Leading criminal defence solicitors

Lawtons Solicitors is a leading criminal defence law firm in Luton. Specialising in all aspects of criminal law, if you need expert legal representation in Luton or across Bedfordshire, we will be able to help you.

We are experienced in defending even the most severe criminal cases, with our team of specialist criminal defence lawyers providing successful defence and expert legal assistance in all aspects of criminal law.

We also have a London office if that is more convenient for you.

What type of criminal cases can we represent you in?

Our specialist criminal defence solicitors provide legal advice plus legal representation in criminal offence cases.

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

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

Experienced in all areas of criminal law, Lawtons’ Luton criminal defence solicitors can provide specialist legal advice and representation in criminal cases including:

Sexual offence solicitors

We can represent you in all sexual offence cases including rape, sexual assault and historic sexual assault

Serious violence and assault solicitors

If you have been accused of committing common assault, racially aggravated assault or premeditated assault, we can help you. We can also represent you in cases of serious violent assault

Driving and speeding offence solicitors

From speeding and traffic light offences to driving under the influence and death by dangerous driving, we can represent you in a range of traffic offence cases

Fraud, financial and business crime solicitors

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

Firearm offences solicitors  

If you are accused of a firearms offence  – including possession of an illegal firearm and using a firearm without the correct licence – we can represent you

Drug offence solicitors

Our specialist drug offence lawyers can represent you in all drug offences including claims of possessing, producing, importing, distributing and supplying drugs

Indecent image solicitors

If you are accused of possession, making or distributing indecent images, we can represent you

Cyber crime solicitors

We can represent you if you are accused of committing cyber crime, including cases of identity theft, phishing and obtaining unauthorised access

Burglary, theft and criminal damage solicitors

We can represent you in all cases of burglary, theft and criminal damage across Luton and Bedfordshire

Serious crime solicitors

If you are accused of committing a serious criminal offence in Luton or Bedfordshire such as ABH, GBH, rape, murder, violence, certain drug offences or terrorism, we can represent you.

24 hour legal assistance

At Lawtons are able to provide 24-hour legal representation. We can also provide legal advice in person at our Luton office or over the phone.

If you have been detained by the police, it is vital that an expert criminal defence solicitor is present before any form of formal questioning or a police interview takes place. If you have been detained at a police station you should seek expert legal representation from a specialist criminal defence lawyer as soon as you are able to do so.

If you are asked to attend any police station in Luton or Bedfordshire on a voluntary basis, we can attend the police station to guide and represent you through the procedure. Specialist criminal defence representation is highly recommended if you are requested to attend the police station for a voluntary interview.

Representing you in court

We are able to represent you in court as Lawtons’ team of criminal defence solicitors regularly handle criminal cases at Luton magistrate’s court and crown courts  across Bedfordshire and the home counties.

We understand that each individual case and client varies and we pride ourselves on providing personalised legal advice and assistance in any criminal charges that have been made against you.

Our specialist criminal law solicitors in Luton and Bedfordshire 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 solicitor in Luton, please get in touch with us:

Lawtons Criminal Law Solicitors – Luton
AW House

Stuart Street





Telephone: 0333 577 0522

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