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Murder and Manslaughter

Criminal Defence

Cartwright King’s Criminal Defence Lawyers excel at dealing with murder & manslaughter cases. We are highly experienced in scrutinising evidence, which means we will do everything we can to get charges dropped before your case reaches Court. Plus, we have a proven track record of returning ‘not guilty’ verdicts in Court.

Where a conviction is unavoidable, we will provide you with realistic legal guidance and solid representation to minimise criminal penalties.

Get in touch to speak to our specialist Criminal Defence Lawyers, now.

How Cartwright King can help you 

Murder and manslaughter carry a potential sentence of life in prison. If you’re arrested on suspicion of murder or manslaughter it can be confusing and frightening. With your freedom and your future at stake, having experienced legal representation makes all the difference. We can help defend you against:

  • Murder allegations 
  • Involuntary manslaughter allegations
  • Voluntary manslaughter allegations

Murder and manslaughter lawyers available 24/7

If you’re arrested unexpectedly, you need immediate access to legal representation. With solicitors based across the UK, Cartwright King’s Criminal Defence Lawyers can be with you at a moment’s notice 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

We bring a calm, confident presence to help ease the stress you’re under. We listen, we understand and we care about what happens to you. That’s why we’re committed to giving you the best legal representation possible.

Unique advocacy services

Our unique advocacy services give you constant and consistent legal representation. Cartwright King can represent you at every stage of your case, giving you reliable, professional and effective legal guidance whenever and wherever you need us.

We can provide legal representation from the police station through to the Higher Courts. When you need us most, we will be there with the legal know-how and calm head to guide you through your case.

Benefit from free legal advice at a police station

If you’re arrested on suspicion of murder or manslaughter, Cartwright King’s professional Criminal Defence Lawyers are available day and night to offer free legal advice at the police station. Our priority is to ensure that your position is protected and your defence is properly presented.

You have the right to choose who you want to represent you legally. Tell the police you want to be represented by Cartwright King, and the police will ensure that we are contacted, meaning that we can speak with you to discuss the best way forward.

Why choose Cartwright King for murder and manslaughter defence?

Criminal defence is our specialism that’s why our lawyers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We can represent you at short-notice, which is often crucial to your defence.

70% of our cases involve defending against criminal charges, including murder and manslaughter. Our reputation is built on successfully clearing people accused of criminal activity. We’re trusted, resourceful and calm under pressure, giving you defence counsel that you can count on. 

That’s why we’re recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as specialists in Criminal Defence.

Legal Fees

If you find yourself arrested on suspicion of murder or manslaughter and taken to a police station, remember you have the right to free and independent legal advice. 

Instructing Cartwright King means you’re choosing the leading provider of Legal Aid for criminal defence services. Any  representation and advice we provide you in the police station is entirely free.

To receive calm, collected legal representation, and an immediate, 24/7 response, please call us, or email your enquiry.

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Frequently asked questions.

You should seek legal representation from Cartwright King immediately. We can advise you of your legal rights so that you don’t say anything to the police that could be used against you. You should never disclose anything to the police without a solicitor present.

Possible outcomes include:

Release with no further action
Release under investigation
Release on police bail to re-attend the police station on a future date
Charged with an offence and bailed to court or held in custody pending an appearance at the first available court

The maximum sentence for murder or manslaughter is life imprisonment, but the exact penalty will depend on many factors.