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We are expert criminal defence lawyers, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We have teams of specialist , solicitors and the North Easts best barristers on tap to represent you. Whatever crime you are accused of we will work from your very first call to achieve the best possible result.

Whether you are worried about a criminal investigation, have been called for interview or have already been arrested and charged, we will  provide you with specialist legal advice, from highly skilled criminal defence lawyers.

We work on a fixed fee basis if you are not  eligible for legal aid, either way you will receive personal attention from a highly qualified solicitor from the outset and throughout. We also retain specialist criminal defence barristers at every level,

Our criminal defence team has a wealth of experience in all areas of criminal law, from sensitive and personal allegations to the most serious cases of fraud and homicide. We know that your reputation as well as your liberty are at stake and we fiercely defend our clients, whilst maintaining complete confidentiality and professionalism, to minimise any damage to your reputation.

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Never avoid taking advice about a criminal investigation, as delay can be fatal. And never communicate with the police or any criminal investigation agency without speaking to a specialist lawyer – even honest and innocent mistakes, in what you tell them, can be held against you if your case reaches the criminal courts.

Contact us today on 0191 2625133 and you will have the reassurance of speaking to an expert straight away, to advise you and to take over any criminal case on your behalf.

Legal aid is available to anyone under arrest and taken to a police sation. It is free and if you find yourself in trouble with the police we are here to help 24/7

If you are subsequently prosecuted legal aid is still available (subject to a means test) . We can steer you through the process and complete the application on your behalf.

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QualitySolicitors is the largest network of law firms in the UK, with local law firms spanning the whole of England and Wales and customer service at the heart of everything we do.

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality legal advice and expertise for our clients, but in a way that’s far friendlier, more accessible and clear-talking than you might expect from a law firm.