Specialist Criminal Solicitors in  Leeds

Are you looking for a criminal defence solicitor in Leeds or the surrounding areas? The Crime Solicitors at Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP are a team of highly respected, local criminal law Solicitors in Leeds with over 50 years of combined experience.

Our team have the expertise to guide you through your legal situation and we are here to deal with the matter at hand. Whatever circumstances you find yourself in, you can feel assured that you will be treated with empathy and professionally at all times.

All of our criminal solicitors in Leeds are approachable and proactive, which is evident when you read our outstanding reviews on Review Solicitors & Google.

Whether you have been arrested, or you have been charged with a crime, our Criminal Lawyers have an excellent track record in successful defence outcomes in criminal law cases. You can be confident we can help, whatever the offence you have been charged with.

Have you been accused of benefit fraud? Here at Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP, we have dealt with many benefit fraud cases and we offer legal representation at Job Centre interviews.


Our team of specialist benefit fraud solicitors has the experience to ensure that you receive the very best advice and representation available. 


We have seen people feeling stressed and worried when accused of benefit fraud and in this situation speaking to a friendly solicitor with a wealth of experience in this area can help enormously. We are here to take the stress away from you and be an extension of your voice.

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At Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP, we have commercial fraud lawyers who specialise in all aspects of business fraud. Commercial Fraud is on the increase and the cost of fraud to businesses amounts to billions every year.


Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP act in the defence of matters concerning fraud including commercial fraud and business crime & commercial litigation.


We would always seek to build the most robust defence case we can in order to secure the best possible outcome for the individuals & companies we represent.

Our commercial fraud solicitors are experienced in cases involving tax fraud, money laundering & other serious fraud matters.

Our commercial litigation department acts for matters relating to litigation, dispute resolution, compliance, risk management and investigations.

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If you have been convicted of a crime that can lead to confiscation proceedings, you need expert in  Confiscation and Proceeds of Crime.


You may have had your trial but not had a positive outcome and the result could be that the court intend to confiscate assets.


In certain offences, the prosecution can say that your assets have come from a criminal lifestyle and can apply to the court to confiscate the assets you own. This can include your home, cars, and bank accounts. If you do not have the funds to pay it then you can be sent to prison in default of payment and still owe the money.

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Criminal Law is a highly specialised and complex area, and if you have been charged with an offence, you will need an expert Criminal Solicitor to provide you with court representation.


We have a team of Criminal Defence Solicitors in Leeds who defend people charged with Criminal offences in court. Our experience in the field ensures that you will receive the highest possible level of expertise available from the team. Our Criminal Law Solicitors can represent you in all courts of law.

We have expert, specialist and sympathetic solicitors able to provide you with legal advice and representation on all aspects of Criminal Law at all levels ensuring you the best chance of success in your case.

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Have you been charged or accused with a drink driving offence? If so, you need a Solicitor who has the experience in defending drink driving offence charges.


Our highly experienced team of drink driving solicitors in Leeds defend motorists who have been charged with a range of offences relating to driving including speeding offences, dangerous driving and drink driving.

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Been accused of the possession with intent to supply drugs? Or just possession of drugs? Been arrested after your car or your property was searched for drugs? Have you been held in a police station for further questioning?


Our criminal solicitors in Leeds are highly trained and highly experienced in drugs offence defence, and are dedicated to offering the best criminal defence services to our clients at police stations, in courts and prisons.

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Murder and Manslaughter Defence Solicitors

Allegations of murder or manslaughter are very serious and can carry long prison sentences, including a life sentence in prison.


For these reasons, it is vital you seek legal representation as early as possible to ensure you are advised and guided in relation to your legal position from the outset.

The criminal defence team at Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP has the experience to provide the type of service you require to defend such serious cases.


If you have been accused of committing manslaughter or murder, please contact our solicitors today so we can get started on building your defence.

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If you have been arrested by Police and remanded in custody, then it is important that legal representation is available to help you.


Here at Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP, we are able to provide assistance with your police station defence as well as informing you of your legal rights. If you haven’t sought legal advice before being released on bail, it is important you do so whilst on bail.


Our Police station defence service is available throughout West Yorkshire. A Duty Solicitor can be critical during the early stages of any criminal investigation!

We are available for police station defence 24 hours a day.


Another service we offer is third party advice. We know how stressful it is when a loved one is remanded in police custody, we provide simple concise and accurate advice on the best way to proceed.

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Have you been charged or accused of a public order offence? Such as Rioting, Violent Disorder or Affray (more than two people threatening violence).

