191-193 Rushey Green
London SE6 4BD
Dx: 34382 Catford
Tel: 020 8698 9200
Fax: 020 8698 9290
Police Emergencies Tel: 020 8461 9016
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The Criminal Department

Our criminal department is well respected and very experienced. We have been granted a contract by the Legal Services Commission to carry out criminal work.

We provide free independent legal advice under arrest 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

If you are held at a police station it is your right to speak to a solicitor of your choice. Choose us Ė we will give you advice straightaway by telephone and will come to the police station to represent you during the police investigation.

We are also able to advise you if you are under investigation or think that the police want to speak to you. We can also advise you if you must attend an interview under caution with the Council or DWP about your claim for benefits.

If you have to go to any Criminal Court, we can represent you. We cover Magistrates Courts, Youth Courts and the Crown Courts. Our offices are in the heart of Catford. We will always see new clients straight away and will advise you on any criminal matter.

Our department has a strong team. We pride ourselves on being approachable and supportive to all of our clients, including under 18s and their parents.

Our role is not to judge you. We will advise you on the law and evidence against you. We aim to achieve the best possible outcome in each case and only act in your best interests.

If your case involves family or housing issues then we can call upon the expertise of our firmís other departments. We work closely with excellent barristers and have contact with a network of other experts. We have extensive legal knowledge.

Our Head of Department is Emma Sackville who is a solicitor with 17 years experience of criminal law.

Our Senior Legal Executive is Oliver Head, who has 15 years experience. Oliver attends police stations all over London and the south east area on behalf of our clients. Our Senior Duty Solicitor, Angela Horne has 20 years experience working exclusively in criminal law.

We all have experience in a wide range of cases, from simple shoplifting to murder/manslaughter, armed robbery and large scale drug cases. WHATEVER YOUR CASE WE CAN HELP


How to contact us
Please contact Emma Sackville on emma.sackville@morrisonspowart.com or telephone our receptionist on 0208 698 9200

If you are detained at the police station call our 24 hour Police Station Line on: 020 8461 9016


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