Criminal Defence Experts In Leeds

Whiterose Blackmans

Criminal Defence Experts In Leeds

Experienced Court Defence Lawyers

Criminal Law is a highly specialised and complex area and if you have been charged with an offence you need an expert Criminal Lawyer to defend you in Court.

We have a team of Criminal Defence solicitors who do nothing else other than defend people charged with Criminal offences. This level of experience ensures that you will receive the highest possible level of expertise available from the team at Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP.

Perhaps you have had your trial and you hoped the outcome would be positive. But now you have lost and the prosecution are saying you have a criminal lifestyle. They want to confiscate not just the money they say you made as a result of the crime but want to investigate all the money and assets you have.

We can represent you in a police station and in all courts of law including Magistrates, Youth Court, Crown Court, Supreme Court & The Court of Appeal.

Excellent Defence Success Rates

At Whiterose Blackmans LLP we are able to offer expert legal advice on all aspects of Criminal Law at all levels ensuring you the best chance of success in your case.

Youth Court

For many young people and their parents or carers, the experience in the Youth Court is one which is daunting. We aim to alleviate such fears by providing a service that guides both clients and their parents/carers through the process of the Youth Court.

We will ensure that the young client is advised of all the procedures in the Youth Court in language that is simple to understand but without being patronising or judgemental. We aim to include parents/carers in consultation but only with our client’s permission, confidentiality is of paramount importance.

If you are seeking legal defence representation in a youth court, contact us today to discuss your case.

Magistrates Court

We represent our clients in magistrates courts in Leeds and across West Yorkshire. We strive to ensure that clients are kept as informed as possible about their case and will advise them before, during and after their court date.

We will consult with clients before their hearing and discuss the evidence against them. We will advise on plea, venue and the consequences of no plea, guilty plea and not guilty pleas entered at the magistrates’ court.

We are committed to delivering the best legal defence possible and we will build a robust defence to ensure the best possible outcome for our clients.

Crown Court

In the Crown Court, trials are heard by a judge and jury, otherwise by a judge alone. All Crown Court cases start in the magistrates’ court. The Crown Court usually deals with more serious offences such as murder, rape, robbery and serious assaults. These are known as “indictable only” and can only be dealt with in the Crown Court, although they start in the magistrates’ court. The Crown Court also deals with appeals against decisions of the magistrates’ court. Appeals here are heard by a judge and two lay magistrates.

Free Initial Consultation

We offer a free initial consultation in all areas of law. We have specialist solicitors in all our practice areas, all of whom have many years of experience. We advise and represent our clients in a pro-active, friendly and honest manner in order to obtain the best possible outcome. From the outset, you can be confident that you have specialist solicitors on your side. We have specialist solicitors in Civil Litigation, Criminal Defence, Divorce, Family Law, Immigration & Personal Injury. We are authorised to provide Legal Aid funding for qualifying criminal law matters. Our initial consultation is always free and we can offer a "No Win-No Fee" in Personal Injury Cases. We can in certain circumstances arrange a consultation in the convenience of your home.

What our clients say about Whiterose Blackmans on


  • 5 star review  Mohamed was Nadia were a great help with a family issue regarding my son,would highly recommend and will use in the future.

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    12/10/2019
  • 5 star review  Really happy with the service, they have a very professional manner, the main solicitor who supported us was called Muddasir support us alot and was really helpful at the time of my husbands visa! I highly recommend ..

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    11/25/2020
  • 5 star review  I used Whiterose Blackman solicitors for my wife's spouse visa after visiting several firms this was the one that stood out for me because of their detailed knowledge and professionalism. I am absolutely delighted and thankful to the Immigration team, from start to finish they offered legal expertise, reassurance and expert advice resulting in my wife's Visa being promptly approved on the first attempt. Anita and Mudasir have specialised knowledge, friendly approachable manner and great attention to detail. I would highly recommend this firm to my friends and family.

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    10/22/2019
  • 5 star review  Whiterose Blackmas solicitor is the best solicitor for immigration as far as I have seen. They gave me hope to proceed in the route which will be ideal for me and accessed all the relevant evidences. Specifically Anita Tahir an immigration expert ,  who took my case perfectly and  helped me get the decision swiftly and provided me updates then and there . I would recommend them  to whoever ask me for guidance .

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    7/25/2019
  • 5 star review  MR MUDASSIR ALI represent my case and he quickly responded to my all queries and kept me regularly informed .Mudassir is very Helpful and professional highly recommend this firm.

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    8/06/2020
  • 5 star review  I Applied for my wife's entry clearance visa in January 2020 using the priority service, hoping we’d get a decision in 4 weeks. Our case was handled by madasser. He is very knowledgeable and helped us throughout the application process. Unfortunately Due to covid-19 our case was delayed. It was an agonising 6 month wait! During the 6 months i was updated Whenever possible by Madasser. Then thankfully on 24/07/2020 my wife got her visa😊. Thank you Madasser for your help you are highly recommend.

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    8/08/2020
  • 5 star review  I and my family met Anita when the previous solicitor Anuf was leaving the firm. Anita has a heavyweight knowledge of a boxer and did an excellent work to get our citizenship application successful. I would heavily recommend her to everyone as she provided great service and a patient heart.

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    8/22/2019

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