. Indecent images – Harrow Crown Court – February 2018
  2. Drugs supply case – Inner London Crown Court – January 2018
  3. Risk of miscarriage of justice averted – October 2017
  4. ABH cases dropped after brawl in Camden Assembly Rooms, London – February 2017