Criminal Defence Solicitors in Colchester

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When interviewed by the police or charged in relation to a criminal offence, it is essential that you have the right advice, support and representation at the earliest opportunity. This ensures that your interests are protected and that you have the strongest possible defence against any charges brought against you.

Gepp Solicitors criminal defence lawyers in Colchester have decades of experience working with people across a wide range of criminal offences. Every member of our team is a specialist in criminal law, meaning we can always offer comprehensive support, no matter what your legal issue.

Our team has a wealth of expertise, so we can support and protect your interests from the very start of criminal proceedings. We have extensive experience of representing clients at the highest levels and in the most serious criminal cases, including lengthy and complex cases all around the country. We regularly support clients at the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey and other London Courts.

Speak to one of our expert criminal defence solicitors in Colchester today by calling 01206 369889 or using the contact form on the right hand side of the page for a swift response.

Our criminal defence services in Colchester

Gepp Solicitors criminal defence lawyers in Colchester offer comprehensive legal advice, support and representation for people throughout Essex and the surrounding area in relation to a wide range of criminal offences.

Motoring law

Our motoring law solicitors in Colchester offer expert advice for those charged with motoring offences including drink driving, dangerous driving and driving without a licence or insurance. We have a very high success rate in defending our clients against such charges, which can have a significant impact on you, your family and your career.

Crown Court advocacy

Our criminal lawyers in Colchester have extensive experience supporting and representing clients in Crown Court hearings, from initial hearings through to sentencing hearings. Our skilled advocacy can help to ensure the best possible outcome for you. We regularly support clients in Crown Court charged with the most serious offences.

Military law

We have a strong history of supporting current and former military personnel with all aspects of military law. This includes for disciplinary offences, criminal conduct offences and also for civil criminal offences.

We can support and represent you at every stage of military law proceedings, including interviews with Special Investigations Branch (SIB) and Royal Military Police (RMP). We can represent you in summary hearings with your Commanding Officer and Court Martials, ensuring your interests and your career receive the best possible defence.

Youth Court

Our Youth Court lawyers represent young people charged with offences such as theft, burglary, anti-social behaviour and drug offences in Youth Court. We also handle more serious cases which generally start in Youth Court before being passed to Crown Court.

Benefit fraud

If you are suspected of, or have been charged with, benefit fraud, we can help you put together the strongest possible case to effectively represent your interests. Benefit fraud issues we can help with include being accused of intentionally not reporting a change in your circumstances or being dishonest in order to get benefits. We can help you understand your rights, any potentially mitigating circumstances and exceptions and help ensure that your interests are protected at all times.

Drug-related crime

Our Colchester criminal defence lawyers representing clients in relation to a wide range of drug offences, including the most serious crimes, such as large-scale importation. We have worked with a number of individuals on high profile drug cases in recent years, including representing individual defendants and groups of defendants.

RSPCA prosecutions

If the RSPCA has brought a prosecution against you, for example under the Animal Welfare Act 2006, we can advise and represent you to ensure you receive a fair outcome. This includes all criminal charges related to animal welfare, including animal neglect and animal cruelty. Our intervention can significantly reduce the likelihood of a successful prosecution against you and minimise the penalties where you are found guilty of an offence.

Police station representation

When attending a police station, either voluntarily or under caution, it is essential to have the best possible advice and representation to make sure that your rights and best interests are protected. Our expert team can support you at every stage of interview by the police to ensure you are treated fairly and that you do not unintentionally harm your own defence.

We have the experience to make the process as straightforward as possible, helping to reduce the stress and confusion that being interviewed by the police can bring. By getting our criminal defence solicitors involved at the earliest possible stage, we can minimise the chances of criminal charges being brought and ensure you have the strongest possible defence if your case does later go to trial.

Why choose Gepp Solicitors criminal defence solicitors in Colchester?

Gepp Solicitors highly experienced criminal defence lawyers in Colchester are experts in all aspects of criminal law with this being a core specialisation of our firm. We support and represent clients in all matters related to criminal charges, from being interviewed by the police right through to trial. We also regularly work with other law firms that do not specialise in criminal law being recommended to represent their clients due to our reputation and proven results.

We are members of the Law Society’s Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme, which means that we have demonstrated through external examination that our team has the highest levels of knowledge, skill, experience and practice in all areas of criminal litigation.

Contact Gepp Solicitors criminal defence lawyers in Colchester

Get in touch with our criminal law solicitors in Colchester now by calling 01206 369889 or using the contact form on the right-hand side of the page.