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Firearms Offences

As one of the largest Criminal Defence Solicitors’ Firms in the UK, our Firearms Solicitors have a long history of defending those accused of Trading, Converting, Possessing, Using or Importing Firearms and Imitation Firearms. We stand proud of our pro-active approach to Criminal Defence. We seek to show passion, hard work and real commitment in protecting the best interests of our clients.

Early advice for Firearms Offences

In every case, the police will make an arrest and interview you to document your account on an interview tape. This interview becomes vital evidence and the prosecution will rely on this to prove you to be a liar or to show inconsistencies in what you have said. It is vital that you instruct our Fraud Lawyers with expertise in defending Firearms Offences from the very beginning of the case. We will ensure you take informed decisions and follow our expert advice to protect your best interests and preserve your position at any forthcoming trial.

Our Firearms Solicitors will focus on developing the defences available in allegations of Firearms Offences. Was the firearm lethal as defined by the law ? We will instruct renowned firearms experts to analyse the firearm and ensure the prosecution is brought within the confines of the law. If it is not, we will challenge the Charges to have them dismissed.

We are knowledgeable and skilled in defending allegations of Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition Without a Lawful Certificate, Possession of a Firearm with Intent to Endanger Life, Possession of a Firearm or Imitation with Intent to Cause Fear or Violence. Firearms Offences involving the holding or transporting or keeping of Firearms and making them available for someone else to use in criminal activity are also defended by us and our Firearms Lawyers can provide advice on defences available for each type of offence.

Furthermore, we encounter Firearms Offences Allegations involving young persons. Charges are often Possession of an Imitation Firearm in a Public Place Without Lawful authority and acquisition or hire of firearms which is unlawful for those under the age of 18 in any event.

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Our Firearms Lawyers will establish whether the firearm was registered, was traded by a licensed trader, was involved in previous crimes and then ensure these crimes are detached from you. We will look into the capacity of the firearm and instruct ballistics experts to establish whether the firearm was even capable of firing.

In this complex area of law which attracts very serious and lengthy terms of imprisonment, we will do everything in our power to achieve the best outcome for you. We will engage specialist Barristers or QCs with a track-record and obvious knowledge defending Firearms Offences. 

Book a free consultation with a Firearms Lawyer

If you are accused of Firearms Offences and need urgent advice, our Firearms Solicitors are available to assist 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Please Contact Us and we will arrange a meeting with you in person, online or by telephone. If you prefer, you can WhatsApp us from the link you will find at the bottom banner if you open this page on your mobile phone device.