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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Big thank you to Erin Cowley for all of her hard work on my partners case which had the best turn out we could of had! Erin was always willing to work outside of her office hours for us and would never fail to make my partner feel like he was in the best hands as he really was, I just really can't thank Erin enough for everything, I will always remember what she had done for us and I will continue to praise her to my friends and family and most of all I highly recommend Erin! If ever I even needed a little reassurance I could call Erin and she would 100% make me feel better about any worries I had at the time, I have never worked with somebody so professional and so honest yet so friendly at the same time, I will never forget this case because it was a horrendous time for me and my partner but mostly i'll never forget how much worse it may have been if we had anybody else representing us. Thanks You so much from the bottom of my heart once again!! Testimonial - Miss Carr - Manchester
I was highly impressed with the way in which my case was handled by Jonathan from my initial instruction to its conclusion, Both my partner and I were treated with the utmost courtesy and no query was too small nor too great for Jonathan and the team. He went above and beyond to help me. Jonathan explained the whole legal process in relation to my case in a clear and comprehensible manner. He also treated me with respect and total honesty ensuring that I fully understood the available options open to me and their possible outcomes. With his guidance and support, I was able to face up to and make some difficult decisions…I would not hesitate in recommending Jonathan and Burton Copeland. Testimonial - Mr C - Oct 2017 - Manchester
Thank you so so much for all your hard work and support!!!! You have an absolutely brilliant team, they did an amazing job and they did so so well in court! Through all our stress it was nice to have lawyers we could put our faith in. Thanks again, we truly appreciate it so much!!! Mrs G - London
From the outset Yvonne delivered an outstanding service. Everything was explained to me at every step of the way and I was fully informed of all aspects of my case. I would highly recommend Yvonne Garside to anyone facing difficulties with the Criminal justice system. Yvonne is a true credit to Criminal Law, Thank you Mr R - Manchester

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