Why Lawtons?

Lawtons Criminal Solicitors was set up in September 2004 with one aim; to provide outstanding 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. We’re specialists in criminal law and we don’t try to spread ourselves across lots of other fields.

Recognised Experts

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 London & the Home Counties 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.

Our Criminal Lawyers

  • Sohail Bashir - Lawtons Solicitors

    Sohail Bashir


  • Joanne Cestaro - Lawtons Solicitors

    Joanne Cestaro


  • Paul Dillon - Lawtons Solicitors

    Paul Dillon


  • Stephen Halloran - Lawtons Solicitors

    Stephen Halloran

    Director & Solicitor-Advocate

  • Andy Hobdell - Lawtons Solicitors

    Andy Hobdell


  • Lavina Hobdell - Lawtons Solicitors

    Lavina Hobdell


  • Dawn McKnight - Lawtons Solicitors

    Dawn McKnight


  • Andrew Morton - Lawtons Solicitors

    Andrew Morton


  • Russell Robinson - Lawtons Solicitors

    Russell Robinson


  • Nick Seeley - Lawtons Solicitors

    Nick Seeley


  • Nick Titchener - Lawtons Solicitors

    Nick Titchener

    Director & Solicitor-Advocate

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