Criminal Defence Barristers

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Our barristers at Barrister 4U are experts in assisting those accused of wrong doing. Our criminal law barristers have been involved in lot's of high profile cases over the years and their experience in this area is unrivalled.

We understand fully the physical and mental impact of a criminal investigation / trial on our clients, which is why we give our full support from the outset. We are committed to providing the highest quality advice in every case we represent. We are approachable at any time offering practical / sensible advice. Our barristers have the highest standards in courtroom advocacy preparing cases meticulously ensuring that we have all the details. With 1000+ barristers on our books we have a wide range of barristers at our disposal. Priding ourselves on our ability to represent clients of all ages, race, religions and backgrounds.

Criminal Law

Criminal law consists of a vast amount of areas’ where a barrister can cover. The main areas of criminal law that are the most common are murder, manslaughter, terrorism, serious violence, kidnapping, false imprisonment, firearms and robbery, drug trafficking, money laundering, driving offences and extradition. It is important that if you should seek immediate advice as soon as possible to prevent any further repercussions.

Barristers will be able to give advice and legal representation across the whole spectrum of criminal law. In each area barristers across the country will have specialist areas, which can relate to dangerous driving, alcohol and drug offences, and negligence. Barristers are always committed to helping clients find the best outcomes for their particular criminal case.

Why should I use a barrister?

Some selected barristers can be specialists in criminal law; your barrister will give you direct advice on any legal dispute, and they will help you draft the relevant documents you need. We offer invaluable assistance at any stage of a criminal claim, whether it is initial advice, advocacy in the higher courts or any settlement. Barristers4u will be able to take you through every step when dealing with your particular criminal dispute.

Who is the best barrister for me?

If you need good and reliable advice, on criminal law, then, choose a barrister from Barristers4u. We will be able to give you a free no obligation quote on your case. In addition, we would be able to put you in contact with a barrister, who would be able to advise you on any proceedings that you need to take or defend.Barristers4u will be able to provide you a “ criminal specialist barrister” and all you have to do, is follow the instructions below.

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How A Barrister Can Help You

Barristers are often cheaper than solicitors because they don't have the same level of overheads. You pay a Barrister for their time and expertise, not the expensive running costs of modern offices and administration.

Barristers4U will always offer fixed fees, making things easy for you. You can rest easy thanks to the certainty we provide on fees, rather than worrying about being charged for every phone call you make.

You will only deal with Barristers that are experts in your chosen area of law. You will be advised of the strengths and weaknesses of your case and will be skilfully represented in front of a judge.

All your paper work, legal documents and letters will be written for you. If needed, our Barristers will do all the negotiating so you don't have to say or write anything.

We guarantee speed of service by offering you Barristers that can guarantee to devote their time to your case. We can even conduct all meetings virtually, saving you even more time and money!

We offer a no obligation search through our list of national, qualified and highly experienced barristers. When you’re ready, choose the Barrister, accept the fee and put yourself back in control.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can you provide legal advice or representation?
    Yes. We have access to 1,000 Barristers at 210 different chambers in England & Wales. We can compare them for you. If you have a particular budget we will try to get you legal representation to fit that budget.
  • What can a Barrister do for me?
    Barristers can:
    • Provide expert legal opinion and advise
    • Draft legal documents
    • Attend Court as your advocate
    • Represent you at a Mediation or Arbitration
    Barristers are experts in the law and provide a high level of skill when advocacy is required to present your case in a Court or Tribunal. Most Barristers do not conduct litigation but, if needed, Barristers4U can provide those who are now approved to do so by the Bar Standards Board. We can advise who is best placed to help you once we have reviewed your enquiry.
  • How cheap is cheap?
    We are very flexible and can work to a fixed fee or, alternatively, to your budget. All fees are agreed before the work is completed so you always know where you stand. Our Barristers’ overheads are low. This and our technology means you can access leading legal minds across England and Wales at a time and price that suits you.
  • How quickly can legal proceedings begin?
    Before working with a barrister tell us the date you wish to start legal proceedings or let us know when you need representing and we will make sure we get an experienced barrister by your side ready for the legal proceedings.

Criminal Barrister

Our criminal barristers provide the highest level of expert legal advice across a wide varieties of criminal law - from financial crime to fraud to murder. Our leading criminal barristers cover all areas of sexual crime including sexual assault, rape, indecent images, sexual abuse, prostitution etc. We also have specialist barristers for terrorism case, honour killings, culture based crime, slavery, servitude, FGM and forced marriages.

Criminal Law Barrister

Our criminal law barristers also provide expert advice into the full range of motor offences including speeding offences, alcohol & drug related driving offences, failing to stop, failing to provide, dangerous and careless driving and HGV offences. We are 100% committed to helping all our clients secure the best outcome for themselves when defending applications for freezing, restraint and confiscation orders, and orders for asset forfeiture under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. If you are facing extradition proceedings whether you are a UK or non-UK national, we have some of the best specialist criminal law barristers to represent you.

All our barristers have unrivalled expertise in appeals from the Magistrates’ Court, Crown Court, High Court by way of case stated and Judicial Review, Appeals against conviction and sentence to the Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court.

Defence Barrister

A defence barrister represents a person accused of a crime. The role of the defence barrister is to present the arguments and not just prove that the accused is innocent. The defence barrister will then point out to the jury what they think is wrong with the prosecution's evidence. Trying to explain other possible explanations to build a case of arguments for their defence.

Criminal Defence Services

There are many different types of criminal defence services that our barristers offer at every level from them Magistrates’ Court to the Supreme Court. We defend individuals accused of a wide variety of criminal offences;

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Assault Offences
  • Sexual Offences
  • Fraud
  • Dangerous Dogs
  • Drug Offences
  • Blackmail
  • Firearms Offences
  • Cyber Crime
  • Child Pornography
  • Harassment
  • Police Station Representation
  • Inquests
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Reputation Management
  • Extradition
  • Terrorism
  • Violence
  • Kidnapping
  • False imprisonment
  • Robbery
  • Knife crime
  • Serious organised crime
  • Money laundering
  • Driving offences