Criminal Defence

As one of the largest criminal defence firms in London and the South East members of EBR Attridge LLP take pride in their reputation for providing services of excellence, which has contributed to the law firm’s organic growth over the past ten years.

We understand our clients need more than just advice and the practice’s round-the-clock operation comprising of over 100 expert criminal defence lawyers, inclusive of criminal duty solicitors, higher court advocates, accredited police station representatives, paralegals and trainee solicitors are there to give you that assistance and peace of mind.

Instructed daily, the team provides the highest quality advice and representation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to clients at police stations and Magistrates, Youth and Crown Courts in addition to the High Court and Court of Appeal.

EBR Attridge LLP acts for clients funding their legal case by methods of legal aid or by private means.

We have a reputation for leaving no stone unturned and being pro-active in gathering evidence to support your case, with a view to enhancing your chances of obtaining the best possible outcome.

We have specialist teams renowned for having the knowledge and expertise to achieve excellent results in General Crime, Serious Fraud, Complex Confiscation and Cyber Crime. We are recognised for challenging prosecutions by the Serious Fraud Office, Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs, the Department of Work & Pensions, the Department of Trade & Industry, National Crime Agency, the Serious Organised Crime Agency and other specialist departments within New Scotland Yard as well as many of the Economic Specialist Units throughout the country.

With all matters from the simplest road traffic cases to murder as well as the most complicated frauds; We take preventative measures from the outset to assist you at every stage of the proceedings and to ensure that you receive the best possible opportunity at the earliest point, its what we do as your defence team today that reverberates throughout the length of your case.

As you would expect we enjoy a close working relationship with a network of leading legal experts including forensic accountants, international Lawyers, forensic scientists, medical experts and accident reconstruction experts, who can help us to thoroughly scrutinise the opposite side's evidence, prevent prosecutions or increase your chances of success. We always select the best Barrister or QC for your case based on merit and experience. With the EBR Attridge team, you will feel someone standing behind your every step of the way, with professionalism and empathy.

If your matter is one of a criminal nature, please do contact one of our specialist solicitors who will be able to assist you. At EBR Attridge solicitors, it's all we do.

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