Criminal Defence Solicitors Birmingham

Being accused of a criminal offence can be stressful and potentially damaging for your reputation, career and relationships. Our Birmingham team can help.

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Our team of experienced criminal law solicitors in Birmingham are specialists in this particular field, offering truly specialist legal advice and representation to individuals who are facing potential allegations or charges for criminal offences.

Whatever the crime you are accused of and whatever your circumstances, we're one of the top criminal law firms in Birmingham because we always approach each case with sensitivity and professionalism, with a proven track record in this area of law.

If you're not used to the system of criminal justice in Birmingham or elsewhere in the country, being arrested or questioned by the police can be incredibly intimidating and stressful. With an experienced criminal defence lawyer in Birmingham in your corner, it can make a huge difference to the potential outcome of the case or what happens next.

We can be with you at every stage of the process, from the police station to potential court appearances, if necessary. Contact our criminal defence lawyers in Birmingham by calling 0800 689 3206 if you require assistance with allegations of criminal behaviour.

Accessing the best criminal solicitors in Birmingham

Accessing the best criminal solicitors in Birmingham

The first time you may be aware of the alleged offence could be when you are arrested or summoned to the police station to answer questions. This can be a very stressful environment and it's common for those being interviewed to make mistakes that can have severe consequences in relation to the case against them, due to the pressure of the situation.

Having experienced criminal lawyers in Birmingham at your side during this experience can make a significant difference to the case and what could possibly happen next. You're able to a have a private discussion with your solicitor before being questioned by the police. This can help you approach any questioning, understanding what your options are, and with a clearer mind. Criminal lawyers in Birmingham can be present during your police interviews.

Forbes offer emergency support at the police station 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

How much do criminal law firms in Birmingham cost?

How much do criminal law firms in Birmingham cost?

The cost of legal work on a criminal law case will depend on the circumstances involved as that will dictate how much work is involved for your solicitor. The support offered at the police station is always free of charge because it's covered under the Legal Aid scheme.

Solicitors in Birmingham offering criminal law advice will always discuss legal costs and funding options if additional services are required. You may qualify for Legal Aid, depending on several factors such as income and age, which may mean that you will have a proportion of your legal fees, or even all of them, paid for by the scheme.

Why choose Forbes as your criminal defence solicitors in Birmingham?

Forbes operate in Birmingham and nationwide, delivering the highest standards of legal advice and representation to every client. Facing potential criminal charges is always difficult to deal with, but our team always approach each case sensitively and professionally, to help you understand what is happening at each stage and what to expect next.

If you are arrested or need emergency legal advice in relation to a criminal investigation, our team are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to attend the police station and provide you with the specialist support needed at this time. We always aim for the best possible outcome for every client.

Call us on 0800 689 3206, request a call back or enquire online.

Our dedicated Crime team


Consultant, Crime

Daniel King

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Partner, Crime

Craig Liversidge


Partner, Crime

Craig MacKenzie

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