Russell & Russell's criminal defence department has an outstanding reputation for dealing with both minor and major criminal cases.

Accused of a crime? -  If you’ve been arrested or you’re facing prosecution, you need the help of an experienced criminal defence solicitor who can give you specialist legal advice. We represent clients in Blackpool, Bolton, Bury, Chester, Liverpool, central Manchester, Preston, Rochdale, Warrington and Wigan, as well as clients based in other areas of the country.

Criminal Defence Solicitors 

The Russell & Russell Solicitors criminal law team has a number of High Court Advocates who can represent you at both Magistrates’ and Crown court and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so access to justice is always at hand. Put simply, Russell & Russell Solicitors defence lawyers are experts in what they do. Some of the areas of criminal defence we deal with are listed on the right of this page. Find out more about our Criminal Defence Team

24 Hour Legal Advice Line – Criminal Defence Team

If you need to contact us in an emergency, we are here to help. Russell and Russell Solicitors provide 24-hour legal advice lines so you can speak with one of our criminal defence lawyers when you need to. 

Chester: 01244 405733

Manchester: 01204 381999

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