Being suspected or accused of a criminal offence is a worrying and anxious experience.
If you have been arrested or are facing criminal charges, it is important to seek advice from a criminal defence lawyer as soon as possible – before speaking to the police – that is why our team is on call 24 hours-a-day, 365 days of the year on 07699 726180.
Our experienced criminal defence team handles all types of criminal cases, for both private individuals and companies, from relatively minor offences right through to the most serious of charges.
We know that being accused of a crime is a distressing experience. No matter what crime you have been accused of, our criminal defence solicitors will leave no stone unturned in gathering evidence to support your case.
We work with you to make sure you understand the process, encouraging you to ask questions, making sure you are clear about the options available to you and using our experience to help you to achieve the best possible outcome.
Make an appointment with one of our specialists using our online booking system
Talk to us about:
- Business crime and professional conduct
- Serious crime
- Drug offences
- Motoring offences
We can represent you from arrest to verdict; at the police station, magistrates court or crown court, to the Court of Appeal. We can also take over your case from another solicitor if you are not satisfied with the level of support you are getting. Give us a call to see how we can help you.
Business crime and professional conduct
Allegations of fraud, money laundering, false accounting, fraudulent trading and professional misconduct can be damaging on a personal and professional level. Sentencing for such crimes in England and Wales range from financial penalties to custodial sentences
Many people accused of these types of offences have never been involved in the criminal process before. We will guide you every step of the way, providing hands-on, expert and commercially sensitive legal advice in this complicated area of law.
If you are facing charges of business crime or misconduct, early legal advice is strongly recommended to make sure you have a robust legal defence to protect you, your reputation and your business.
Prosecution for a motoring offence can lead to the loss of your driving licence, a fine and even a prison sentence. If you have been charged with a motoring offence, don’t ignore the problem as it won’t go away. Get specialist legal advice as soon as possible.
At Beswicks Legal, we have significant experience helping individual and business clients on all aspects of road traffic law, from speeding and traffic light offences, to driving under the influence and death by dangerous driving.
If you have been accused of producing, importing, distributing, supplying or possessing drugs, we can help. Drugs charges often lead to jail sentences and criminal convictions, so it is crucial that you have the best legal team on your side.
Having represented clients facing charges relating to class A to class C drugs, we have substantial experience mounting successful defence cases.
Serious crime includes allegations of murder, rape and other violent offences, certain drug offences, corruption, terrorism and people smuggling.
You and your family will need significant help in these circumstances. We can represent you at the police station and through the courts, to ensure the best possible result for you. With a straightforward, jargon-free approach, we make sure you always understand what is happening and the options available to you.
If you have been accused of a serious crime it is vital to seek expert legal advice as soon as possible.
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