Minor Offences & Magistrates Court
Our specialist Magistrates Court Team has vast experience in the full range of cases heard in magistrates’ courts. We will guide you through the process, advising you on your options and providing you with the best representation at court. We will advise you on whether or not you have a defence to the charges you face, and obtain details of the prosecution case in advance of your first appearance at court.
The firm has successfully defended clients across the full array of criminal law matters, including offences such as:
• road traffic offences • domestic violence
• theft/handling stolen goods • fraud
• public order offices • harassment
• assaults • drugs offences
• anti social behaviour orders (ASBOs) • dangerous dogs
• breach of court orders • possession of weapons
• criminal damage • drunk and disorderly
• taxi touting
• taking a vehicle without consent (TWOC)
We are able to undertake all matters, and will advise you on the most suitable form of funding.
If you plead not guilty
We will work closely with you to ensure that your case is properly prepared for trial so that your case is presented in the best possible light.
We will analyse the prosecution case against you and, where necessary, instruct experts on your behalf.
We will inform you and any defence witnesses you may have about the court process and what to expect.
If you plead guilty
We will help you prepare for your sentence hearing and ensure that all mitigating circumstances are brought to the attention of the court.
We will present character evidence and negotiate an appropriate basis of plea on your behalf.
Contact our dedicated Magistrates Court Team today on 020 7353 7000 or freephone 0800 051 10 67.