Criminal Law

Our criminal law department is led by Anthony Sugaré who is a past president of the Leeds Law Society and one of the most respected criminal solicitors within the Leeds area. Sugaré & Co have been successfully defending alleged criminals for over 40 years for all types of crimes. We provide a 24 HOUR emergency service for those who have been arrested and are in detention at a police station. We will provide prompt help, advice and attendance. This is completely FREE OF CHARGE.

Our nationally known criminal defence department is headed up by the past president of the Leeds Law Society, Anthony Sugare, and we are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

If you are involved with a criminal law case, you need to think carefully about hiring an experienced criminal law solicitor in Leeds. We have been defending alleged criminals for over 45 years and we ensure that no stone is left unturned in building a solid defence. We believe that we are the best criminal defence solicitors in Leeds.

We deal with criminal cases at all levels including at the:-

  • Police Station
  • Magistrates' Court
  • Crown Court
  • Court of Appeal
  • Supreme Court
  • Youth Court


We hold a Criminal Contract with the Legal Aid Agency. We will always advise you as to your eligibility for public funding.

  • Legal advice and assistance is available for free if you are under arrest at a police station, or attending a police station for interview under caution.
  • Public funding is available at the magistrates' court (subject to means testing).
  • Public funding is available at the crown court.
  • If in your particular circumstances public funding is not available, or you choose to instruct us privately, we offer competitive rates, and are happy to discuss our fees with you.

Whatever the criminal matter, our expert team is available to provide free initial advice.

If you require advice or assistance with any aspect of criminal law, do not hesitate to get in touch with one of our highly experienced criminal law solicitors in Leeds, on 0113 244 6978 or 07831 397786 (24 HOUR HELPLINE) or contact us via our online form.