Darlington Office 01325 466 221
Durham Office 0191 386 4843
Northallerton Office 01609 772 160
Spennymoor Office 01388 814 389

Criminal Law

Professional legal representation for criminal cases


Freeman Johnson’s criminal defence solicitors draw from their highly experienced backgrounds to provide superb legal advice and representation in court. You can come to us whenever you need the support of talented criminal solicitors during your difficult time. We are available 24/7 to provide representation following arrest. Please feel free to ask for one of our solicitors, and the police will contact us on your behalf.

North East Presence

With offices in Darlington, Durham and Spennymoor, Freeman Johnson’s criminal defence solicitors can serve clients throughout North East England. These criminal solicitors can assist in all aspects of criminal law cases, from providing police station advice and assistance to representation in the Magistrates Court and the Crown Court.

Free Legal Aid

Freeman Johnson is also of a holder of a Criminal Defence Service contract, which dictates that the firm provides a comprehensive publicly funded service (previously termed legal aid). Please note that free legal advice and assistance at police stations is available to all clients. Meanwhile, Magistrates representation and other legal services might be available free, depending on your income and financial resources.

Contact the criminal law team

Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions about legal services in Country Durham and North Yorkshire and we will put you in touch with the best criminal solicitor for your case. Freeman Johnson operates an out-of-hours service and can be reached on a 24/7 basis. Staff profiles on our leading criminal solicitors are available via the link below:

Please feel free to contact us at any one of our four offices here.

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