Criminal Offences UK

If you have been called for interview, arrested or charged with a criminal offence, it is essential that you have the very best available legal representation to ensure you are treated fairly and that you can secure the most favourable outcome available.

MPR Solicitors represent clients facing interview, charges or prosecution for even the most serious criminal offences. Our expert criminal defence lawyers can support you during police station interviews, as well as at all levels of criminal proceedings and appeals.

With decades of experience across our team, we can ensure all relevant factors are considered and that you can secure the best possible outcome for your situation.

We are accredited by the Law Society for Criminal Litigation reflecting the high standards of our practice in this area.

For immediate expert representation when facing charges for a UK criminal offence, contact our specialist criminal defence lawyers 24/7 by calling 020 3824 8080.

Our expertise with UK criminal offences

Our criminal defence lawyers regularly advise and represent clients at all stages of criminal investigation and proceedings in relation to a wide range of criminal offences.


There are various different types of offences that can be categorised as ‘assault’. Depending on the type and seriousness of the assault offence, the potential penalties can vary considerably.

We can represent you in relation to all types of assault offences, including:

  • Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH)
  • Unlawful wounding
  • Actual Bodily Harm (ABH)
  • Common assault & battery
  • Assault with intent to resist or prevent assault

Cyber Crime

Cyber crime offences are often complex, requiring expert legal handling and technical expertise. Our team have particular expertise in dealing with computer crime and a strong track record of successfully defending clients facing serious cyber crime charges.

We can represent you in relation to all types of cyber crime offences, including:

  • Computer hacking
  • E-commerce crime & fraud
  • Malware & phishing
  • Copyright infringements
  • Corporate espionage

Drug Offences

Investigations into drug offences are often long and complex. Our criminal defence team can support you throughout every stage of investigation and during any eventual prosecution, ensuring you have the best possible defence from the outset.

We can represent you in relation to all types of drug offences, including:

  • Conspiracy to Import Drugs
  • Importation of Drugs
  • Conspiracy to Supply Drugs
  • Supply of Drugs
  • Production and Cultivation of Drugs
  • Possession of Drugs

Drug Trafficking

Drug trafficking charges carry the potential for very serious penalties, including prison time and proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act. Our criminal defence lawyers have strong experience with drug trafficking investigations and prosecutions, so can provide skilled guidance and robust representation during every stage of proceedings.

We can represent you in relation to all types of drug trafficking offences, including:

  • Drug trafficking
  • Laundering the proceeds of drug trafficking
  • Confiscation orders

Firearms & Weapons

Weapons and firearm offences are often extremely complicated, hinging on a number of technical details. Our team has the experience and expertise to ensure your case is handled effectively and no opportunity for a positive resolution is missed.

We can represent you in relation to all types of firearms and weapons offences, including those involving:

  • Possession of firearms
  • Transfer of weapons
  • Shortening or converting a firearm
  • Criminal use of firearms
  • Acquisition & possession of firearms & air weapons by minors
  • Importation of firearms

Murder & Manslaughter Defence

Murder, attempted murder and manslaughter all carry very serious penalties for anyone convicted of these offences. It is therefore critical to have experienced, expert legal advice when facing these kind of serious criminal charges.

We can represent you in relation to offences including:

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Gross negligence manslaughter
  • Corporate manslaughter
  • Attempted murder


Robbery offences often take a long time to investigate and prosecute, with various complex issues to consider. Our criminal defence team have represented numerous clients under investigation or during prosecution for even the most serious robbery offences.

We can represent you in relation to all types of robbery offences, including:

  • Conspiracy to Rob
  • Armed Robbery
  • Robbery
  • Firearms offences & other weapons

Sexual Offences

Investigations and prosecutions dealing with sexual offences are often some of the most challenging for everyone involved, with cases frequently depending on highly contentious issues and large amounts of evidence, particularly where digital evidence is a factor.

We can represent you in relation to all types of sexual offences, including:

  • Rape
  • Sexual Assault
  • Historic Abuse cases
  • Human Trafficking
  • Grooming
  • Making Indecent Images
  • Possession of Indecent Images
  • Revenge Porn

Terrorism Law

Terrorism offences are, by their nature, very serious, and require specialist handling by those with specific experience with and knowledge of anti-terror laws. Our criminal defence team have particular experience defending clients facing terrorism charges, so can provide the expertise needed to effectively deal with these complex matters.

We can represent you in relation to all types of terrorism offences, including:

  • Preparation of terrorist acts
  • Collecting information likely to be useful to a person planning for or committing a terrorist act
  • Distributing terrorist publications


A wide range of offences fall under the category of theft and these range in seriousness, with higher level offences potentially resulting in severe penalties for those convicted. Our criminal defence lawyers regularly represent clients facing theft charges, so can provide experienced legal guidance and support to help you achieve the best available outcome.

We can represent you in relation to all types of theft offences, including:

  • Conspiracy to Steal
  • Theft
  • Theft from Employer
  • Handling Stolen Goods
  • Deception

Contact our criminal defence lawyers now

When interviewed, charged or prosecuted in relation to a criminal offence, it is vital to have expert legal advice from the outset. This way, you can be confident that your interests are protected at all tiems and that you can start building the best possible defence straight away.

Our highly regarded criminal defence lawyers can represent you right from the police interview stage all the way through to court proceedings, giving you the strongest chance of a positive outcome.

Simply call 020 3824 8080 any time of day or night to speak to a member of our team.