Criminal Defence Solicitors

Professional Criminal Defence Lawyers, Hampshire

Here at Churchers, our criminal defence solicitors in Hampshire are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

At Churchers, our private criminal defence solicitors in Hampshire are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

No matter the complexities of your case, you are in safe hands with our criminal defence specialists. We have a large team of experienced solicitors ready to assist you with their unparalleled understanding of criminal law. Our lawyers are devoted professionals, known for their skills in providing strategic and supportive legal advice.

We are happy to take private and legally aided instructions and will also represent those who are eligible for public funding.

Churchers have offices in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Cosham, Lee-on-the-Solent and Havant as well as on the Isle of Wight in Ryde, Cowes, Newport, Shanklin and Freshwater.

Our criminal defence solicitors have a wealth of experience in dealing with the following cases:

  • Driving offences
  • Assault
  • Fraud
  • Sexual allegations
  • Drug supply
  • White collar crime
  • Murder

As expert criminal defence lawyers in Hampshire, we provide free-of-charge legal guidance and representation at police stations 24 hours a day. Where eligible, we also offer free advice and representation at interviews with other authorities, such as the Royal Navy, the local authority and the DWP.

If you are charged with a criminal offence, our knowledgeable solicitors across Hampshire will assess your eligibility for legal aid and arrange representation by one of our team at court. We will proactively seek information about the case against you and give you robust advice. This could include the strength of the evidence, the law as it applies to your case and what defences may be available to you.

If you are not eligible for legal aid, we will tell you our fees for private representation, so that there are no hidden costs. Our fees are competitively priced and reflect the high level of expertise we offer.

At Churchers, we are pleased to offer appointments in person at our offices or remotely using Teams or telephone, depending on your preference and convenience. Our offices are located in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Waterlooville, and Lee-on-the-Solent as well as on the Isle of Wight in Ryde, Cowes, Newport, and Freshwater.

Our solicitors have vast experience dealing with youths who find themselves in the criminal justice system, as well as those who are the victims of modern slavery. We routinely represent people who are vulnerable for a whole range of reasons and we pride ourselves on taking the time to listen sympathetically.

Our specialist criminal defence solicitors have access to a range of experts who can advise on your case. If your case is sent to the Crown Court, we will instruct either one of our experienced Higher Rights Advocates, an independent barrister, or Queens Counsel for more serious matters. The barristers we work with are experts in their field and we have worked closely with them for many years.

Our dedicated team have experience representing services personnel who find themselves subject to investigation or Court Martial.

We provide legal advice on appeals, whether that be against conviction or sentence. Our criminal defence lawyers can also review cases when you are unhappy with a previous solicitor’s advice or the outcome.

To find out more about our legal services or to speak to one of our specialist criminal defence solicitors in Hampshire, please get in touch today. We will be happy to assist.

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Please call 01329 822 333 or send us a message

The Criminal Defence Team

Our Clients Love What We Do

Our offices are located in major cities throughout the UK and have excellent transport links.
We would like to express our thanks for the professional approach, care, patience and understanding shown throughout the process.
George Taylor