Robbery Solicitors in London

Updated on Wednesday 20th November 2019

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If you have been accused of aggravated burglary, robbery or breaking and entering a property it is necessary to ask for urgent legal assistance from our robbery solicitors in London. Our criminal defence lawyers in London have extensive experience in all cases of robbery and can provide you with complete legal support and advice starting with the police station if you are held into custody. Let our team of criminal defence solicitors in London handle your case in front of the authorities, in the court of law.

What you need to know about the Theft Act 1968

Robbery is considered a criminal act and it is an offence that involves the use of threat when trying to steal from someone. The use of force in robbery associated with the theft will lead to the accusation of robbery. Carjacking, street robberies, vehicle theft, shop robberies or bank robberies are few of the categories of robberies which can be met in UK and for which offenders can face imprisonment. The description of robbery involves the use of a weapon (gun, knife, etc.) with threats and the intention of stealing from some place or someone. Detention starts with at least two years of imprisonment, and the Crown Court is the institution in charge of trials involving robbery. Severe cases of persons accused of robbery and murder can be subject to life imprisonment. It is important to know that if youngsters are accused of such crimes, their cases will be sent to the Youth Courts in UK. No matter the case, whether you are accused of robbery or you have a minor child involved in a theft case, it is good to know that our robbery solicitors in London are at your service with complete legal advice and representation.

How is the sentence for robbery issued?

The court of law will have to analyze the criminal record of a person accused of robbery, if he or she is considered a dangerous person and if particular factors are involved in a robbery, such as:
  • the number of people and the vulnerability of the persons involved in a robbery;
  • if the stolen items are of high value (the reason for the robbery);
  • if the offender was disguised and if he/she robbed someone at night;
  • if the offender was leading a group of people when the robbery took place.

The sentence will be imposed considering the above-mentioned factors, however, the authorities will also reflect on other aspects too when deciding on the sentence. For instance, if the stolen items were returned, if the robbery was unplanned, or if the offender had a minor role in the offence. Our experienced robbery solicitors in London should be contacted as soon as possible if you have been accused of such serious crimes because your case might be complex. Also, if murder is involved in a robbery, the circumstances and the consequences will be different. Let us remind you that our criminal defence solicitors in London are at your disposal if you have been accused of robbery and/or theft. We can provide you with representation at the Magistrates Court where the first hearing takes place and at the Crown Court where the case is sent afterward. 

How is the defence in the case of robbery?

Robbery is a serious crime for which penalties and/or imprisonment is issued. A consistent defence provided by our robbery solicitors in London will start with solid and necessary expertise in matters of evidence. It all starts at the police station where you are advised to remain silent until one of our robbery solicitors in London deals with your case. Our criminal solicitors in London will have to find out information about the accusations that have been brought to you and to see what kind of evidence is involved (videos, fingerprints, phone evidence, guns and many more). There are cases where manslaughter is involved, leading to a more complex case for which the experience of our criminal defence solicitors in London is recommended. 

Why choose our robbery solicitors in London?

Our experience in robbery cases is extensive because our team of robbery solicitors in London handles varied cases of such serious crimes. It is important to know the case from the beginning, to see the accusations and to verify the police records, the witness statements and the evidence involved. Even though the defence for robbery might seem complex, it is important to know that our team of robbery solicitors in London will act in the best interest of the client in order to provide the best possible result in their case. Looking for the services of our criminal solicitors in London in case you have been accused of robbery? Our team is at your service with comprehensive assistance and legal advice.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with our team of robbery solicitors in London if you have been accused of robbery and if you are kept in police custody. We can professionally handle your case, starting with comprehensive legal assistance at the police station where we can help you be released on bail.