Old Bailey Solicitors

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Our criminal defence team in London represent clients facing allegations including sexual assault, violent offences and drug offences.

Contact us

You can speak to our expert team in London on 020 7846 4999 or email [email protected]

Our expert team

Our criminal defence team in London represent clients all over the country during investigation and prosecution for a wide range of criminal offences, including fraud and financial crime, regulatory offences, sexual offences, drug offences, violent offences and driving offences.

We are accredited by the Law Society for Criminal Litigation reflecting our exceptional expertise and can represent you at every stage of proceedings, from initial interview by police or other government agencies to court hearings and appeals. We can also advise you if you believe you may have committed an offence and are unsure what to do.

Our criminal defence lawyers in London are available 24/7, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch. 

Contact Details

London Office
20 Old Bailey,
London, EC4M 7AN

Phone: 020 7846 4999
Email: [email protected]

How to find us

Arriving by train

We are around 5 minutes’ walk from City Thameslink station and St Paul’s Underground station (on the Central line), and around 10 minutes’ from Holborn Station (on the Central and Piccadilly lines) and Blackfriars Station (on the Circle and District lines).

Arriving by bus

We are on a number of bus routes, including the 8, 25, 46, 521, N8, N25 and N242.

Arriving by car

There are several car parks nearby, including Baynard House and Queen Street Car Park.


We are committed to providing an accessible environment for every client, so if you have any specific accessibility needs, please get in touch so we can discuss how we can accommodate you.

Our legal services in London

Fraud and Financial Crime

If you are under investigation or have been charged with any kind of financial offence, our criminal defence team can offer expert advice and representation.

We have extensive experience acting for individual and corporate clients in relation to allegations of offences including fraud, money laundering, cheating the revenue, bribery and corruption.

Tax and HMRC Investigations

Allegations of involvement in a missing trader intra-community fraud (also known as carousel fraud) can have an immediate negative impact on your business (e.g. if HMRC are withholding your claim to VAT input repayments).

Our business defence lawyers in London work with leading tax barristers and Queens Counsel to deal effective with these matters and give you best chance of reclaiming any disputed amounts of VAT.

Health and Safety Prosecutions

Being prosecuted for a Health and Safety offence can result in heavy fines, a prison sentence and serious damage to your business’s reputation. An investigation can also be highly stressful and disruptive, so expert legal advice is essential.

Our London-based regulatory offences solicitors advise and represent individuals, companies, directors and employees through every stage of dealing with Health and Safety investigations and prosecutions, protecting you and your business. 

MHRA Investigations and Prosecutions

If you are investigated or prosecuted for the sale and distribution of unlicensed medicines or the sale of licensed products by an unauthorised vendor, it is important to have legal representation from a criminal defence team with experience in this niche area.

Our team regularly advise, represent and defend clients being investigated and prosecuted by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), so can provide seasoned legal support if you are due to be interviewed under caution at the MHRA headquarters in Victoria or are facing prosecution anywhere in England or Wales.


Sexual Offences

Being accused of a sexual offence can be devastating, both personally and professionally. Getting the right legal advice and personal support from the outset can help to make any investigation and prosecution more manageable while giving you the best chance of a positive outcome.

Our criminal defence lawyers in London have significant experience representing clients facing these types of difficult allegations. We have a strong track record of success and will ensure your case is handled sensitively and confidentially at all times.

Violent Offences

Being investigated or prosecuted for a violent offence can be very worrying, so we aim to guide you through this difficult time with sensitivity while robustly defending your rights and giving you the best possible defence.

We have vast experience dealing with the full range of violent offences, from minor assaults to the most serious offences, including murder, manslaughter, kidnap and robbery.

Drug Offences

Conviction for even a minor drug offence can have a massive effect on your life, potentially costing you your job on top of the criminal penalties. It is therefore essential to have a robust legal defence as soon as possible to give you the best chance of a positive outcome.

Our criminal defence lawyers in London are very experienced in representing those under arrest for drug related offences, including drug possession, supply, production and importation offences.

Driving Offences

Driving offences are relatively common, but it can be very disruptive to your life if you are convicted. Losing your licence result in significant personal and professional difficulties, affecting both you and your loved ones.

Our driving offences solicitors in London have a forensic understanding of this complex area of law. We can provide expert legal advice from the earliest stages of criminal proceedings, with the potential to make the difference between your receiving a driving ban or walking away with a valid driving licence, as well as any helping to minimise any other penalties.

Our expertise includes everything from minor road traffic offences to the most serious crimes, such as death by careless driving and death by dangerous driving.

Speak to our solicitors in central London today

To discuss your legal needs with our friendly legal experts in London, you can call us on 020 7846 4999 or email [email protected].