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1 Criminal Law We re on your side

2 is a Bradford firm helping clients with cases close to home, nationally and internationally. These pages will tell you what we do and how we do it and naturally we will highlight what we consider to be our virtues. But beyond that, the staff of take pride in their work and care about their clients cases and the reputation of the firm. As a result, others know to take this firm seriously and more importantly to consider your case seriously, because they know- we mean business. You have our assurance that we will give you the best that we can give and treat you openly and with respect and compassion. Lawyers can be human too. We are in it together. Alan Introduction 3 Criminal Law 5 Range of Service 6

3 3 Introduction If you are in the unfortunate position of facing or having been arrested for any criminal offence it will be a daunting and stressful time. In such circumstances clear practical advice and assistance is essential. has one of the largest Criminal Defence Departments in the region and can provide you with all the help and support you need. With a proven track record locally and nationally, the Criminal Law Team will provide you with a first line of defence. Access to Justice is a fundamental human right. At we believe you have the right to a fair trial and just outcome. We have dealt with every type of case from minor road traffic offences to the most serious cases of murder and terrorism. No case is beyond our experience or expertise signified by the "Specialist Quality Mark" awarded to the firm by the Legal Services Commission.

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5 5 Whatever type of crime you have committed, or have been accused of, 's team of expert criminal lawyers will give you the help and advice you need to negotiate the justice system. Criminal Law Specialist Criminal Defence Solicitors From an initial consultation at a police station following arrest at any time of the day or night, through to a court appearance and beyond will make sure you have the right to justice and a fair hearing. Remember that you may be entitled to legal aid and an initial discussion with one of our criminal law team is free of charge. The Criminal Law Team comprise over 20 Higher Court Advocates, Solicitors, Paralegals and support staff and provide a friendly, reliable and highly professional service based on years of training and experience. The aim is to achieve the best possible outcome for you whether by guiding you through the early steps of a criminal investigation, conducting a trial or presenting the best possible arguments on your behalf during a guilty plea at the time of sentence. Arson ASBO Assault Blackmail Burglary Criminal Damage Deception Drug Possession Drug Supply Firearms Fraud Handling Human Rights Kidnapping Licence Recall Manslaughter Murder Offensive Weapon Perjury Pervert Course of Justice Public Order Offences Robbery Sexual Offences Youth Court Magistrates Court Crown Court Appeal Court

6 6 gives you free advice, attendance and representation at all Police Stations. This comprehensive service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on any day of the year in any part of the country to all our clients in Police custody. Range of Service Simply ask for Solicitors when at the Police Station or pre-arrange our attendance by calling the office beforehand. One of our representatives will speak with you and attend at the Police Station to provide you with on the spot confidential advice and all the necessary assistance you will require. We offer a free first interview when you will be seen by a member of the Criminal Law Team who will evaluate your case and advise you of all the options. Should you need representation in Youth, Magistrates, Crown or Appeal Courts one of our criminal law team will advise you on the conduct of your case through the Court system. Our specialist trained lawyers understand the Criminal Justice System and are in the best position to advise you on all aspects of your case and the court processes. 's extensive team of specialist criminal lawyers offers you access to experts of all description. Whatever the need an expert can be found, meaning that you are appointed a solicitor who has a specific focus and in-depth knowledge of that area of the law. It is this knowledge that can make a difference to the outcome of a case. In cases of Serious Fraud, we offer a specialist Fraud Department. We are one of the few firms in the country to have acquired such a level of expertise and experience and this team is viewed as being an elite group in the complex field of Serious Fraud. also has a dedicated Prison Law Department for clients who have been sentenced to make sure they still have access to justice.

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