Criminal Law

Our Kent offices deal solely with Criminal Law, helping both privately funded and legally aided clients from the outset of a case at the police station through to its conclusion.

From theft to murder, our specialist criminal team are available on call 24 hours, 7 days a week, to give you legal advice and representation on a wide range of criminal offences. Our specialist team are available nationwide and can attend meetings with you at any of the Vyman offices.

We understand that being arrested can be a frightening and bewildering experience – swift expert legal advice is essential. Our trustworthy team will talk you through the process, explain the legal issues affecting you and ensure you are treated fairly.

We have a busy and successful Magistrates Court practice dealing with all levels of criminality and our Crown Court practice has dealt with over 300 cases in the last 2 years.  We have a reputation for efficiency and excellent client care as well as briefing experienced, high quality Counsel.  (link to recent cases/presspage)

Our established criminal defence team deals with all forms of offending including –

  • Murder / Manslaughter
  • Rape
  • Serious Sexual Offences
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Drugs Offences
  • Grievous Bodily Harm
  • Actual Bodily Harm
  • Common Assault
  • Public Order Offences
  • Threats to Kill
  • Perverting the Course of Justice
  • Fraud
  • Death by Dangerous Driving
  • Dangerous Driving

Our criminal expertise includes:

    • Murder, manslaughter and threats to kill
    • Sexual assault and other sexual offences
    • Public order offences
    • Theft
    • Robbery and burglary
    • Possession of false ID
    • Possession of offensive weapon(s)
    • Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH)
    • Actual Bodily Harm (ABH)
    • Common assault and wounding
    • Criminal damage
    • Perverting the course of justice
    • Motoring offences (including dangerous driving) – please click here
    • Fraud