Why Lawtons?

Lawtons Criminal Solicitors was established with one aim: to provide the best possible legal advice to those accused of criminal offences. Our aim remains exactly the same today.

Criminal specialists

Our lawyers only work in the areas of law that they know best. You’ll be defended by experts in criminal law, who’ve won many cases and will provide the specialist legal guidance your case needs.

Recognised experts

Your future is in good hands: we’ve been independently recognised as a leading criminal law firm, by both The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Complete support

From the moment you ask us to deal with your case, we’ll provide the constant support and understanding you need – without any jargon or judgement.

A well-earned reputation

We’re one of the largest specialist criminal solicitors in London and the surrounding counties. Since we concentrate on one area of law. you know our time is devoted to criminal law and how it affects your case.



We’re 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 for being ‘very highly regarded’ for criminal work. While the Law Society gave us their excellence award for practice management, Lexcel.

We’re also members of the replacement of the Serious Fraud Panel (the Very High Cost Case scheme), which highlights how much authorities trust in our expertise.