Expert criminal lawyers

Defending you against criminal investigations and prosecutions

At Blake Morgan, our team of specialist criminal lawyers is proactive and fearless in the defence of our clients and provides representation at all stages of criminal matters – from interviews to prosecutions in the Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court and appeals to the Court of Appeal.

Our expert crime solicitors understand how stressful a criminal investigation or prosecution can be and support our clients at each and every stage of their case to ensure that they are put at the centre of all we do.

Our criminal lawyers have secured successful outcomes in many high profile and complex cases and we are well known for our discreet approach. Receiving the right advice from the outset is essential, so we are available to assist clients whatever their situation and whenever the need arises.

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Main Areas Of Practice


Our criminal lawyers work with leading experts, when the need arises, in order to provide our clients with a complete defence team to address every aspect of their case, from advocacy to expert evidence. Our services include:

Theft and robbery

Our expert criminal lawyers defend individuals against charges involving conspiracy or attempts or incitement to commit theft or robbery.

Public order offences

Allegations relating to a public order offence are often extremely complex, but our expert criminal solicitors are experienced in defending individuals on a range of charges including firearms, affray, criminal damage, harassment or incitement to religious or racial hatred.

Perverting the course of justice

In England and Wales perverting the course of justice is a common law offence, carrying a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. Our expert criminal lawyers are experienced in advising individuals investigated and prosecuted for this serious offence.

Allegations of assault and violence

If you have been accused of a violent crime our criminal solicitors are experienced in advising on a range of charges brought under the Offences Against the Person Act 1861.

Fraud

Our criminal lawyers are experienced in representing clients accused of fraud including financial fraud, mortgage fraud, fraudulent trading and benefit fraud. We also advise against allegations of conspiracy to defraud.

Proceeds of crime

If you are accused of benefiting from the proceeds of crime our expert criminal solicitors will advise you on the constraint, restraint and seizure of assets related to proceeds of crime allegations.

Extradition

Our criminal lawyers advise individuals every step of the way from initial hearings to conducting appeals against extraditions.

Sexual offences

If you have been accused of a sexual offence you didn’t commit, we understand this is a frightening time. It is vital to seek expert legal advice from an expert crime solicitor as soon as an allegation is made. Our criminal lawyers also advise on historical sexual offence allegations.

Drug offences

Our expert criminal lawyers are experienced in defending against a range of allegations from possession to more complex supply cases or cases where premises are involved in the consumption of drugs.

Director disqualification

You can be disqualified from being a company director if you don't meet your legal responsibilities, and in some cases criminal charges may apply. Our crime solicitors are here to advise on your circumstances.

Our Clients


Our expert criminal lawyers defend clients in matters brought by the police, as well as other bodies such as the National Crime Agency, Trading Standards and Health & Safety Executive.

We represent clients across England and Wales. Our geographical presence enables us to provide representation to clients wherever they may be located.

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