Criminal Defence

Richard Silver Solicitors are criminal defence specialists with over 25 years of experience in this complex field. We’re highly experienced in covering all aspects of criminal law, including police station attendances, Magistrates’ and Crown Courts and the Court of Appeal.


We are nationally recognised for our impressive advocacy and meticulous preparation work, and our criminal defence solicitors have successfully defended clients from all walks of life, across a wide variety of court cases.

We offer a 24 hour Police Station Service, so we’re here to help you whenever you need our expert help and support.

Our case expertise includes:

  • Murder/Manslaughter
  • Assault (including allegations of domestic violence)
  • Sexual Offences (including Possession of Indecent Images)
  • Drug offences
  • Public Order offences
  • Fraud
  • Theft
  • Dangerous Dogs prosecutions

Careful and considered representation

We recognise that if you are charged with a criminal offence both you and your family will be anxious and the consequences may be devastating.

We are here to give you pragmatic and realistic advice, fight for you in court and endeavour to get the very best result for you.

Why choose us

Our existing clients know how hard we fight for them and that is why they recommend us to others.

Our Manchester-based solicitors have experience working in both Crown Courts and magistrates’ courts nationwide, so whatever you are charged with, we have the expertise and the resources to provide sound legal advice and fight your corner.

Contact us today

If you’re facing prosecution and need expert criminal defence, we can help you.

Regardless of the charges you are facing, get in touch with us today, or call us on

0161 834 9494 if you need immediate legal advice.