Chesterfield & Derby Crime Solicitors

We are a dedicated Crime and Legal Aid practice who understand the needs of the clients we represent in the Chesterfield, Derby and the wider areas.


Specialising in criminal defence, all types of corporate defence and matters relating to prison law we are considered to be the largest practice of our type in England and Wales.


With lawyers covering every area of criminal law we are able to support our clients with matters;



 Burglary and Theft

 Driving bans

 Motoring and speeding offences

 Professional misconduct

 Trading standards matters

 VAT fraud

 Youth crime


Additionally we are able to support individuals who have been charged with more serious matters such as rape, murder and manslaughter. 


All our lawyers understand that a discreet, professional, approach is required at what is usually a very difficult point in a persons life.  


In the first instance please either call us or complete the form on the right and we'll call you back to discuss your circumstances.





The Johnson Partnership

Chesterfield, Derby, Derbyshire

National Crime Solicitors


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You may have been charged with a criminal offence. We can and will help.


From misdemeanors to more serious matters you'll find a voice at the end of the phone (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) who can provide the in depth knowledge you'll need.


Covering Chesterfield, Derby and Derbyshire. 

Suite 1,
42 Friar Gate,

01332 370473
3 Burlington House,
19 Burlington St,
S40 1RX

01246 520930

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An anonymous student witness described the scene as a "huge brawl" involving a substantial number of individuals inside the club. The altercation reportedly escalated to the use of objects such as bottles and chairs. This club night was designated as an official union-affiliated event, marking it as a space intended for students' safety.

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