24 HOUR TRUSTED SPECIALIST LEGAL ADVICE SOUTH LONDON, SOUTH EAST LONDON & KENT
As local Criminal Lawyers in South East London, Mackesys Solicitors continue to provide trusted specialist legal advice to our local community after 40 years as a established local business. Today Mackesys Solicitors are one of the biggest providers of criminal defence legal aid services in the country, thanks to the empowerment & continued support from loyal members of local society to whom we remain truly grateful.
We are a successful forward thinking law practice offering trusted specialist legal advice and expert defence of all types of Criminal Prosecution: Police Station, Magistrates Court, Youth Court, Crown Court, Supreme Court of Appeal; Motoring Law & Road Traffic Offence: Private Motorists & Professional Drivers and Prison Law Services including post release assistance.
With over 30 UK qualified criminal lawyers in South East London, South London and Kent; Mackesys Criminal Solicitors remain the first choice of call for local individuals in need free legal advice at Police Stations anytime day or night.
Mackesys Criminal Lawyers are either Duty Accredited under the Criminal Litigation Scheme or who are Solicitor Advocates having obtained their higher rights of audience.
We represent ordinary everyday people from all sectors of society who are either under current investigation as part of ongoing enquiries by government crime enforcement agencies including the DWP, CID, HMRC, e-Crimes Unit, Metropolitan Police and other Constabularies. We defend individuals and often co-defendants awaiting trial by prosecution upon instructions of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) who have either been released on police bail or bail granted by a magistrates Court as well as representing defendants awaiting trial whilst remanded in custody.
Every day our UK qualified criminal defence solicitors appear before Magistrates Courts throughout the regions of South & South East London, making bail applications which seek the immediate release from custody of those charged with committing any one or more of a multiple array of indictable offences. These can range from less serious criminal offences such as burglary or theft of a motor vehicle through to more serious crimes such as variable types of fraud including benefit fraud and boiler room fraud up to the most serious categories of violent, sexual and organised crimes that include Murder, Rape and the importation of Class ‘A’ Drugs.
As the oldest firm of criminal lawyers in South East London, Mackesys Higher Court Advocates have successfully defended clients facing trial by jury at Crown Courts all over South and South East London including Southwark Crown Court, Blackfriars, Croydon & Kingston Crown Courts as well as at the Inner London Sessions House, more commonly known as the Inner London Crown Court.
Our firm has a notable track record of taking the lead defence against prosecution of multiple defendants north of the river Thames such as those held before the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, more commonly known as the Old Bailey. We vigorously fight for clients facing single and multiple indictments. Mackesys Criminal Solicitors have particular experience in handling criminal cases involving co-defendants.
Having been the preferred choice of legal representative for literally thousands of defendants from all over South, South East London & Kent during the course of of over 40 years, there is literally no type of criminal offence that we haven’t as yet been instructed to defend. We also have considerable experience with notable success of acting for clients facing other forms of crime related proceedings including Confiscation under POCA and Warrants of Extradition.
Being at the very heart of two of the largest multi-cultured boroughs in the country, namely the London Borough of Lewisham & the London Borough of Southwark means that we have a profound level of respect and deep understanding not only of local cultures but also of alternative cultural beliefs held by some members of society who have originated from international jurisdictions. We are proud to have the ability to effectively communicate in any of over 30 foreign languages and international dialects when called to represent individuals who have been arrested and held for questioning at a police station and for whom English is a difficult or even impossible language to understand.
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With over 40 full time UK qualified specialist solicitors, duty accredited solicitors and solicitor advocates covering all aspects of criminal defence, Mackesys are peoples first choice for local criminal defence solicitors South London. In addition to criminal defence, we advise on motoring law & road traffic offences, prison law and post imprisonment care, Mackesys Solicitors offer the perfect one stop shop solution to anyone in need of trusted specialist legal advice.
Mackesys’ Accredited Duty Solicitors attend to individuals everyday who have been arrested or re-arrested who are held in custody at any of South London Police Stations including, Brixton, Streatham, Vauxhall (Kennington), Peckham, Walworth, Lewisham, Plumstead, Bromley, Bexley, Croydon Borough . We also provide 24 hour free emergency legal assistance to suspects held at Bexley, Dartford and Ebbsfleet Police Stations. If you or someone you know and care about are in trouble and at a Police Station, we are there to help you every step of the way.
We successfully defend clients charged with breaking the law at Magistrates and Youth Courts in South London and South-East London on a daily basis. We are listed as Court Duty Solicitors at Camberwell Green, Greenwich, Bromley, Croydon and Bexley as well as Youth Courts at Southwark (sitting at Camberwell Green), Lewisham (sitting at Bromley), Greenwich (sitting at Bexley), Bromley and Bexley Youth Courts. Our specialist defence team are ready to help, no matter what the situation may be.
Having our own in-house team of Solicitors Advocates means that we can offer clients a much more personal level of service as we are authorised to prepare a clients defence from start to finish. From the moment you are arrested, we fight to ensure that you are granted bail. We then fight for your legal rights every step of the way and argue against the prosecution case, leaving nothing to chance. We successfully represent clients in all of the Magistrates and Crown Courts in and around the Greater London area. Don’t leave your defence to chance.
Prison Law We don’t just safeguard the rights of members of our community serving terms of imprisonment at 148 prisons across the United Kingdom, we focus on ensuring that each of our clients receives the necessary legal advice, support and representation to protect their interests when they need it most. We also advise clients on how to get the best care in the community post release. We can help with Prison Adjudications (nickings), Licence Conditions and Terms, Early Release (Parole), Disciplinary Issues, getting into a Mother and Baby Unit and so much more. Call our specialist Prison Law team for immediate assistance.
We fight day and night for the rights of drivers in the United Kingdom. Whether you are in danger of being disqualified from driving for another speeding offence that takes you over the 12 point limit, driving without insurance or MOT or more serious offences such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drug driving, we will help. Motoring Law in the UK is a specialist area and our dedicated team of motoring defence specialists are here to help you keep or regain your driving licence.
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