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We are expert criminal defence solicitors with many years of experience of defending clients detained at the police station. If you are arrested we can provide you with free legal advice either over the phone or we can attend at the police station to represent you.
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Old Bailey Solicitors has drawn together a team of lawyers it can be proud of. The vast majority of our staff have been with this firm for a number of years because...Meet our team
I am extremely happy and elated with the service that was provided by Rod and the team, and would more than happily shout this from the rooftops if necessary.
Thank you so much Karen. It has been an incredibly stressful time for us but your professionalism and guidance made the situation far more bearable. We knew we were 'in good hands,' from the moment I spoke to you and cannot tell you how grateful I am for that. You remained true to your words and because of your commitment to the case, we achieved the best possible outcome.
Camilla Rents was excellent throughout the whole engagement with OB Law. Not only was her legal knowledge exemplary, her calming and supportive manner that she showed to my son helped him get through this and minimised his anxiety and stress. Thank you so much Camilla.
Camilla, I would like to thank you formally for your support and advice during this stressful time, from the initial hearing through to the second and final hearing . In particular how you created a calming and supportive environment from the moment my son met you, which allowed him to engage and to tell his side of the story. My son felt at ease almost immediately which was a contrast to how he was leading up to the first hearing. I doubt whether the same outcome would have been achieved without your help and guidance, but even if the outcome was different I believe that my son was as prepared as best he could have been to face it, and that was down to you.
Your assistance, leading to a successful outcome, has played a big part in my son's recovery and we are very grateful.
You’re a winner Camilla - great stuff!
You are absolutely the best. You worked tirelessly putting my case together. Jane, your care and concern was superb. Great result.
Camilla, I just wanted to thank you ever so much for the outstanding professional support you gave me and also for the calm and empathy that I felt and which helped a lot.
You have given him back 18 months of his life. None of us will ever be able to thank you enough, Rod, for your determination and wonderful execution at the Appeal.
Just writing to express my thanks and appreciation for all your work. I am grateful to have been in the hands of an expert criminal defence team from Old Bailey Solicitors. I can now move forward with my life once again and hope for the best!
OBS were highly professional and supportive at a very difficult time. Rod Hayler provided rapid response to any queries.
Rod, thank you so incredibly much. I'm finding it hard to believe this nightmare is finally over. Thank you so much for all your quite brilliant support and advice.
Mr Aldred, I would like to say a big "Thank You" for supporting me during these false accusations which were made against me. I would like to inform you that i was recently informed that the case would be closed and no action would be taken. Once again, thank you for believing in me.
Just a note to thank you for your support today. I would have been completely lost without you.
Thank you Rob...without your big effort, my sister wouldn't have been acquitted, we really appreciated your help
I would like to thank you, Rod, for the advice you gave to me in relation to the law, how to engage with Probation and what to expect in court. Such help could only come from a first class specialist, practising in this specific area for a long time
Karen, I'd just like to thank you and your team for all the help and advice regarding my case recently. I'm glad that it was resolved in a timely fashion and I would like to say that the Barrister you sent was excellent and extremely helpful. Thanks again.
Old Bailey Solicitors have been exceptional and I'm very pleased with all the help and support over the last 15 months. Nothing has been too much trouble from start to finish. You will be very looked after & in safe hands with this team
It was a great comfort to know you were fighting my corner.
...a level headed approach, complete preparation, paired with a smooth but deadly gravitas in the courtroom. You will be in very safe hands with Old Bailey Solicitors.
Thanks to your hard work I have been able to keep my home and get on with my life.
Everything has been done effortlessly and without any judgement. Thank you.
I'm happy to pay the price for a good service. In my opinion, Rod Hayler did everything to a high standard.
Old Bailey Solicitors have been exceptional in handling my case and making it as worry free as possible for me. OBS assisted me through every step of my case and went above and beyond expectations to achieve an outcome in the Crown Court which avoided a custodial sentence, for this I am very grateful.
Camilla, this is excellent news and I believe that this success is a direct result of your hard work and your extensive knowledge of the legal system
I couldn’t thank you enough for all the help and support you’ve give me throughout this case, Camilla. I am so thankful and grateful for the outcome of this case, I couldn’t have gone through this without the support from you. Once again thank you so much I really appreciate the help.
Camilla Rents appointed as OBS Director
Old Bailey Solicitors are delighted to announce the appointment of Camilla Rents as a Director of the company. Camilla joined OBS in 2010 where she...
Removing a Restraining Order
A great many people are subject to restraining orders made under the Protection From Harassment Act 1997. The orders are designed to protect people from harassment...
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