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

What to expect as a witness

 17th Aug 2018

What to expect as a witness   If you have provided a statement for the prosecution or for the defence you may be called to court to give evidence at the defendant’s trial.   Is there help available fo... Read more

It’s health and safety gone mad!

 16th Jul 2018

It’s health and safety gone mad!   Or is it?   The Health and Safety Executive is the national regulator for workplace health and safety.   Interestingly, on its website, there is a page for de... Read more

Dont go out with a 'Bang'

 14th Jul 2018

Explosives   Rather than Guy Fawkes or his modern-day counterparts many of the recent cases involving explosives have been in relation to thefts from cash machines. The law is old but still very relevant today; it... Read more

Latest case studies

Terrorism

 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