Criminal Law

Being on the wrong side of the law can be a worrying and frightening time for all involved. If a family member or friend is facing criminal proceedings you want to ensure that their rights are safeguarded and representation thorough.

Founding partner John Derry has been protecting people’s rights and providing rigorous defences to criminal proceedings for over 30 years.

His down to earth approach and deep rooted sense of justice makes him the revered Criminal Defence Lawyer he is today. With experience in all criminal problems ranging from minor road traffic matters through to the most serious of allegations John has extensive experience representing people in police stations, magistrates courts, crown courts and where appropriate The Court of Appeal.

The quality of the work has been recognised by the award of Legal Aid Crime Contract by the Legal Aid Agency, with legal aid services available subject to eligibility where appropriate.

Motoring offences – local court attendance fees (including all preparation work)

Type of plea Fee (+VAT)
Straight forward Guilty plea £350
Complex guilty plea involving calling evidence £450 – £650
Trials £750 – £1500


Free emergency 24/7 out of hours representation at police stations is available.

Emergency out of hours police station representation call 07977 148 904.

For further help or information get in touch with John Derry or Lynne Round