Criminal Defence

William Scholes Law Firm > Criminal Defence

If you’re facing criminal investigation or proceedings, our criminal defence solicitors in Newcastle and North Tyneside can provide expert legal assistance.

At William-scholeslawfirm we have some of the most experienced and respected criminal defence solicitors in Newcastle, and across the North East. All our Solicitor Advocates have an excellent track record successfully defending our clients facing criminal charges not only at Police Stations and Magistrates’ Courts but also at the Crown Court and The Court of Appeal. This provides you with a continuous, high-quality service throughout your case. Mark HarrisonMatthew PurvesJonathan Cousins and Mark Styles are all members of local Court, Police Station Duty Solicitor Rotas and are Higher Rights Advocates, allowing them to directly represent clients in the Crown Court and beyond. We provide advice and assistance to those who are eligible for legal aid funding as well as on a private fee basis.

We represent clients throughout England and Wales for every type of criminal matter from corporate high-value white collar crime, Health & Safety Prosecutions and Trade Description cases, through to the prosecution of minor crimes. We are specialists in handling motoring and driving offences. 

We are experts in:

  • Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • Firearms & Gun Licences
  • Driving Offences
  • Murder & Manslaughter

All our Solicitor Advocates have an excellent track record successfully defending our clients facing criminal charges not only at Police Stations and Magistrate’s Courts but also at the Crown Court and The Court of Appeal. This provides you with a continuous, high-quality service throughout your case.