Our lawyers only work in the areas of law that they know best. We’re specialists in criminal law and we don’t try to spread ourselves across lots of other fields.
You can feel safe in the knowledge that we’ve been independently recognised as a leading criminal law firm by both The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
Wealth of Experience
We have specialist teams of solicitors who are able to deal with the full range of criminal offences. "According to clients, Lawtons Solicitors 'has no limits in terms of the gravity of cases it can manage'" - 2017 Legal 500.
About Lawtons Criminal Solicitors
We are one of the largest specialist criminal solicitors in England & Wales and have been able to expand our geographic coverage as a result of our reputation. We concentrate on one area of law so you know our time is devoted to criminal law and how it affects your case.
In the 2016 Chambers & Partners Guide, Lawtons are one of the top 4 ranked National Leaders in Criminal Defence work outside of London.
We are recognised by the Legal 500 as being a Leading Firm in the South East of England for our specialist work and “providing a first class service” and that we are “very highly regarded” for criminal work.
The quality service we provide and the ability of our lawyers has been recognised by the award of the Law Society’s excellence award for practice management, Lexcel.
We are also members of the replacement of the Serious Fraud Panel (the Very High Cost Case scheme) and have lawyers who specialise in diverse areas of criminal law. If you are charged with any type of criminal offence, we will have a specialist crime lawyer who can help you.