We cover all matters including:

  • Attempted murder
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Actual bodily harm
  • Common assault
  • Domestic common assault
  • Violent disorder
  • Affray
  • Public order offences
  • Possession of offensive weapon/ bladed article
  • Firearm offences
  • Conspiracy related matters
  • Kidnap
  • Blackmail
  • Witness intimidation
  • Street robbery
  • High value robbery including cash in transit
  • Armed robbery
  • Aggravated Burglary

Cantaris Locke Solicitors are regularly instructed on matters involving violence and serious crime. This ranges from simple common assault to murder. We have secured numerous acquittals and obtained excellent results for cases including, attempted murder, GBH, ABH, blackmail, witness intimidation, firearm offences and robbery, (including street robbery and serious and high value armed robbery).

Cases of violence are vigorously prosecuted, and the prosecution regularly rely on identification evidence, medical evidence, CCTV and telephone evidence.

We have secured numerous acquittals and vigorously defended our clients whether it be casting doubt on the identification evidence put forward by the prosecution or vigorously putting forward a case for self-defence. Even when our clients have pleaded guilty, we have managed to negotiate a lesser role or a lower charge with a basis of plea which have often resulted in non-custodial sentences.

We instruct highly skilled barristers who specialise in these types of cases and experts with a nationwide reputation, these include DNA experts, CCTV experts and telephone data specialists.