Criminal law - how we can help

If you are about to be investigated, have been arrested or charged, are facing trial in the criminal court or want to appeal, Contact Law's network of solicitors can help you at all stages of the process.

For some criminal offences you may be eligible for public funding (legal aid), and Contact Law has details of criminal law firms who can advise and represent you for free.

To find a criminal law solicitor local to you, click the specific links below to go to our directory and undertake a local search. You can always call us on 0800 046 1464 and speak to one of our advisors about your situation.

Why might you need a criminal law solicitor?

For minor criminal law offences such as assault or theft, or a more serious criminal offence such as violent crime or a sexual offence, you can locate and contact specialist criminal law solicitors. If you are facing allegations of fraud, you can locate and contact a specialist fraud solicitor.

Business fraud:

If you are a company director and are being investigated or prosecuted for fraud, whether it is carousel/VAT fraud, a money-laundering offence or if you are facing a confiscation order, you can locate and contact a specialist business fraud solicitor. These areas of law often mix together elements of civil versus criminal law - it is important to have a specialist solicitor who is experienced working in both areas of law.

Regulatory offences:

Or, if you are involved in a business that is facing investigation or prosecution for health and safety or environmental health breaches, you can locate and contact a specialist regulatory offences solicitor. Again, this area of law mixes civil versus criminal law features.

Motoring offences:

For motoring offences and other traffic offences, our specialist motoring offences solicitors can advise you on whether you can appeal a penalty.

How we can help

We work with more than 5,000 solicitors across the UK, including criminal law solicitors. Whatever type of criminal law solicitor you need, Contact Law can find solicitors in your area. Click the link below to search for criminal law firms in your local area:


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