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  • Advocacy, Appeals & Miscarriages of Justice

    If you have been through the criminal justice system and fear that you have been the victim of a miscarriage of justice, you need to find lawyers that are robust and diligent to help to reverse the wrong. We are available 24 hours a day to assist.


    Criminal Defence & Serious Crimes

    DJMS is a leading criminal defence firm in the North East of England. For 30 years it has been providing the highest quality representation in police stations and courts in the North East and Nationally.


    Private Client Criminal Defence

    For those for whom legal aid is not available and for those who wish to have the benefit of reassurance throughout the progress of a matter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, our Private Client department has experts that can support you through the process.


  • Confiscation, Restraint & Cash Forfeiture

    DJMS are experts in ensuring that you do not just get the best representation in respect of your criminal defence, but also ensuring that your assets are protected to the fullest extent possible from the reaches of the state.


    Fraud, White Collar & Business Crime

    DJMS has the experience, expertise, guile and the technological support to ensure equality of arms with prosecutors in those cases which are both serious and complex. Allegations of white collar crime require the spotless defence that DJMS lawyers deliver.


    Regulatory Enforcement & Disciplinary

    When professionals are pursued by the state or by regulatory bodies, the issues are often complex and require a forensic level of analysis and application to a case. Our specialist team have these qualities at your disposal.


  • Courts Martial & Military Law

    DJMS have expert lawyers available to deal both with service personal who have fallen foul of the criminal law relating to civilians and those who are alleged to have breached rules relating to serving officers.


    Police Stations

    DJMS have a dedicated team who are committed to continuing the representation of those who are caught up in the criminal justice system, after sentence and throughout their time at Her Majesty’s pleasure.


    Road Traffic & Driving Offences

    Road traffic offences are dealt with by the police and the courts, but DJMS Criminal Defence Solicitors know that the most important aspect of dealing with your road traffic nightmare is to ensure that the criminal justice system does not view you as a criminal.



If arrested for offences relating to Terrorism, you need representation that understands the prejudices in society that can misinterpret innocent expression as hostile actions. DJMS Solicitors have deep rooted links within diverse communities and long experience of standing up for their rights.


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