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Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson is at the forefront of criminal defence solicitors in the UK and we are regularly instructed in the most serious, complex and high profile criminal cases. If your case progresses to the Crown Court it will be fully prepared by one of our experienced team, offering excellence and efficiency throughout the course of the proceedings. We have extensive experience in all areas of criminal law, with specific expertise in serious and organised crime, murder, terrorism, money laundering, robbery and drug importations.
Our firm are approved members of the Very High Cost Crime Panel, which is limited to firms with the proven expertise in representing those charged with the most grave, complex and demanding cases prosecuted in England and Wales. We have an unparalled reputation in tactical decision making, for having a tenacious approach to the evidence and in ensuring every last detail of the case is thoroughly prepared. Members of our Crown Court team have expertise in fraud and allegations of financial crime and we have wide experience in seeking to lift restraint or receivership orders from assets of defendants or third parties to criminal proceedings. We can offer advice and representation in relation to investigations, tribunal hearings and criminal prosecutions brought under the provisions of the Financial Services legislation. We are frequently instructed on behalf of professional bodies to represent their members and we regularly advise in cases of corporate and involuntary manslaughter as well as Health & Safety prosecutions.
Our firm has a dedicated in-house Crown Court advocacy team, including in-house counsel, offering a bespoke service and a continuity of representation throughout the case. Our firm also has strong links with the foremost sets of barristers’ chambers specialising in criminal law and we are able to ensure representation by the most highly rated advocates in the profession.
Although there is no “merits” testing in the Crown Court, whether you will have to make a contribution to the cost of your case is subject to a “means” test. We can assist you in completing the relevant Legal Aid application form along with the financial assessment form. If you are not eligible for Legal Aid, we offer extremely competitive private rates. If you choose to fund your defence privately, you can apply to reclaim your costs if you are subsequently found not guilty. Please contact us to discuss your application for legal aid on 0207 790 4032 or alternatively, complete an online enquiry form and we will contact you.
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