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Criminal Defence Solicitors

We are one of the largest crime firms in the UK. Our team of expert criminal defence solicitors are on hand to assist wherever you are and can defend you 24 hours a day. If you are accused of an offence, have been arrested, charged or are on bail, please contact us as soon as possible.

Free Advice

We provide free criminal law advice over the phone and at the police station. We also provide legal aid where available. Please feel free to call 0808 168 5550 or email us on and we’ll call you back.

Our 24/7 police station representation numbers are allocated regionally.

Criminal Offences

Being suspected of a crime or facing criminal charges can be a life changing situation. We understand how stressful the situation can be, which is why we know that you’ll want the best solicitors and barristers to defend your rights. We have a vast amount of experience in successfully defending clients at the Magistrates’ Court, Crown Court and the Court of Appeal.

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Why Choose Cartwright King?

If you are facing any criminal charge our criminal defence solicitors can provide advice at any stage. We will apply for legal aid on your behalf and if you would like to pay privately, we can also arrange a fixed fee where available. Call our team for a no obligation quote or for a free telephone consultation. 

We are one of the largest criminal defence firms with offices across the UK. We also have in-house barristers and higher court advocates, which means we have more expertise in house giving you the best defence.

Our clients choose us for our great client care and sympathetic approach. They also choose us because of exceptional reputation. We are consistently ranked in the legal directories as one of the best firms practicing in criminal defence work and we are regularly instructed on high profile national cases.

No matter how large or small the offence, our team are well equipped to defend your rights. We will explain everything to you and discuss your defence strategy, advising you on the possible outcomes.

We know how important it is to have the best defence team possible at the police station and court. Our expert knowledge of the criminal justice system means that you are in a safe pair of hands.

Our Fees

Everyone is entitled to free criminal law advice and representation at the police station. Please call us for a free consultation. If your case progresses, we’ll apply for legal aid on your behalf and will advise you of any costs you may have to pay. If you are looking to pay privately for representation, we can also provide you with a fixed fee where available or give you an estimate of the likely fees involved. Please feel free to call us for a no obligation quote.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, our Criminal Defence experts are adopting Skype video calling where appropriate to continue providing excellent legal services to you.

How to Make Contact

You can call us on 0808 168 5550 or email us on

Cartwright King has offices in BirminghamBedfordDerbyLeedsLeicesterLondonManchesterMiddlesbrough
NorthamptonNottingham, and Sheffield.


For further information please get in touch with our dedicated team.

You can always call us on 0845 894 1622 or email on


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