Maidments Solicitors is one of the country’s leading criminal defence practices. We have a significant reputation as expert defence lawyers in cases involving serious crime and commercial fraud
As criminal lawyers employing highly competent and experienced solicitors and barristers we have undertaken representation in most of the country’s leading and high profile cases of serious crime and commercial fraud, including those prosecuted by the Serious Fraud Office, HM Revenue and Customs, Serious Fraud Squad London, and the Fraud Squads of the other major Metropolitan cities in England and Wales, specialist Crime Investigation and Prosecution Departments of the CPS, and the Department of BIS.
The firm provides advice and representation as defence lawyers throughout England and Wales through its network of offices in Manchester, Blackburn, Salford, Leeds, Chorley, Preston, Accrington. The firm particularly maintains a substantial level of casework for clients in London and the South East in respect of cases of serious crime and commercial fraud.
The practice was established in Manchester as a specialist criminal solicitors practice in 1993 by Allan Maidment, who has 40 years experience in criminal practise, providing representation in serious crime and commercial fraud. Since that time, the practice has grown significantly into a substantial firm of criminal lawyers with a dedicated and highly experienced team of solicitors, barristers, legal executives, criminal law clerks and support staff undertaking the defence of the most complex criminal prosecutions, including cases of serious fraud.
We operate a 24 hour advice and assistance service to our clients from our offices in Manchester, Blackburn, Salford, Leeds, Preston and Accrington.
The practice holds a Franchise from the Legal Aid Agency in criminal law. The firm is a member of the Very High Cost Case Panel operated by the Legal Aid Agency which enables the firm to contract its work with the LAA in respect of the most serious cases of crime and fraud.
The firm provides advice and representation to clients who are the subject of investigation and prosecution in Police Stations, Magistrates Courts, Crown Courts, throughout England and Wales, before the Court of Appeal, and in respect of clients facing prosecution in other jurisdictions.
The firm also specialises in the defence and representation of clients in road traffic prosecutions, of all types, before the Magistrates Court and Crown Court, through our specialist Road Traffic Defence Team.
Legal Aid Funding
24 Hour Advice and Assistance
Private Client Work
High Profile Casework
VAT & Revenue Fraud Specialists
Practicing law for over 25 years
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