Criminal Defence Services

We are NOT contracted with the Legal Aid Agency to provide free legal aid help and assistance for crime work. We undertake this type of work on a privately funded basis only.
We are able to represent you privately from an interview at the police station to any court hearings or regulatory or disciplinary hearing. We cover:

Emergency police station call outs – If you or a family member have been, or believe you may be, arrested you can contact Virgo Solicitors Limited Solicitors 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by calling 0208 885 3999.

Appeals
Assault
Drug Offences
Police Representation
Private Prosecutions
Sex Offences
Theft and Dishonesty Offences
Youth Crime

Criminal litigation procedures

1. Contact us – Get in touch if you are in need of representation to get a police caution removed or because you have been accused of a crime. Call our 24-hour hotline on 0208 885 3999 and a member of our team will help you gain the assistance you require.
2. Trustworthy representation – A member of our team will assist you in your case from the first hint of an investigation. We can work to encourage no prosecution to be taken.
3. Assisting you every step of the way – If your matter ends up in court, we can guide and represent you through the entire process, right up to appeal to the highest courts if necessary.

Our Fees
Every case is individually unique, and we encourage you to contact us to obtain a bespoke costs estimate, or quotation payable for your particular case. Throughout the course of your matter, we will update you at regular intervals on costs information to enable you to remain in control of the incurrence of costs relevant to your case.

Who will carry out the work?
Ms. Yemen Linda Sangari leads our Crime Department. Yemen is a practising Duty Solicitor with post-qualification experience (PQE) of 18 years in criminal law. From her wide experience of acting in numerous criminal defence cases, Yemen is recognised as a tenacious criminal
litigator who is able to quickly digest large volumes of evidence and identify the key problem areas upon assuming conduct of a case.

Yemen can be contacted at our offices and her contact details are as follows: Tel: 0208 885 3999; Email: yemen@virgosolicitors.co.uk; Fax 0208 885 4114.