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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. We have a vast amount of experience in successfully defending clients at the Magistrates’ Court, Crown Court and the Court of Appeal. So if you're accused of an offence, have been arrested, charged or on bail, please contact us as soon as possible by calling us, or email us using the contact form below.

How can we help you?


Benefit Fraud

Business Defence


Criminal Appeals

Cyber Crime

Driving Offences

Drug Offences

Drug Trafficking


Fraud and Criminal Crime


Indecent Images

Interviews Under Caution

Kidnap and False Imprisonment


Public Order Offences

Professional Discipline

Racially Aggravated Offences

Released Under Investigation

Sexual Allegations




Everyone is entitled to free criminal law advice and representation at the police station. Should you require representation, please call us. If your case progresses, we can provide you with a fixed fee where available or give you an estimate of the likely fees involved. You may also be entitled to Legal Aid, which we can apply for on your behalf and will advise you of any costs you may have to pay.

Why choose Cartwright King?

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COVID Secure

As the government begin to ease lockdown measures, we have setup a new COVID Secure team to review how clients can resume visiting our office when required, safely. The team has also reviewed how Cartwright King employees can return to the office safely so that business can return to normal as possible. Should you wish to book an appointment with one of our legal representatives and visit our office, you will be prompted to read our new office guidance notes which must be read and understood before visiting. Further information can be found on our office location web pages.

We have also created a Know Your Rights page which has all the latest information surrounding your legal rights amidst the Coronavirus outbreak.

Our offices

We have offices in Bedford, Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Northampton, Nottingham and Sheffield.

Cartwright King also promotes remote working, so we can provide you with the same excellent service outside of our office locations.

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