Criminal Defence Solicitors in Barking, Grays and Romford, East London, Essex
If you, your family or a friend is in trouble with the police, Customs, SFO, DWP, Trading Standards or other prosecuting agency, we are here to make sure that you get the best legal help available.
We handle all criminal matters including murder, sex, theft, burglary, drugs and assault charges. We are serious fraud specialists and have extensive experience of defending major and high profile prosecutions.
Our team of 30+ criminal lawyers provide 24 hour cover 365 days of the year and can arrange representation to help you anywhere in England and Wales.
We advise and provide representation in road traffic cases.
The criminal team practices also under the name David Charnley & Co. since Sternberg Reed merged with this firm in 2007.
I think I might be in trouble
Get in touch with us quickly so that we can help you to deal with the police and explain what is likely to happen if you are arrested. We can also arrange to meet you at the Police Station.
Have I a right to speak to a solicitor?
Yes, if you think you are about to be or have been arrested or brought in for questioning, you have an automatic right to have a criminal defence solicitor present. This service is at no cost to you, and we can be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 01708 766155 or 0208 591 3366.
Why choose Sternberg Reed as my criminal defence solicitor?
The criminal team at Sternberg Reed are described by the leading legal directory Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2010 as "dedicated criminal lawyers" who "approach their cases thoroughly". A "very hands on approach is taken which ensures that [the] team delivers the best service to clients". We are jointly ranked as being foremost in the region. We have been praised for "getting things done for you yesterday"!
We deal with the full spectrum of offences and attract international work.
We hold 4 independent accreditations for the quality of our service and are regularly audited to make sure our standards remain high.
We are appointed to the Legal Aid Agency's Very High Cost Case panel, meaning we are recognised as having the expertise and resources necessary to conduct the defence of major criminal cases.
We get results.
Who should I contact?
If you would like to talk to somone about a problem please ask to speak to one of our team of experienced criminal defence lawyers who will be able to advise you on a confidential basis. You can either complete the on-line form or telephone our main switchboard on 020 8591 3366. You will be directed to the appropriate person to deal with your enquiry.