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Criminal Defence Solicitors

Our criminal defence solicitors are well known throughout Eastbourne, Hastings and East Sussex as being experts in criminal defence. We are able to deal with all aspects of criminal law from minor motoring offences to the most complex of cases.

If you need help in the evening or weekend our out of hours phone number is 07724 350521

How our criminal defence solicitors in Eastbourne can help you

Our highly experienced criminal defence solicitors offer:

  • 24/7 police station representation
  • Legal advice and representation for prisoners
  • Representation in council offices, courts and detention centres
  • Specialist advice and representation for driving offences

Why choose our criminal defence solicitors?

Our criminal defence team has many years of experience representing clients at the most difficult times in their lives. We can provide clear, sensible legal advice on your situation and the best defence strategy to avoid charges, secure acquittal or minimise any penalties where conviction cannot be avoided.

We are accredited by the Law Society for Criminal Litigation providing independent recognition of our expertise across all areas of criminal law work.

Get in touch for 24/7 criminal defence representation

For immediate expert criminal defence advice and representation, please use the contact details below to get in touch:

Police Station Representation

If you find yourself at the Police Station, have been arrested or are under Police investigation, we provide a 24 hour, 7 days a week service.

Our experienced duty Solicitors and Police Station accredited representatives are able to provide you with free legal advice at a Police Station.

Our Solicitors will also represent you at council offices, courts, prisons and detention centres.

Driving Offences

Many people only become involved with the Police or Courts in relation to motoring offences. There are many different driving offences which may result in a fine, attract penalty points, disqualification or you may even be sent to prison.

Whatever the driving offence, having to attend the Police Station or Court can be distressing. We have specialist Solicitors and Police Station representatives who are able to help. An idea of costs can be found here.

Legal advice and representation for prisoners

Stephen Rimmer LLP is one of the few law firms in East Sussex authorised by the Legal Aid Agency to carry out Prison Law work. Our crime Solicitors will be able to assist in providing advice both to serving and on remand prisoners. Our experts will help with parole applications, temporary release and licences.

Legal Aid for criminal defence

When arrested or interviewed in relation to a potential criminal offence, you are entitled to free legal representation. You can use the duty solicitor available in the police station at the time or request that our criminal defence solicitors act for you and the cost of our representation will be covered by legal aid.

Legal aid may also cover some or all of your costs if you are prosecuted in a Magistrates’ Court or Crown Court. This will depend on your financial situation and whether access to legal advice for your defence is considered to be in the interests of justice. 

Privately funded criminal defence

We can act for clients who are privately funding their defence, providing a high level of expertise for every stage of criminal proceedings.

Get in touch for 24/7 criminal defence representation

For immediate expert criminal defence advice and representation, please use the contact details below to get in touch:

How can we help you?

Call us today on 01323 644222 to get the specialist help you need.