Criminal Law

Established over 30 years ago, Pearson Caulfield is one of the largest, most well established criminal departments in the North East.

We excel in providing top quality advice and a seamless service in all types of criminal proceedings, from the police station to the Crown Court and beyond.

Lewis Pearson, Solicitor Advocate, leads a hugely experienced team of Criminal Lawyers and Advocates. We understand how important it is for you to get the best quality legal advice and representation and we therefore never delegate any aspect of your case to unqualified staff. You will receive face to face advice from a Specialist Criminal Lawyer throughout your case.

We offer a range full range of legal services in criminal cases from the advice at the Police station, Road Traffic offences and general criminal cases dealt with at the Magistrates Court to serious criminal cases at the Crown Court. We have a very good reputation amongst other Lawyers and for over 30 years we have maintained strong links with the region’s leading commercial firms allowing us to gain huge experience and expertise providing advice and representation relating to ‘white collar crime’

Lewis Pearson is a Higher Court Advocate, meaning we are able to represent you at the Crown Court.

We offer a full range of legal aid services. Your solicitor can advise you on whether you will be eligible for legal aid and if so assist you in making the application.

In recent years we have expanded our Criminal Department to include a full range of Private Client Services, for those not eligible for legal aid.

As part of our commitment to you we, wherever possible, structure our costs on a Fixed Fee basis and we will agree a fee with you in advance. We also offer a range of flexible monthly payment schemes. Please ask your solicitor for more details about the payment options available to you.

All cases are dealt with and or supervised by qualified solicitors with at least 20 years experience in their legal area.