Specialist Criminal Defence Solicitors

What our clients say…

Thank you [Stewart Kelly] and Michael Devlin for all your efforts with regards to my case… Your service from start to finish was very professional (including the lock in with Michael) and I would have no problem recommending your firm in the future.

Criminal Law Client

Very good result in court.

Criminal Law Client

Your best defence when you are in trouble with the law

If you are arrested or facing prosecution for any kind of criminal offence, the advice and support of a specialist criminal defence solicitor is absolutely essential. Switalskis Solicitors has an experienced team of criminal lawyers who are experts in dealing with all types of criminal offences.

Our criminal defence lawyers work hard to obtain the best result possible for those we represent by influencing and challenging decisions from the first stage of a police station enquiry through to any subsequent trial and sentence.

Our dedicated team handles all criminal law matters in a sensitive, efficient and professional manner. We know how daunting it can be to be prosecuted for any kind of criminal offence, so our friendly and approachable team will always explain what’s happening and keep you informed at every stage of the process.

We offer a range of funding options, including legal aid. Our 24 hour emergency call out service is available 365 days a year.

Our Criminal Law Fees

Our exact fees will vary, depending on your specific circumstances.

For representation at a single hearing for a guilty plea and mitigation, in relation to summary only offences under Part 1 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 or s89 Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.we charge a fixed fee of £480 (inclusive of VAT)

This fee is subject to the following:

  • We can only offer this service within West Yorkshire. We may be able to offer it elsewhere but this could incur additional costs, which will need to be agreed with us beforehand.
  • The £480 fee is only for attendance at court on the day of the hearing. If a 1 hour office appointment is required prior to the court hearing then the fee will increase to £600 (incl VAT).
  • The above fees do not cover ‘special reasons’ hearings
  • In addition to our fees, you may need to pay disbursements, such as the costs of instructing an expert.

Please contact us if you have any query about any aspect of our fees or would like to agree a fee for your specific circumstances.

Complex crime specialists

Criminal Defence Service We are specialists in complex criminal cases of all types, from serious and violent crime through to fraud and white collar crime.

Fraud and Business Crime

Our Business Crime Unit specialises in serious fraud and business crime, as well as providing representation in regulatory matters. Find out more.

Motoring Law & Road Traffic Defence

If you are facing prosecution for any motoring offence, advice and representation from a specialist solicitor could make the difference between keeping your driving licence and losing it. Find out more.


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