Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Charles Strachan recognise it is a daunting experience when facing any type of criminal charge. We have a range of experienced lawyers in our Criminal Defence Department, covering all aspects of advice, assistance and legal representation. Whether it be representation at a police station, or at a Crown Court trial, we have dedicated experts with a wealth of knowledge who can assist you.

Our team is headed by Managing Director Adrian Bryant, who is a specialist criminal defence lawyer in relation to serious crime. He is supported by a team across all three offices, comprising of police station accredited representatives, as well as experienced lawyers, who have Higher Rights of Audience in the Crown Court and are accredited members of The Law Society Criminal Litigation Panel.

Police Station Advice

It is your right to receive free legal advice at a Police Station, even if you have not been arrested. We offer free legal advice and are duty solicitors on local court schemes. In the event of an emergency, if you are arrested, telephone us on 0121 704 3311 which operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Criminal Offences

No matter how minor or complex the offence is, we are here to help you. Some examples include Assault, Drug offences, Fraud, Money Laundering, Manslaughter, Murder, People Trafficking, Robbery, Shoplifting, Road Traffic Offences, Sexual Abuse Offences and Terrorism. Our team are also able to conduct very high cost cases in relation to serious crime. Whatever it may be, our team is ready to assist. Please see our List of Offences.

Legal Aid

Charles Strachan offer legal aid in relation to criminal cases, subject to eligibility. Get in touch to see if you qualify for legal aid.


Emergency And Out Of Hours

Our telephone number is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us on 0121 704 3311.