hadaway and hadaway newcastle upon tyne north east uk
Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Our Criminal Law Team provides the following services:-

  • Free independent representation at Police Stations throughout the North East of England
  • Free initial consultation to include Legal Aid eligibility check
  • Court Duty Solicitors
  • Representation in the Youth Court
  • Representation in the Magistrates Court
  • Representation in the Crown Court
  • Representation in the High Court
  • Representation in the Court of Appeal and above
  • We also provide advice and representation in circumstances where the Prosecution seek to recover your assets by confiscation proceedings under The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
  • Members of Court and Police Station Duty Solicitors Scheme


We have acted for people facing criminal investigations or proceedings for decades.  We are able to provide advice and representation in all areas of criminal law.  We deal with cases of the utmost seriousness and complexity such as murder, conspiracy and fraud through to all types of road traffic related offences.  No matter what type of case you are facing our committed and experienced Criminal Lawyers will listen carefully to your case and provide you with clear advice in terms which are readily understandable to you.  Your case will be prepared with every attention to detail necessary and presented in the best possible light by our experienced advocates.

Tony Malia and Stuart Athey have Higher Rights of Audience enabling them to represent you in the Crown Court and Higher Courts.

Tony Malia also has particular expertise in Mental Health Law he being a member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal Accreditation Scheme.  Frequently individuals face investigation or prosecution in consequence of conduct on their part which is directly related to a mental disorder and Tony Malia’s expertise in this field enables him to provide skilled and sympathetic advice and representation to such individuals.

Alan Horn has vast experience of Fishing Legislation and represents members of the local and UK Fishing Community on issues relating to breaches of European Fisheries Regulations.

If you have the misfortune to become involved in criminal proceedings contact our dedicated Criminal Team immediately.


Services - Criminal Law

For more information and a free* no obligation consultation call our

criminal department solicitors north east newcastle

*The initial consultation is to take details and discuss possible costs but not to give free advice.

Contact Us

T: 0191 257 0382
F: 0191 296 1904
E: info@hadaway.co.uk

Opening hours:
09:00 to 17:00 Mon. to Fri.