the criminal and regulatory defence lawyers

Expert regulatory, fraud and criminal defence lawyers who have garnered a reputation as one of the UK’s leading criminal law firms. Based in Manchester but serving the whole of the UK. We have been fighting for justice for our clients for over 35 years.

The team has the expertise and knowledge to defend people facing charges in all aspects of criminal law. Our solicitors have provided services in the following areas:

White Collar Financial Crime and Fraud, Criminal Offences, Inquests, Police Interview Advice, Prison Law, Regulatory and Professional Discipline, Driving Offences.

We provide comprehensive legal advice and guidance on cases, assisting people at all stages of prosecution, from initial arrest and investigation through to police station interviews and court proceedings, including Magistrates Court, Crown Court and the Court of Appeal. Our lawyers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so you can rest assured that you will have access to support when you require it.

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Dear James, Emma, Liz and everyone at Burton Copeland. Thank you very much for all of your help and advice throughout the past few months. Ms B - Stockport
Laura [Ward-Jones] was absolutely fantastic, very professional, giving accurate and good advice Mr F - Manchester
Thank you [Rob Moussalli] for everything you have done for my sons over the last couple of years. I don’t know what we would do without you. I recommend you to all my friends. Ms D - Manchester
Your service was excellent, the staff were brilliant, very helpful and professional. Yvonne Garside was brilliant, promote her. Mr M - Manchester

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