No matter what stage of proceedings, from Police Station to Crown Court, needing a criminal defence can be stressful for you and those around you. 


Henry Oghoetuoma
Henry Oghoetuoma
Partner & Head of Crime & Extradition

McMillan Williams is widely recognised as one of the leading firms of solicitors for having a formidable reputation in criminal defence work.

We have a reputation for providing clients with expertise and skilled advice in this area of law.  Our specialist Criminal Defence team can handle any or every stage of your case, any time of day.

Depending on the case, we can help you wherever you are in the country.  We are here to take the difficulty out of your situation and help you move on to your next opportunity in life.

We can represent you across a wide range of criminal charges including:


Extradition Law

When you are legally and lawfully living in the UK and are being required to leave the country to face trial or serve a prison sentence.  Our team of experienced and specialist Extradtion are here to challenge that request.


Chirag Patel
Chirag Patel
Partner & Head of Extradition and Deputy Head of Crime

MW's specialist extradition team are expert in fighting any type of extradition based on technical, procedural and, in particular, human rights grounds.  No matter which country is attempting to extradite you, your best chance lies with a specialist team in your corner.


Actions against the Police and Civil Liberties

McMillan Williams is a leading specialist in bringing civil actions against the Police and protecting the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens.


Bellamy Forde
Bellamy Forde
Partner & Head of Civil & Commercial Litigation

We represent individuals and representative bodies in matters concerning public and state bodies including the police, prosecution and detention authorities (including within the mental health care system) in safeguarding civil liberties and human rights, including:

Being arrested is a difficult experience.  At the same time, the outcome of many cases is determined on what is said, or not said, at the Police Station. 

Our Team of specialist Criminal Defence Lawyers will provide you with expert advice and assistance whenever and wherever you need us.

We Can Help

At MW, our mission is "To make quality legal services accessible to everyone" including those arrested by the Police.

Call our 24 Hour Helpline on 0208 660 3383 to get immediate representation.

Our Criminal Defence Lawyers have a wealth of experience in dealing with the full range of offences, including the most serious allegations such as offences of violence, murder, terrorism and sexual offences including rape.

From the Police Station to trial in the Crown Court, with McMillan Williams you can be sure you’ll have an expert Criminal Defence Team fighting your corner from the very outset. 

We Can Help

At MW, our mission is "To make quality legal services accessible to everyone" including those arrested or charged with serious violent offences.

If you or a loved one has been arrested contact our specialist Criminal Defence Solicitors without delay on 020 3551 8500 or email us at enquiries@mwsolicitors.co.uk 

Allegations of offences against children are distressing to those accused but it is vitally important to have expert assistance in order to secure the best possible outcome. 

Our specialist Criminal Defence Team have successfully defended many clients accused of offences against children. 

We Can Help

At MW, our mission is "To make quality legal services accessible to everyone", including those who have been accused of offences against children.  

If you or a loved one need to talk to one of our specialist Criminal Defence Team contact us Today on 020 3551 8500 or email us at enquiries@mwsolicitors.co.uk

We often find that there is another side to the story to that presented by complainants and the police.  We are experts in ensuring our clients’ voices are heard.

McMillan Williams’ specialist Criminal Defence Lawyers have years of experience in dealing with domestic violence and other domestic crime allegations such as stalking and similar offences.

We Can Help 

At MW, our mission is "To make quality legal services accessible to everyone", including those who have been accused of domestic crime. 

If you or a loved one have been arrested or charged with a domestic allegation, seek expert advice from our specialist Criminal Defence Team Today. Call us on 020 3551 8500 or email us at enquiries@mwsolicitors.co.uk

With McMillan Williams you can rest assured that no stone will be left unturned.

We will test every piece of evidence including telephone data, CCTV images, internet records and all types of forensic evidence. Our specialist Team of Criminal Defence Solicitors are highly experienced in dealing with complex matters of all kinds.

We Can Help 

At MW, Our Mission is "To make quality legal services accessible to everyone", including those who have been accused of serious offences such as Drug Offences, Conspiracy, Robbery, Burglary or Theft.

If you or a loved one need to talk about your case contact our Specialist Criminal Defence Team without delay on 020 3551 8500 or email us at enquiries@mwsolicitors.co.uk

When it comes to dealing with allegations of fraud, experience counts for a lot. 

White-collar crime such as fraud or other financially motivated nonviolent crime can have far reaching consequences particularly for professionals in business, government or other high social status occupations where your reputation and the respect of your peers is paramount and hard won.
Our specialist team of Criminal Defence Solicitors will provide expert advice, every step of the way.

We Can Help

At MW, our mission is "To make quality legal services accessible to everyone", including those who have been charged with a White Collar Crime

If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged with a Fraud Offence contact our specialist Criminal Defence Solicitors without delay on 020 3551 8500 or email us at enquiries@mwsolicitors.co.uk

Our specialist Criminal Defence Lawyers have successfully defended many cases concerning weapons and arson. 

We will put our experience behind you to present the strongest possible case.

We Can Help

At MW, Our Mission is "To make quality legal services accessible to everyone", including those who have been arrested or charged with a firearms offence or arson.

If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged contact our specialist Criminal Defence Solicitors without delay on 020 3551 8500 or email us at enquiries@mwsolicitors.co.uk

We are specialists in defending protesters facing criminal allegations and will always seek to vindicate their rights to freedom of expression and assembly by presenting the strongest possible case.

Our specialist Team of Criminal Defence Lawyers has dealt with hundreds of large-scale public order cases of all kinds, which often raise particular complexities.

We Can Help

At MW, our mission is "To make quality legal services accessible to everyone", including those who have been arrested or charged with a public order offence.

If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged, contact our specialist Criminal Defence Solicitors without delay on 020 3551 8500 or email us at enquiries@mwsolicitors.co.uk

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