Murder and Manslaughter

Murder and manslaughter allegations are amongst the most serious in English criminal law with a conviction for murder carrying an automatic sentence of life imprisonment. We have vast experience in defending these allegations and where the consequences of making the wrong decisions are so potentially damaging it is crucial to be in the safe hands of professionals who have the weight of experience to deal with difficult issues with skill and sensitivity.

The legal complexities in this area are significant and the right advice along with an understanding of the legislative nuance between voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter and partial murder defences that can reduce a murder charge to manslaughter are vital in making the right decisions to obtain the best results in the most serious of circumstances.

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