In recent years, police have started to take an increasingly target-driven approach to crime.


At Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP, we are here to deal with the matter at hand and whatever the circumstances, you can feel assured that we will deal with you sympathetically and professionally at all times.

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There are various crimes related to robbery & theft which can lead to significant punishment. The serious nature of the misconduct involved means those accused would be well advised to seek legal representation and advice from a fully qualified criminal defence solicitor.


Robbery is defined as the act of unlawfully taking possessions from another person while putting them in a state of fear or by using violence. Those convicted of such actions can expect to receive significant punishment – possibly even a prison term.

If you have been accused or charged with Robbery or Theft, get in touch to discuss your circumstances today.

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Have you been accused of a serious crime offence? Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP are Serious Crime Solicitors and we act in the defence of people who have been accused of crimes of a serious nature such as; Drug Offences, Rape, Murder & Manslaughter, Serious Assault, Serious Fraud, Sexual Assault, Terrorism…and more.


We would undertake the detailed preparation of the defence case where matters proceed to trial. This would involve a detailed assessment and examination of the prosecution case devising the defence case for our client, this normally involves obtaining evidence from witnesses.


In serious crime cases where a client would decide to plead guilty, we assist in the preparation of detailed mitigation for presentation before the court in order to assist the sentence. We advise on all costs of proceedings.

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Have you been accused of fraud? Here at Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP, we have dealt with many fraud cases including business fraud and serious fraud.


Our team of specialist fraud solicitors have the experience to ensure that you receive the very best advice and representation available.


We have seen people under immense pressure when accused of fraud and speaking to a friendly solicitor with a wealth of experience in this area can help enormously. Get in touch today for a free initial discussion.

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Clients accused of, or connected with sexual offences face significant challenges. The social stigma, and sometimes publicity surrounding such cases involves dealing with very sensitive circumstances where emotions are heightened.


At Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP, we have experience in dealing with sensitive sexual offence cases which enables us to provide expert advice and support to individuals when they need it.


We are here to defend our clients and priority is focused on obtaining the best possible outcome and limiting any damage to the reputation of our client.


Whether you are an individual facing an allegation, a victim or witness who would like assistance in navigating the court process, or an organisation that requires advice regarding offences that may have been committed by your employees, Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP has a team of experienced criminal law solicitors who are here to help.

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Have you been charged with a speeding offence? If so, you may need a specialised speeding offence solicitor to provide legal advice or representation.


A driving offence could have minor or major repercussions on your life. At the least, you can expect 3 points on your licence and a £100 fine and at most, you might be in danger of losing your licence and subsequently your job or even a prison term. 


Our highly skilled team of speeding offence solicitors represent motorists who have been charged with a range of offences relating to driving including; speeding, dangerous driving & drink driving.

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Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP are Criminal Defence specialists and we provide legal defence for matters which fall under the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2000, The Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001, The Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005, The Terrorism Act 2006 and The Counter-Terrorism Act 2008.


If you have been stopped and searched, detained without charge, accused of making hoax bomb threats, had assets frozen in conjunction with terrorism allegations, had extradition proceedings started, or have been suspected or arrested for alleged terrorist activity, we can help.


Whether you have been accused of promoting terrorism within the UK or abroad your Human Rights should still be upheld. Our expert team of crime solicitors are available on a 24 hour basis and can provide immediate legal advice and representation.

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Legal Aid Crime Solicitors Leeds

We can offer legal aid funding on eligible criminal law cases by the Legal Aid Agency, (LAA) which is a system of government funding.

Legal aid can be used to help pay for your legal representation, however not everyone is eligible for Legal aid because it is means tested. In order to qualify for legal aid, your income and savings will be taken into account. If you’ve been charged with a crime, you must ask your criminal solicitor if you’re able to get criminal legal aid. If you find that you are eligible for legal aid funding for your criminal law matter, we can help you to facilitate your legal aid claim.

Criminal Solicitors Leeds 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week

When people come to us for legal advice relating to a criminal law matter, they are often experiencing a very difficult time in their life. We understand this and are not here to judge, we are here to defend, and fight your case to ensure that you are properly represented.


Our highly experienced criminal law solicitors in Leeds are committed and passionate about what they do, and they will always do their utmost to ensure the best possible outcome for you. We make the process simple: by listening, understanding, and by communicating openly with you. We aim to take  the stress of the legal process away as much as possible, and we will be an extension of your voice from the outset.


Highly Accredited Criminal Defence Lawyers