Judge and Gavel
Criminal Justice

Our specialist team is on standby, offering our services when and where they are needed most. With one of the largest Criminal Justice Departments in the North East, Smith & Graham guarantees Police Station, Magistrates' Court and Crown Court representation 24 hours a day 365 days of the year.
The members of our department are committed to providing a comprehensive and professional service and routinely travel throughout a wide geographical area to assist clients. We represent clients on private prosecutions and prosecutions brought under Health & Safety and Trading Standards legislation. Our dedicated department prides itself on its reputation for high standards of advocacy.
The department has expertise in and has recently handled cases of the upmost complexity involving white-collar fraud and corporate manslaughter - which is a new and particularly difficult area of criminal law. We have access to and use some of the most highly regarded barristers' chambers in the country; including leading London chambers and provincial chambers.