General Crime

As one of the largest criminal defence firms in London, the South East and Essex members of EBR Attridge LLP take pride in their reputation for providing services of excellence.  Over 35 years of practice we have developed our reputation as fearless defence lawyers with dedicated teams able to offer you real expertise in key areas.

We understand that you may need advice and assistance at any time and we offer a 24 hour service in order to be proactive and offer you the best help available. Whether you are detained in the police station or facing any proceedings in court you can speak to us 24 hours a day. You want the best outcome, its what we do.

Our dedicated Criminal team can provide a full range of services to clients who are the subject of criminal investigation. Examples of the following areas can be seen below;

  • Theft / Burglary / Robbery
  • Violence offences such as Assault/ABH/GBH
  • Possession of Drugs/With Intent to supply
  • Public Order Offences (Section 4 & 5/Violent Disorder/Affray)
  • Criminal Damage and Arson
  • Sexual Offences
  • Internet Pornography Offences
  • Kidnap / Blackmail
  • Road Traffic Offences
  • Benefit fraud
  • Football Banning Orders
  • Domestic Violence Protection Orders

You should know that advice at the police station stage is free for everyone, but once you are charged with an offence, your eligibility to free representation will be dependent on your means.  Please do contact our Lawyers to discuss your funding options and to receive help in making an application for legal aid.

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Latest news

Knife Crime - Sentencing Changes

 2nd Mar 2018

Knife Crime - Sentencing Changes   Knife crime is very much on the political agenda, with a number of stabbings having taken place over the last few weeks, resulting in deaths and injury, and no doubt the loss of... Read more

A Finger on the Scales of Liberty?

 12th Feb 2018

Police Roll Out Portable Identity Checking   The government this week announced that West Yorkshire Police has signed up to a new identity checking service.   The new service, already being used in a select... Read more

Doctors In The Dock

 8th Feb 2018

Doctors in the Dock   Many in the medical profession are up in arms following a recent High Court case involving Dr Bawa-Garba (General Medical Council v Bawa-Garba [2018] EWHC 76 (Admin).   The case follow... Read more

Latest case studies


 Jan 2017

Regina – v – AOK & Others – Woolwich Crown Court Operation Overt was the codename given to the surveillance operation mounted by police and intelligence services around the 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot where a group of terrorists planned to detonate liquid explosives, carried on board airliners travelling from t... Read more

GBH with Intent

 Jan 2017

R v B [2013] Snaresbrook Crown Court - The defendant was charged with ‘GBH with intent’ following a particularly gruesome attack by family members on him. Following a lengthy period in hospital and upon release he was charged with the attack on his nearest family contact and maintained that the allegation was spurred on not by... Read more
R v H [2013] Winchester Crown Court - The defendant along with 5 others were charged with ‘Conspiracy to Murder’ a local model following instructions from an apparent lover. The case involved numerous investigatory road trips for the purposes of surveillance by the defendants group as well as pre-planned visits culminating in... Read more