Criminal LAw Defence solicitors Manchester
Help when you need it most from one of the UK’s leading Criminal Defence Solicitors practices.
Established in 1998, our team of solicitors have been providing best-in-class legal representation from our offices in Manchester and Trafford for 21 years.
If you have been accused of or charged with a criminal offence, or been wrongly convicted or excessively sentenced for a crime, we are here to help.
about our criminal law defence services
We are dedicated to offering the highest standard of service possible to all our clients. Our solicitors have the depth of experience required to give the best-possible advice, regardless of your situation, and we guarantee our most experienced lawyers will work on your case. You’re in safe hands with Draycott Browne.
Our criminal defence services include:
With a proven track record across a range of challenging, high-profile cases, you can be confident you are receiving world class legal advice and representation throughout you case.
Our team of solicitors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, meaning we’re always available when you need us most. We understand that being accused of a crime rarely occurs during office hours, so we don’t stick to a strict 9-5 schedule.
We have worked on every aspect of criminal defence, allowing us to assist throughout the process, from initial police interviews to the appeals process and parole hearings. No matter your needs or the outcome of your case, you can be confident of having the same solicitor by your side throughout.
All our team works closely with clients to provide emotional support as well as legal advice. We understand we’re playing a central role in one of the most stressful times in your life, and do everything possible to guide you through and reduce stress for you and your loved ones.
We endeavour to be completely clear about our fees from the outset, making your finances one less thing to worry about. Our team is also dedicated to providing first-rate Legal Aid services providing the expert help you require just when you need it most.
Criminal Defence with Legal Aid
Our dedication to providing a first-rate Legal Aid service is unwavering. We continue to build upon our reputation as leading Legal Aid solicitors, providing the expert help you need, when you need it.
Our team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Irrespective of the nature of the offence of which you have been accused, we can provide assistance while you are in police custody and representation when you appear before the courts.
We also support clients beyond this stage, providing advice on the appeal process, prisoners’ rights and parole hearings.
The Draycott Browne team consists of 12 expert solicitors, all of whom specialise in different areas of criminal law and are dedicated to helping those accused of or charged with a criminal offence.
Click here to find out more about our team and how they have helped clients.
Contact our criminal solicitors in Manchester today by calling 0161 228 2244. If you would like us to contact you, simply fill in our online enquiry form and a member of the team will be in touch as soon as possible.
Ched Evans Case
14 October 2016
“Draycott Browne Solicitors are delighted to confirm the verdict of not guilty in the case of Ched Evans. The verdict, delivered unanimously, finally brings to an end a case that began on the 31st May 2011. We were instructed by Mr. Evans after he had been convicted in 2012. We offered him advice and assistance during this period through to the successful application to the Criminal Cases Review Commission for the referral of his conviction to the Court of Appeal.
Cardiff City striker, Lee Tomlin
03 November 2017
On 3rd November, Lee Tomlin appeared before the Crown Court at Leicester in relation to an allegation of causing Grievous Bodily Harm. As a result of representations made upon his behalf, no evidence was offered and a Not Guilty verdict was entered.
Huddersfield Giants Winger.
06 November 2016
Shaun Draycott conducted the successful representation of Rugby League Professional, Gene Ormsby, in relation to proceedings brought against him under the Dangerous Dogs Act....."
Liverpool FC Defender, Lloyd Jones
06 November 2017
Lloyd Jones appeared before the Crown Court at Gloucester in relation to an allegation of causing grievous bodily harm. No evidence was offered and a verdict of not guilty was entered.
Liverpool's Longest Fraud Trial
18 October 2018
In the longest fraud trial Liverpool's Crown Court has seen, Rob Mann of Draycott Browne conducted the successful representation of former Conservative councillor David Richard Barton. A not guilty verdict was returned after 137 days of trial allowing David to finally put his life back on track.
Draycott Browne instructed by former Worcestershire Cricketer, Alex Hepburn
12 April 2019
On the 12th April 2019, Alex Hepburn was convicted, at Worcester Crown Court, of an offence of rape by oral penetration. Whilst we did not represent Mr. Hepburn at trial, we are instructed to offer him advice and assistance in relation to his proposed appeal against conviction.