Areas of Law

Charter Solicitors have a large team specialising in many different areas of criminal law.

Criminal Law

If you are facing an allegation of criminal conduct, then it is essential that you get clear and straightforward legal advice from experienced criminal defence lawyers who will protect you and your rights.

Prison Law

Prison Law is concerned with the rights of prisoners.  Charter  Solicitors appreciate the emotional distress caused to you and your family during times of imprisonment or upcoming imprisonment.


A person who is convicted of an offence at the Crown Court may appeal against the sentence passed to the Court of Appeal. A sentence includes any order made by a Court when dealing with an offender.

Driving Matters

Whether you have been injured in an accident, accused of speeding, drink driving or any other driving related crime, Charter Solicitors can help.  You should contact a solicitor as soon as you have contact with the police.


The Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) is an independent body that investigates possible miscarriages of justice. It has the power to investigate cases and to refer (send) cases to the Court of Appeal.

Serious Fraud and Complex Cases

Our Serious Fraud legal team has an impressive case record in representing suspects, defendants and witnesses in many different types of serious and complex cases.

Proceeds of Crime

The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 was introduced to diminish the proceeds from criminal activities and to deter those seeking financial gain from their criminal proceedings.

Family Law

We are highly regarded for our expertise in family law and have helped thousands of families resolve simple and complex legal issues.

Immigration Law

Immigration Law is concerned with the rules governing the rights of foreign nationals wishing to enter the United Kingdom for any purpose.