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Criminal Defence Solicitors

Criminal Defence Solicitors

We are the leading specialist Criminal Defence firm in East London and Essex. Our criminal defence team have decades of specialist experience providing clear and practical advice and representing many thousands of clients accused of offences including: –

  • Serious fraud, conspiracy & money laundering
  • Murder, manslaughter and assault
  • Rape and sexual assault
  • Drugs offences
  • Burglary and theft
  • Extradition
  • Terrorism
  • Anti-social behaviour orders and injunctions
  • Driving Offences
  • Confiscation and restraint

Our team is ranked by the leading legal directories: Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Praise has been given to our “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”. They have been commended for “getting things done for you yesterday”!

If you are accused of a crime, it is important that you are represented from the start by a team of criminal law specialists who can provide you with the best chance of securing the most favourable outcome for you.

We have an excellent track record of success with a representation of clients throughout England and Wales.

Examples of our work include: –

R –v- SC – Chelmsford Crown Court (VHCC case) – “The Danielle Jones Murder Case” – the largest ever Essex Police investigation.

See: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110218200720/http:/www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/cms/144_7512.htm

See: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/2581739.stm

R –v- AP – Central Criminal Court – Operation Mapperton – Our client was a Magistrate and Local Councillor who was in charge of a Children’s Home in Essex where over 100 victims were alleged to have been sexually abused.

See: http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2001/oct/09/sarahhall

R –v- CC – Operation Eaglewood – £100million drugs ring (VHCC) – Woolwich Crown Court.

See: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11930487

R –v- AB – Operation Marginal – Conspiracy to import £20million of Heroin (VHCC). The case involved a two-year investigation by the National Crime Squad and involved “super grass evidence”.

R –v- AAS and Others – Central Criminal Court – We represented six hijackers at Harlow Police Station. They had been detained at Stansted Airport under the Prevention of Terrorism Act following the hijacking of an aircraft in Afghanistan which was then flown to the UK (via Russia) and then became involved in an SAS hostage siege on the airport runway.

See: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/hijack-jet-forced-to-fly-to-uk-1311633.html

If you would like us to act for you, please call our 24/7 helpline now on 01708 766155 or request a call back through the website.

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Why choose us?

  • Free Initial Telephone Advice
  • Legal Aid Available
  • Fixed Fees
  • Quick Responses
  • Specialist Solicitors
  • Proven Track Record

News

23rd August 2017

Law Society Excellence Awards 2017

We are very proud to be shortlisted for the 2017 Law Society Excellence awards in the category of Learning and Development. As a firm we pride ourselves on our commitment to staff development and are very pleased that the Law Society has recognised...

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8th June 2017

Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year

Sternberg Reed family solicitor is a well deserved finalist in 2017 Legal Aid Practitioners Group Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards – shortlist announced. The firm are very proud that Amardeep Pattni in our Family Department was shortlisted...

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Saturday Legal Clinic

Our Saturday Legal Clinic is open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm at our Romford and Barking offices. As Solicitors in Romford and Barking we want to ensure every potential client has the opportunity to have a free 15 minute consultation with a lawyer.

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* Soulla Kokkinos, Elizabeth Bendall, Andrew Crossley, Frances Anderson, Yvonne Snow, Ryan Yates, Jessica Thrower, Amanda Mansbridge, Suna Derin Kursun, Julian Beard, Gordon Reed, Francecsa Clay.