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Criminal and Regulatory Offences

Warners Solicitors Criminal Team Ranked in Legal 500 2014We are experts at defending all kinds of criminal prosecutions from road traffic to assaults and public order offences. We support our clients throughout the criminal justice process from the initial formal interview through to representation at court. We cover cases in all criminal courts, from magistrates courts to the Court of Appeal.

We have the capability to handle all types of regular and serious crime but  we have particular expertise in countryside-related criminal matters such as illegal hunting, interference with badger setts, assaults and public disorder offences as well as alleged breaches of animal welfare, environmental and health and safety legislation.

We concentrate solely on privately funded cases and we offer a tailored service to our clients. All criminal cases will be handled by a senior and experienced solicitor.
We regularly act for clients facing investigation and/or prosecution for alleged offences of all types, including those relating to:

  • Road traffic
  • Assaults and public order
  • Fraud/dishonesty
  • Animal welfare (farm and domestic)
  • Wildlife
  • The environment
  • Health and safety

Our Criminal and Regulatory Offences team is recognised as a leading firm in the 2013 edition of The Legal 500. Tim Ryan is also recommended in the 2014 edition of Chambers and Partners. Sources praise him for being "professional and considerate in his client care".

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