Police Station Defence

Whiterose Blackmans

Criminal Defence Experts In Leeds

Police Cautions, Arrested by the Police, Remanded in Custody

Police cautions are handed out by the Police in situations where a minor offence has been committed that does not warrant a full prosecution.

If you have been arrested by Police and remanded in Police custody then it is important that a legal representative is available to help you.

A solicitor at Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors LLP is able to provide you with Police station assistance and advise you of your rights, if you have been arrested by the police and remanded in custody.

Youth Legal Representation in a Police Station

We undertake private work, we can provide representation in both the Magistrates and Youth Courts. All cases will start off in the Magistrates Court no matter how serious the offence is, unless the defendant is aged 17 or under, in which case matters will start in the Youth Court.

If your case is too serious to be dealt with by the Magistrates or Youth Court, or you were provided with the option to elect Crown Court for your case to heard by a judge and jury, our Crown Court department are here to help. With your consent, we will instruct independent Barristers to represent you at Court and our representatives will ensure that you are kept informed of all developments. We will be with you from your initial Court appearance to your trial or sentence date.

Legal Aid Funding

We can offer legal aid funding on eligible criminal law cases by the Legal Aid Agency (LAA) which is a system of government funding. Legal aid can be used to help pay for legal counsel. Not everyone is eligible for Legal aid because it is means tested, this means that in order to qualify for legal aid your income and savings will be taken into account. If you’ve been charged with a crime, you must ask your criminal solicitor if you’re able to get criminal legal aid. If you find that you are eligible for legal aid funding for your criminal law matter we can help you to facilitate your legal aid claim.

Police Stations we cover

We are available to attend police stations in the following areas:

  • Leeds
  • Bradford
  • Halifax
  • Wakefield
  • Huddersfield
  • Dewsbury
  • Harrogate

Police Bail, what are your rights!

After initial questioning the Police may release you on Police Bail. If you haven’t sought legal advice it is important you do so whilst on bail. Even if you have had advice at the police station you can discuss your case with a Criminal Solicitor of your choice.

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


  • review rating 5  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
  • review rating 4  It was a rocky start but it turned out good. Anita was very professional and thorough and because of that we felt confident that everything was going to have a positive outcome.

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    7/09/2019
  • review rating 5  I would 100% recommend Mudassir Ali, the service I received off him was second to none, friendly, confidental and polite at all times. He offered reassurance all the way through my case which ended successfully. A very professional company.

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    7/05/2019
  • review rating 5  Reliable and professional firm. Lovely staff and reasonable fee prices. Would definitely be using Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors in future if needed. 🙂 P.S Special Thank you to Anita Tahir for sorting out my husband's application with no hassle. Fab Solicitor!

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    5/10/2019
  • review rating 5  Mr Mudassir Ali had done my case, he is very organized my case was granted within 2 hours, Iam very happy. Thank you mr Mudassir Ali

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    3/18/2020
  • review rating 5  Anita did such a great work with our case. She talked us through the whole process and was always there when we needed her. Detailed oriented and very professional. So happy with her service!

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    7/03/2019
  • review rating 5  I used Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors to apply for my spouse visa and the case was dealt with by Mudassir Ali. Mudassir was very friendly and efficient and was certainly an expert in this field with his detailed knowledge and professionalism. The service was excellent from start to finish. The advice and requirements were made very clear to me and Mudassir was very thorough, spending a significant amount of time putting the case together and making sure nothing was missed. I was kept up to date on a regular basis and was successful with the visa being approved quickly and on the first attempt. I would like to thank Mudassir Ali and the staff at Whiterose Blackmans for all their hard work and the excellent service during the case. I would also highly recommend this firm to friends and family in the future. Excellent service and a very happy customer.

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