Criminal Defence

Principals Richard Egan and Jim Meyer are ranked in the leading law directories for their expertise in criminal defence work. With their 58 years’ of experience specialising in this field of law, it is no exaggeration to say they have represented individuals accused of the full spectrum of criminal offences prosecuted in England and Wales.

If you are suspected of a criminal offence you need to be represented by lawyers with the skill and tenacity that only comes from experience and a well earned reputation for excellence. Richard Egan and Jim Meyer have represented a wide range of clients – from professionals and well-known individuals in government, to sports, media and entertainment figures as well as those prominent in the financial sector. It is a trite observation but a criminal investigation can have devastating reputational, personal, financial and professional consequences for you, which is why Egan Meyer works closely with reputation and media lawyers. We will protect you and work with you to get the best result achievable.

Murder & Manslaughter

Egan Meyer has extensive experience defending allegations of murder and manslaughter.

Drugs Offences

Egan Meyer successfully defends clients accused of drugs offences ranging from simple possession to importing or supplying class A drugs.

Non-fatal violent offences

Egan Meyer has a proven track record when it comes to defending clients accused of violence.

Offences of Dishonesty

Egan Meyer helps clients accused of dishonesty to divert their matter away from the criminal justice system, or, if that is not possible, achieve the most favourable outcome.

Sexual Offences

Egan Meyer’s directors have spent over 58 years advising and representing clients accused of sexual offences, achieving positive outcomes so that reputations are saved and liberty is assured.

Extradition and Cross-Border Offences

Egan Meyer has expertise and an established track record of advising clients in the UK who are or might be subject to an extradition request from another country.

Computer crime

With in-house computer expertise, Egan Meyer is uniquely placed to advise and defend clients accused of criminal activity carried out by means of a computer or the internet.

Criminal Conspiracies

The principals of Egan Meyer have a proven track record of defending clients accused of criminal conspiracy.

Police Investigations

Jim Meyer and Richard Egan will ensure that their clients are protected to the utmost degree whilst speaking to investigating authorities.

Criminal Appeals

Egan Meyer regularly takes on appeal cases where clients were represented by another firm on matters which have gone wrong for them.

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