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0207 790 4032
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07841 454 170
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Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson has a first class reputation as specialists in criminal law and has been representing clients accused of all types of criminal offences throughout the East End of London and beyond for over a hundred years. We practice exclusively in criminal defence and represent people accused of offences including murder, serious and organised crime, terrorism, fraud, drug trafficking, sexual offences and allegations of assault through to road traffic and regulatory matters. The firm is consistently “top ranked” as amongst the very best in London and the UK by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 and has a strong team of dedicated lawyers offering practical and expert advice at every stage of the criminal investigation and trial process.
We are a firm with a sense of history and tradition combined with a modern and forward-thinking approach. The firm was founded by Charles Bradshaw in 1887 on East India Dock Road and the firm has maintained at least one office within a mile of that site ever since. The firm has evolved over the years to reflect the diverse and varied needs of the businesses and communities of the East End and we have ensured we continue to be at the cutting-edge of criminal defence representation. We represent clients throughout London and beyond and are able to offer specialist representation at all levels, including an in-house Crown Court advocacy team.
We understand that being accused of a criminal offence can be an intensely stressful and harrowing experience for the individual concerned and for their family. Our team approach all cases, regardless of the offence, with the same level of professionalism and efficiency, and with the aim of providing the best possible service, specific to the needs of each individual client. We will defend your case with robust determination, using the highest level of expertise in order to achieve the best result.
We are committed to providing a service that is equally accessible to all.
Our main offices are situated at 402 Commercial Road, London E1 0LG, (0207 790 4032) and are open between 9am and 6pm. We also have offices in the City at 150 The Minories, London EC3N 1LS (0207 264 2016). You can contact our dedicated police station advice line, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, on 07841 454 170. Alternatively, complete the online enquiry form and we will contact you for a confidential discussion about your case.
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