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Specialist Criminal Defence Solicitors

Morton’s Solicitors are your specialist Solicitors in Serious Crime & Motoring offences, Sexual Offences & Regulatory Crime.

Specialist Motoring Offence Lawyers

Mortons Solicitors team of motoring lawyers can defend our clients accused of any driving/road traffic offence. Our Solicitors can provide representation during all stages of investigation and proceedings.

Defence Solicitors For Sexual Offences

Not only your reputation but also your liberty may be at stake! You should not face prosecution for an offence of this type without legal representation.

Need Representation in Court or in a Police Station? Speak to a member of our expert team – 0161 477 1121.
Lines open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Why Choose Morton’s Solicitors?

Our dedicated team of criminal defence solicitors are on call throughout the day and night, 365 days a year, to provide immediate advice and assistance in emergency situations; including 24-hour FREE legal representation at the Police Station.

Our Crown Court & Serious Crime department has vast experience in dealing with the most serious & high profile cases including murder, domestic violence, conspiracy, serious drugs offences, robberies, sexual offences & serious fraud.

Funding Options

Funding options for your criminal case include Legal Aid for imprisonable offences (depending on your financial circumstances) and fixed-fee options.

Mortons Solicitors are contracted by the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) to provide legally aided representation for criminal offences and we hold the Specialist Quality Mark (SQM).

Call our team or email us today for expert legal advice & representation.

I found myself in a very difficult situation recently which left me in need of a solicitor. Morton’s Solicitors, Simon Morton specifically was recommended to me and with some anxiousness I contacted him.

From the first conversation and throughout the legal process I found Simon and his team to be supportive, thoughtful and professionally brilliant!

He managed my concerns in addition to handling the case with a calm and clear manner, being responsive to questions and guiding me throughout the experience.

I have no reservation in recommending him, particularly if, like me, you have no experience of legal proceedings and need a reassuring yet expert legal representative to see things through- successfully!

Jules G,

AWARD WINNING SOLICITORS IN STOCKPORT, MANCHESTER & ACROSS THE NORTH WEST - CRIMINAL, MOTORING & SEXUAL OFFENCES.

We accept Private and Legal Aid cases across Greater Manchester, Cheshire and across the North West, Private Client instructions Nationwide. Our Solicitors provide specialist legal representation & advocacy at Magistrates’, Youth & Crown Courts.

LeGAL SUPPORT FOR

Motoring Offences

Are you at risk of penalty points or losing your driving licence? Our team can help. We have an abundance of experience & expertise and we get results!

Award Winning Service

We are winners of the ML Awards – “Crime Team of the Year” for 2018.

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AVAILABLE 24/7

Call us any time, day or night and we will have someone on hand to help.

PRIVATE / FUNDED CLIENTS

We offer fixed fee services and support for Legal Aid clients across the North West.

HIGHLY QUALIFIED

Our team of highly qualified solicitors are focused on delivering the right result.

IN OUR WEBSITE….

SEXUAL ASSAULT DEFENCE TEAM

Click to find out more about our discreet, professional service.

COURT REPRESENTATION

Click to find out more about our court representation services.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGES

Find out more about our Domestic Violence defence services.

POLICE STATION INTERVIEWS

Invited to attend an interview? Click to find out more.

MEET THE TEAM

Introducing our experienced legal team

REGULATORY SERVICES

Click here to read more about our regulatory services

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More Sentences At Risk of Prosecution Appeal

There is to be an increase in the number of offences subject to prosecution appeal, where it may be deemed that sentences applied are unduly lenient.

Forensic Gait Analysis

This article looks at Forensic Gait Analysis and how the way you walk could be used in evidence against you.

Cause Challenges – Can The Defence Challenge a Juror’s Selection In The UK

Juror Cause Challenges are common for the defence to use in the US to remove to unsuitable jurors, but can this be used in the UK?

Using a Cut Throat Defence

A cut-throat defence is where one defendant gives evidence that is damaging to a co-defendant’s case, sometimes going as far as directly accusing the other person of the crime, while typically seeking to exonerate themselves.

How To Tell If Firm Of Solicitors Registered In The UK

Regrettably, this flexibility with language allows for confusion, and when viewing many legal websites, you would be forgiven for thinking that you are dealing with a qualified legal professional, when in fact nothing could be further from the truth. The distinction between a ‘real’ solicitor and anyone else is necessary. Here we look at how you can tell if a solicitor is registered.

Sentences For Drug Offences Involving Prison and Prisoners

With many offences, the punishment may vary according to the context of the criminality. The same is true when it comes to sentencing of drugs offences, and particularly when it involves prisons and prisoners. Here we look at why this is. 

How Circumstances Can Affect Sentencing

When someone charged with theft of £3000 received a harsher sentence than someone who stole £22000 – eyebrows were raised. Here we look at how circumstances surrounding an individual saw why these sentences were correct.

Can Sentencing and Delay Work In Your Favour?

With recent cuts in the criminal system – the amount of delays between a crime and sentencing can have an impact on our clients. What can be done to protect our clients? Find out more about what can be done when there are delays in sentencing.

Samantha Ford – 10 Year Sentence For Killing Twins

Samantha Ford received a 10 year sentence for the deaths of her twin boys. The sentence has been criticised for seeming lenient. Here we look beyond the headlines and why it is a 10 year sentence.

Firearms and other laws after Brexit

As the government prepares to bring us out of the EU on 31st October 2019, details have begun to emerge as to the legal and regulatory position if we leave without a deal. Some of the first information released relates to firearms, although it regrettably raises more questions than it answers.

2018 Crime Team Of The Year

In early 2018 we were absolutely delighted to have been awarded the Manchester Legal Awards 2018 – “Crime – Team of the Year” award.

Not only is this based on our ability to get fantastic results for our clients, but we also offer an extremely friendly, discreet and client-focused service which has earnt us the plaudits.

What this means for any prospective client is that your case is going to be in some of the safest hands in Criminal Defense for Stockport, Greater Manchester & across the North West.

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20-22 Middle Hillgate, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK1 3AY

Tel: 0161 477 1121
Fax: 0161 477 0708

Email: admin@mortons-solicitors.co.uk

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