Duncan Lewis criminal defence solicitors are available 24/7, 365 days a year to advise at any stage of a criminal charge – and can be contacted as soon as police arrest takes place or if there is a likelihood of arrest by the police.
Suspects have the right to remain silent after they are arrested – Duncan Lewis offers robust criminal defence services and a member of our team can usually reach a police station within 45 minutes to advice on criminal charges for police interview under caution.
If a friend or family member has been arrested, call Duncan Lewis as soon as possible for advice about representation – there are Duncan Lewis criminal defence teams across England and Wales and more than 20 offices in London and the southeast.
The Duncan Lewis Crime Department is ranked in Legal 500 2014 for its General Crime and White Collar Fraud Work.
Duncan Lewis crime lawyers have acknowledged expertise in case building based on a sound knowledge of the criminal justice system – and the ability to assemble compelling evidence and documentation in criminal cases, including highly technical and complex road traffic cases, as well as serious crime.
Duncan Lewis represents clients at Police Stations, Magistrates’ Courts, Crown Courts, and at Appeal Courts such as the Court of Appeal – and has highly experienced Higher Court Advocates with a background in conducting serious matters such as murder and rape.
We aim for the best possible outcome for clients facing criminal charges from the pre-investigation stage of a charge onwards – call Duncan Lewis on 020 7923 4020 for expert legal advice on criminal charges at any stage of a charge.
For 24/7 help at a police station in England and Wales, call the Duncan Lewis Emergency Hotline on 020 7275 2036.
All Duncan Lewis crime lawyers are police station representatives and can advise on criminal charges even before a charge is brought, when errors or misjudgements may occur and prejudice the outcome of a case for a client.
Clients should get in touch as soon as possible if it is likely they may criminal charges or a criminal investigation, including charges relating to serious crime and white collar crime such as fraud or bribery ad corruption – or violent crime (murder, rape, domestic abuse, child abuse), gang crime and criminal charges relating to terrorism offences.
Duncan Lewis is a leading provider of Legal Aid criminal defence services.
Legal Aid is means tested and Duncan Lewis can advise further on public funding from the Legal Aid Agency at the initial client meeting.
In cases where a client may not be eligible for Legal Aid, Duncan Lewis crime lawyers offer competitively-priced fee levels, with fixed fees and advance notice of charges whenever possible.
In some criminal cases, after the event insurance may be an option and Duncan Lewis will advise on an appropriate level of insurance to cover the potential costs of defending a criminal case and to pay any costs imposed by the court.
For expert legal advice on all criminal charges, call Duncan Lewis Criminal Defence Solicitors on 020 7923 4020.