Criminal Defence Representation

It is amazing that people leave something as important as their liberty in the hands of whoever happens to be on a duty solicitor scheme  that day. If you want the best representation we would advise that you contact us for any criminal defence representation.

At McHale & Co we understand, through experience, the extremely negative effects which the process of a criminal prosecution and having a criminal record can have on individuals, their jobs and their family and close friends.

We are recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with the Criminal Litigation Accreditation. This is in recognition of our experience in providing the very best defence to those in trouble with the Police.

Effective representation starts in the Police Station and follows through to the Courts if charged. Legal Aid is available to all in the Police Station. WE DO NOT UNDERTAKE LEGAL AID WORK, we only act for privately paying clients. That being said, we do work on fixed fees including Police Station work.

We undertake work in the following areas:

  • Offences against the person: from minor assaults to Murder cases
  • Sexual offences
  • Dishonesty offences: from minor theft to complex fraud.
  • “White Collar” Crime
  • Public Order offences

We pride ourselves on providing clear and realistic advice to clients regarding the charge they face and the strength of the case against them.

We take instructions from clients in Greater Manchester, Cheshire and across the North West from our Manchester and Altrincham offices.

We act for individuals on a private basis only; we do not undertake legal aid work. To give you peace of mind regarding our fees from the outset, we can agree fixed fees for our work.

Get in touch

Should you find yourself in these difficult circumstances, simply call us on 0161 928 3848 or complete the form contact form for an understanding and professional approach.  We have offices in Altrincham, Manchester, Heywood with easy access for clients in Cheshire, Bury, Rochdale, Middleton, and surrounding areas.

 

Testimonials

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Very happy with McHale & Co dealing with my Mother’s Deed of Probate and sale of her house, very helpful during a difficult time.

Ms. C Jones

Outstanding service. A breath of fresh air!

Ms. M

I would like to thank McHale & Co Solicitors for their excellent work.
The support Helen provided me with was above and beyond, it was her professionalism and her personal and effective responses which made such a difficult time for me a lot more bearable.
I would have no hesitation in using McHale & Co again and will certainly recommend them to family, friends and colleagues.

Mrs B

On behalf of us both, I’d like to thank you Phillippa, for the support and guidance you have given us throughout this process, your service has been second to none.

Again, thank you so much.

Mr & Mrs M

I would like to thank Roberto for his help and support in dealing dealing with a recent case for my son. He was professional, caring and showed great sensitivity. He went above the cause of duty in his handling of the case. He made a very traumatic and stressful situation easy to bear. I will be eternally grateful to him. He is a great asset to McHale & Co. Once again Thank you.

Ms C

Paul Fitton,

Many thanks for your help.  Very best of advice at all times.

Thank you to all staff.

Mr S and Mrs K

I am very pleased with the help that I received. Thank you. Certainly would recommend.

Mrs G

I have dealt with Paul Fitton both by phone and email regarding advice about getting compensation from a world wide organisation. From the start Paul was professional, knowledgeable, friendly and gave very sound advice too. Plus I won the case. Thank you Paul, very much appreciated

Ms G

Excellent and professional service with clear explanations and guidance throughout. We can thoroughly recommend the firm and in particular Philippa Wright, Head of Wills and Probate.

Mr & Mrs N

A quick, efficient way to ensure your wishes are recorded for end of life. Good advice given and explained in a clear concise manner. Thank you.

Ms E

Michaela was exceptional in both advice and the completion of the will. Michaela was kind, considerate, professional and her manner and personality was one that inspired confidence from the very first meeting, going way above what I expected.

Mrs M

Wonderful service provided by Helen Green – very thorough knowledge. I am extremely satisfied as I was helped through a difficult time when I was uncertain how to go forward.

Mrs C

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