Our Criminal Defence Services
Our renowned specialists offer a fully comprehensive criminal defence service and are recognised industry-wide for their expert capabilities:
Our crime team provide specialist police station representation and expert advice backed by a proactive approach. With the benefit of excellent legal guidance from our highly respected criminal defence lawyers, you will be in the best position possible. Remember, what happens in the police station can often have repercussions on your defence if the case develops, which makes getting the right representation vital. We also provide expert advice in relation to investigations conducted by other investigatory agencies.
We can provide guidance from a criminal lawyer with outstanding specialised knowledge in business crime and serious, high-value fraud. As a client of Freemans Solicitors you will be thoroughly assured of the most sophisticated levels of defence against accusations of the likes of bribery and corruption; conspiracy to defraud; money laundering; bank, currency and commodity fraud; false accounting and breaches of financial sanctions.
In 2017 Freemans criminal defence lawyers were recognised as ‘Business Crime firm of the year by Lawyer Monthly magazine.
Being investigated for a sexual offence is one of the most distressing experiences a person is ever likely to go through, and this is something we fully understand at Freemans. You will need a very specialist level of advice backed by outstanding advocacy if you are going to avoid potentially devastating consequences. This is precisely what the acclaimed criminal defence lawyers on our team have been commended for providing.
Freemans’ criminal defence lawyers are renowned for their expert competency in advising and representing individuals and corporate enterprises that are facing legal action under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. We fully comprehend how the prospect of having substantial assets removed can lead to significant consequences. Our support is focused on challenging the actions of prosecutors and putting them through meticulous analysis: something for which our team has received exceptional acclaim.
Murder and Other Serious Crimes
The ability of our criminal solicitors in the area of murder and serious crime such as GBH, aggravated burglary, armed robbery and terrorism offences is apparent through the numerous high-profile cases with which we have dealt. We have been commended for our dedication to achieving outstanding results. Being supported by the most reliable defence specialists with in-depth knowledge of the technicalities of criminal law means you have the best possible chance of avoiding conviction.
Extradition law is incredibly complex, and the importance of obtaining specialist advice at a very early stage cannot be overemphasised. Following an unexpected arrest, you need expert advice. Our criminal lawyers have in-depth knowledge of the technicalities of extradition law, together with notable experience in challenging extradition requests and taking cases to appeal.
At Freemans, we fully understand the crucial importance of keeping your licence and avoiding prosecution following an alleged motoring offence. Our criminal defence solicitors have exceptional diagnostic expertise; this means they have the skill to advance technicalities and mitigating circumstances and go on to achieve the best possible outcome. Also, their extensive experience means they are aware of precisely what is needed to abate unfavourable consequences.
We offer expertise in defending landlords who are facing allegations relating to breaches of Housing Act legislation. These include the rising tide of local authority investigations and prosecutions for running an unlicensed HMO. We are also able to assist if you face an allegation of breaching HMO management and fire safety regulations; statutory overcrowding or illegal eviction. The law in these areas is far-reaching and defending charges arising from breaches requires a sophisticated level of technical knowledge: something the criminal lawyers at Freemans Solicitors are known to possess.
If your child is facing proceedings for an alleged crime, support from experts who genuinely understand this area of law and how it applies to younger people is essential. Our lawyers are non-judgemental and authentic in their desire to resolve your child’s case in the best possible way and, wherever possible, avoid a conviction. You will find your dedicated specialist experienced in working and communicating with younger people.