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Cantaris Locke Solicitors, Docklands Business Centre, 10-16 Tiller Road, London, E14 8PX

Telephone 020 7199 6375

E-mail  [email protected]

We are an established Legal 500 Criminal Defence Solicitors firm with Head Office in the Docklands, London and a branch office in Stevenage, Herts. We have nationwide reputation and a case list that demonstrates successes all over the UK

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Criminal Defence Solicitors, London/Herts & UK

This firm, Cantaris Locke Solicitors, started operating as a separate legal entity in 2013. Prior to that the partners, Natalia Locke and Costa Cantaris, were involved in other criminal defence enterprises.  Each partner has over 15 years of experience in the field of criminal litigation.


We were ranked Leading Criminal Law Firm in 2019.  


"Cantaris Locke prepare their cases meticulously and provide an exceptionally high standard of representation for all of their clients". LEGAL 500, 2019.


This is a significant achievement for a relatively new firm. The ranking is a reflection of the excellent results achieved and expertise in the every element of criminal law.


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We are fully accredited by the Solicitors' Regulation Authority and the Law Society.  We hold a contract with the Legal Aid Agency to provide Legal Aid services.  Your eligibility for Legal Aid depends on the nature of the case and your financial circumstances.  We have secured Legal Aid for numerous clients.  Please call us to discuss it in detail.  There is no fee for a consultation.  


If you are not eligible for Legal Aid we provide competitive rates  that can be agreed on a case by case basis.


We specialise in criminal defence, extradition and confiscation proceedings.  We represent clients in police stations, Magistrates' and Crown Courts; we attend interviews conducted by local authorities over allegations of benefit fraud. Over the years we have dealt with the whole spectrum of criminal cases, from road traffic offences and shoplifting to multi-million pound fraud and murder.  We ensure our clients receive the best possible results whatever the offence.


We have secured excellent results in highprofile heavy weight cases, even when the odds have been heavily stacked against our clients. These include cases that have been vigorously prosecuted by  Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, Trading Standards Depatments, the Department of Work and Pensions,  and, of course, the Crown Prosecution Service.  


Our experience and knowledge enables us to foresee pitfalls and weaknesses in our opponent's case from an early stage.  We have managed on numerous occasions to prevent investigations turning in to prosecutions and regularly have cases dismissed prior to trial.


Even when the evidence is overwhelming we  regularly make representations and negotiate for our clients to limit their role and reduce the enormity of the charges.  This often results in our clients avoiding custodial sentences for serious matters.



To find out any more information on criminal defence please call us on 020 7199 6375

© Copyright 2016 - Cantaris Locke Solicitors. All rights reserved. | Telephone. 020 7199 6375 | Email: [email protected]


Our Locations




Cantaris Locke Solicitors

Docklands Business Centre

10-16 Tiller Road


E14 8PX


Stevenage BTC

Bessemer Drive


Herts SG1 2DX

Areas of Law




Driving Offenses


Theft and dishonesty

Sexual Offenses

Drug Offenses

Violent Offenses

People Trafficking







Cantaris Locke Solicitors is Accredited by the Solicitors' Regulation Authority and the Law Society


Solicitors Regulation Authority No 591661






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Fraud and Criminal Defence Specialists, Legal Aid Providers

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