Criminal solicitors

crime

At Lam & Meerabux, we are passionately committed to our clients and their cases, and pride ourselves on tour quality of service. The firm has had great success in defending serious fraud cases, money laundering and white collar crime cases. We have a team of very experienced solicitors who are forensically able to dissect cases,and we have access to specialist barristers who are able to defend these types of cases in court. We have successfully defended Barclays Bank staff on money laundering charges and high value thefts dealing with highly technical computer evidence.

Our lawyers cover a wide range of areas, including:

  • Magistrates’ Court.
  • Youth Court
  • Crown Court
  • Police station attendance
  • Appeals to all higher courts
  • Judicial Reviews
  • Prison Law
  • Extradition

Police Station Advice and Assistance

Whether as a victim or a potential suspect; no one likes to be detained at the police station. So we provide a qualified representative to deliver a service personally. We also have a database of representatives who we are able to utilise on the rare occasions that we’re unable to attend ourselves. We aim to provide quality advice in a timely manner to ensure that your interests are taken care of from the outset.

We run a 24-hour service, 365 days a year – without exception – for those who have been arrested and are in detention at a police station. This is completely free of charge. During office hours, we can be reached on 020 8253 0099 and out of hours on 07956 136253 / 07792 748181.

Court

We do the job of defending clients every day, and deal with all matters from “simple” road traffic offences to the most serious of offences including fraud, rape and murder. We have the experience to deal with all issues such as bail to trials at all the courts. Our team will help break down the often complex court procedures in a user friendly manner; and will explain in detail the evidence and documentation you will be expected to prepare. If you choose us to represent you, then we will be with you every step of the way. If you would like to discuss the work that we do further, please contact a member of our team. Alternatively, you can make an online enquiry and we will respond at the earliest opportunity.

Public Funding

We hold a General Criminal Contract with the Legal Aid Agency. We will always advise you as to your eligibility for Public Funding. Legal Advice and assistance is available for free if you under arrest at a police station, or attending a police station for interview under caution. Public Funding is available at the Magistrates Court (subject to means testing). Public Funding is available at the Crown Court (subject to means testing you maybe required to make a contribution to your legal fees) • If in your particular circumstances public funding is not available, or you choose to instruct us privately, we offer competitive rates, and are happy to discuss our fees with you.

Firm media article

“Judge slams Barclays over £90k theft from pensioner”

BARCLAYS Bank have been slammed by a judge after their former bank clerk was cleared of stealing £90,000 from a pensioner’s inheritance. Sarah Adams, 31, was accused of taking the money from the account of Kathleen Lewis, 86, but was unanimously cleared by a jury yesterday. Continue reading…

Firm Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme

The Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme covers all types of criminal law work. Members will have shown, to the satisfaction of the Law Society and through external examination, that they have and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in the area of criminal litigation. Read more…