welcome to burton copeland

We are award winning, expert defence and regulatory solicitors, based in Manchester, who have garnered a reputation as one of the UK’s leading criminal law firms.

We have been defending those who have been accused of committing criminal offences 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:

Corporate Crime & Fraud, Criminal Defence, Crown Court Advocacy, Cyber Crime, Financial Crime, HMRC Investigations, Inquests, POCA, Police Station Advice, Prison Law, Professional Discipline, Regulatory, Road Traffic & Motoring Offences, Trading Standards

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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Mr K said about Kim Holden, "[She] has very good positive energy which instilled a lot of confidence in me and [she] seemed very intelligent which made me feel very comfortable about my situation. [She] is a credit to Burton Copeland." Mr K - Yorkshire
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
A big thank-you for helping and supporting my nephew through his case which was so justly and successfully completed recently. I was a Youth magistrate in Manchester 10 years ago and remember how impressed I was with the case you gave to your young clients. I was so relieved that you agreed to help. Thank-you again so much. Mrs H - Manchester
Louise Straw was my solicitor and I cannot thank her enough for the work she did for me. Far exceeded my expectations and has genuinely been the single most professional, hard working and understanding person I have come across throughout my case. A true example of how a solicitor should be and I hugely recommend Burton Copeland/Louise Straws services. Her, along with the barrister she provided and instructed on my case, have allowed me to have faith in the justice system and I hope that anybody else struggling could be afforded such a high level of work as was performed for me. If more of the people involved in courts and particularly the police acted as professionally and ethically as them, the effect it would have for the country as a whole would be dramatic. Cannot recommend enough, from start to finish. So glad that I came across them and wish Louise and everybody at Burton Copeland all the best with their work in the future. They are a shining light in the dark and confusing world that our justice system can sometimes be. Nathan Evans Nathan Evans - Cheshire

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