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Solicitors in Middlesbrough Murder, Abduction, Wounding, Assault

Looking fcriminal-solicitor-middlesbroughor a Criminal Solicitor in Middlesbrough to defend a racially aggravated assault, assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH) and grievous bodily harm (GBH), Section 18 wounding, manslaughter and murder?  We also cover affray and related public order offences.

We are committed to providing a robust defence for all clients where the case circumstances allow, and offering mitigation on sentencing to try to reduce the length of your sentence if you plead guilty or are found guilty. We also employ high level experts to challenge forensic, medical and factual evidence.

Assault convictions can have a serious impact on your life, employability and liberty, and you need a Solicitor from a firm that you can trust to represent you as effectively as possible, whether you want to plead Guilty or Not Guilty.  We are that firm.

Our Assault Solicitors take both privately paid and legal aid cases, and offer free 24/7 police station call outs, whatever the offence.

Advice at the police station for violent offences or any other type of offence is always free of charge to everyone and is not subject to means testing. This means that it is free no matter how much money you have or whether or not you are working. For Magistrates Court and Crown Court violent cases, we will assist you in making an application for legal aid.

We are confident that we offer a high level service which is consistently recommended by our past and existing clients.  You can read more about our service on Our Reputation page and on our Facebook page.


Call us on 01642 293427 (or 07949 186589 for 24/7 Police Station callouts)

and our Crime Team will assist you.

Alternatively you can complete our Contact Form and we will call you back.


 Why use our Criminal Solicitors to defend your assault case? 

  • Very experienced team who have successfully defended many types of assault cases;
  • Free first appointment, with no obligation;
  • Free call out to and advice at the police station;
  • Experienced in defending both adults and young people;
  • Award winning, trustworthy law firm;
  • Highly rated solicitors, with many positive testimonials on both our website and Facebook.

 Our Criminal Solicitors can help with: 

  • Murder and manslaughter;
  • Kidnapping (abduction);
  • Robbery;
  • GBH, wounding with intent, wounding without intent and ABH (S18 wounding, S20 assault and S47 assault);
  • Possessing a firearm;
  • Possessing an offensive weapon;
  • Common assault/battery (S39 Assault);
  • Affray;
  • Racially aggravated assault;
  • Assault of Police Officer;
  • Obstructing the Police;
  • Resisting Arrest;
  • Assaulting or Obstructing a Court Security Officer;
  • Hate Crime - Inciting Racial or Religious Hatred etc;
  • Domestic Violence;
  • Violent Disorder and Riot;
  • Harassment.

We have over 150 positive reviews on, our website, Google, Facebook, Yelp, and other websites who rate legal firms. Read our reviews and see why we one of the highest rated solicitors in Middlesbrough.

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Lyanne Cooper
Can't thank damian and paul enough for there amazing support help and understanding from the minute we contacted use. Always happy to help. Always go above and beyond no matter what time of the day it is.Can't recommend the company enough. Thank you from me and my familyread more
Shelly Govan
Paul watson and pam are amazing. glad to say have not needed them in 10 years but when I did they helped behond words great family business �read more
David McCarthy
Dealt with Pam Kandola regarding a family court & social services matter and she helped me get my girls back home, couldn't recommend Pam & PJ Watson highly enough �read more
Laura Fielden
were do i start i was haveing problems and from me 1st phone up when inwas so nevers explain what was going on i was spoke to nicely and arrange a meeting and then on pam took my case on and i cant thank u all enough for what urs have done for me and my family if it wasnt for how hard pam and louise worked and fought with us i dont know what would of happend so wanna thank pam and lousie so much xxread more
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Jessica Rose Lewis
I worked with Damion when visiting here - I couldn't of asked for a better Solitior ! He went above and beyond to make sure I was ok and everything was organised! He even checked in with me after it was all over to make sure I was ok! I would highly recommend Paul J Watson - especially Damion to anyone who needs representing! Thanks again �read more
Michael Duggan
Lorraine Thorpe
I used this firm of solicitors when goin thru a special guardian-ship battle and they were fantastic!!!!
Mab Sadiq
Fantastic guy and firm Will always go out of his way tiger the result
Faye Bowman
5*solicitor excellent service, thankyou , Mr Watson
Ashleigh Harrigan
Fantastic solicitors id highly recommend them very friendly and supportive always there when you need them even at short noticeread more
Ileana Deans
Excellent services provide , very professional , friendly and very supportive ! Working with and support my Community and I have excellent support by you ! Thank you .read more
Biancaa Jadee Woodingg
Excellent people and helped me so much thankyou dearly highly recommend to anyone x
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David Rodwell
Excellent service Mr watson and all his staff care about there clients and go above and beyond so glad I contacted them for help. Would recommend to everyoneread more
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Jo Blair
I used this firm for conveyancing when I was in the process of buying my house. As I was a first time buyer I was made to feel very comfortable and at ease with the process and was kept informed throughout. I would certainly use the firm again for other legal mattersread more
Heather Watson
Have dealt with my case against a local authority absolutely brilliantly!!
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John Mehes
18:16 07 Sep 17
Excellent service very professional,best in middlesbrough, once again thank you Paul. John m
Joe Roberts
10:17 21 Dec 17
Rebecca dealt with a child arrangements order, In a very delicate situation. She was very approachable and understanding to the situation and dealt with it with the up most integrity and care. We managed to secure more than we where aiming for and in such a way that it could be sensibly supported for both more
11:09 19 Jan 18
i was in need of some advice and help with an interview under caution i had to attend. Paul attended with me and helped me get through the process very easily , and provided excellent advice.thank you again for your more
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