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The Crown court department

This Department is the heart beat of the practice. It is run by Nick Melville, Paul Mullin and Lionel Greig. It is a large department that competes with some of the biggest criminal practices nationwide. 


We cover the whole country and have recently represented clients as far afield as Exeter and Newcastle Crown Courts. We are in Liverpool Crown Court everyday and have been for over 22 years. We have represented every type of client on every type of criminal charge. We regularly appear in Manchester, Preston and Chester Crown Courts. 


Our philosophy is simple, we believe we are the best and we want nothing but the best for our clients'. We pride ourselves on our reputation and this is built on the results we achieve in the Crown Court for our clients. Our reputation means we have access to the best barristers nationwide and in particular in Liverpool. We brief the best counsel, we prepare fastidiously and we are prepared to fight for our clients rights at every stage. 

If you have been accused of committing an offence  your trial will most likely be heard at the Crown Court , our experienced Criminal Defence Solicitors are available to advise you throughout the entire process and build a strong case for your defence. We promise to:

  • Advise you throughout the entire process including decisions about where your case will be heard

  • Seek legal aid for you subject to your finances

  • Deal confidentially with any concerns you may have

  • Have one of our leading advocates or counsel represent you 

  • Prepare and collate any and all documentary evidence that may be required

  • Take the worry off your hands

  • Prepare an appeal if necessary

Our team have been recognised both locally and nationally. The firm was nominated for small firm of the year award 2017 and we won the Criminal Law Award at the Legal Awards 2017 locally. We have extensive experience in successfully defending people who are being trialled in the Crown Court and pride ourselves in our professional and efficient approach.

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