General Crime

‘Unrivalled in the North for criminal defence.’

– The Legal 500, 2023.

Our general crime team has expertise across the spectrum of serious crime, including:

  • public order offences (particularly in cases arising from political protests and demonstrations);
  • murder including diminished responsibility, joint enterprise and “single punch” manslaughter cases;
  • “baby shaking” and offences against children, including causing/allowing death and child cruelty;
  • attempted murder, serious assaults and arson;
  • firearms offences;
  • serious fraud;
  • drugs manufacture, importation and supply;
  • proceeds of crime proceedings and confiscation; and
  • sexual offences, including historic and multi-complainant allegations.

Notable recent cases include:

Contact the Practice Management Team here.

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