If you’re facing criminal investigation or proceedings, our criminal defence solicitors in Newcastle and North Tyneside can provide expert legal assistance.
At Hay & Kilner we have some of the most experienced and respected criminal defence solicitors in Newcastle, and across the North East. All our Solicitor Advocates have an excellent track record successfully defending our clients facing criminal charges not only at Police Stations and Magistrates’ Courts but also at the Crown Court and The Court of Appeal. This provides you with a continuous, high-quality service throughout your case. Mark Harrison, Matthew Purves, Jonathan Cousins and Mark Styles are all members of local Court, Police Station Duty Solicitor Rotas and are Higher Rights Advocates, allowing them to directly represent clients in the Crown Court and beyond. We provide advice and assistance to those who are eligible for legal aid funding as well as on a private fee basis.
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We represent clients throughout England and Wales for every type of criminal matter from corporate high-value white collar crime, Health & Safety Prosecutions and Trade Description cases, through to the prosecution of minor crimes. We are specialists in handling motoring and driving offences.
We operate a 24-hour emergency service, 365 days a year to ensure that our clients receive a first class service.
Emergency telephone number: 07800 995 885
All our Solicitor Advocates have an excellent track record successfully defending our clients facing criminal charges not only at Police Stations and Magistrate’s Courts but also at the Crown Court and The Court of Appeal. This provides you with a continuous, high-quality service throughout your case.
"Jonathan was second to none, and I am extremely grateful that I had his representation. Jonathan surpassed my previous experiences of other firms on a number of levels. His communication was a refreshing change, his preparation was meticulous and his ability to assist me in understanding the processes clearly, was reassuring."
- Client of Jonathan Cousins
"Clients who instruct this firm know that their representatives care about their case."
- The Legal 500
"A very professional outfit. Client care is placed at its forefront."
- Chambers & Partners