Increase in Crime Duty Solicitor Cover, protecting your rights and fighting for justice.

14th August 2017

Following the recent acquisition of the Lee Rigby Partnership in Leyland, Roebucks have increased its number of Criminal Litigation Accredited specialised Criminal Lawyers to 7.

Criminal Litigation Accreditation covers all types of Legal Defence Work.

To become accredited members will have demonstrated through external examination that they have and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in the area of criminal litigation. Members can qualify for inclusion on local duty solicitor rotas meaning that they can be ‘on-call’ for people arrested and charged with criminal offences in police stations and courts.

Roebucks now has Duty Solicitors ‘on-call’ covering the following designated schemes, Blackburn, Accrington and Ribble Valley, Chorley, Ormskirk South Ribble and Leyland together with Preston.

We recognise that people who are suspected of or charged with a criminal offence are often vulnerable and frightened and we offer clear, non-judgemental advice, support and representation in all areas of criminal law being able to provide continuity of service from the Police Station, in Court and Court of Appeal if necessary.

Being a Duty Solicitor is a varied and specialised role with the lawyer having to be flexible (often being on call through the night) with specialist knowledge to ensure that individual rights are protected and the foundation of the Justice System is adhered to in that everyone is entitled to a defence and are innocent until proven guilty.

If you or some you know are in trouble with the police receiving the correct advice and support is vital.

Roebucks have a Criminal Litigation Accredited Specialist on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with a dedicated 24 hour emergency number of 07903 559919. If you are in trouble with the Law remember to ask for Roebucks to be contacted, you can rely on receiving professional and caring support.