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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Police chief demands end to loophole that keeps 60-point drivers on road

The newly elected chairman of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners has called for an urgent overhaul of a loophole allows thousands of motorists to remain on the road despite having more than 12 points on their licence.

Jul 28 2021 read more >
Police Officer Caught Using Snapchat Whilst Driving

A police officer was caught using his mobile phone behind the wheel after he posted footage of himself online on Snapchat.

Pc Matthew Breathwick filmed himself listening to music as he drove his marked vehicle down the A17 in Lincolnshire on Nov 6 last year, and posted the content on the social media site. Breathwick resigned from his position in March after he was convicted of using a hand-held mobile phone while driving. Driving while using a handheld mobile device carries a £200 fine plus six penalty points on a driving licence.

Jun 28 2021 read more >
Coercive control could lead to 10 years jail sentence
Under a Government review that reported a six-fold increase in offences in just four years people who use coercive control to abuse their partners could face up to 10 years in jail.
Police, judges, and front-line specialists were told that the current maximum sentence of five years was inadequate for the long-term emotional damage that could be caused by years of a partner's coercive or controlling behaviour.Addittionally there was also evidence of significant under-reporting such behaviour often only being exposed when police were called to deal with violence within households, and prosecutors were then often bringing charges for other violent offences in an attempt to bump up the potential jail term.

May 27 2021 read more >
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Jul 30 2021 at 4:47pm
Get in touch to discuss your case with our motoring team if you've been charged with speeding or drink driving in the #Derbyshire area.
Jul 27 2021 at 10:26am