Mortons are top specialist Criminal & Driving Offence Solicitors. From our Greater Manchester office our lawyers provide expert legal representation at Magistrates, Youth & Crown Courts around Greater Manchester, Cheshire & beyond.

We provide 24hour FREE legal representation whilst at the Police Station. Our dedicated team of criminal lawyers are on call 24hrs / 365 days, to provide immediate police station advice & assistance for clients who are/have been arrested and clients interviewed as a volunteer under caution.

Mortons also provide expert representation for Benefit Fraud interviews under caution. Free representation may be available, however it is means tested based on your personal & financial circumstances.

Meet the Team: Peter Malone & Tom Young

Legal Aid might be available for imprisonable offences (depending on your financial circumstances) or private funding (fixed fees available). Our practice is contracted by the Legal Aid Agency to provide representation under criminal legal aid and we are holders of the Specialist Quality Mark .

Mortons Specialist Serious Crime team has immense experience in successfully dealing with extremely serious offences includes cases such as Proceeds of Crime Proceedings, Complex Fraud, Possession of Indecent Images, Serious Rape & Other Sexual Assault Offences, Murder, Robbery, Possession, Supply, Production, Importation Drugs, People Trafficking, Burglary, Firearms & Serious Conspiracies.

Sexual Offences : Our Defence Perspective

Our team continually strive for quality in the areas of Criminal & driving cases defence, with our professional Criminal & motoring legal practice regularly exceeding our clients expectations. Our team have spent our careers representing clients charged with criminal and Driving Offence. Regardless of whether you are of good character with no previous convictions or a regular client, we tailor our service to ensure you are wholly legally advised. Our lawyers are highly effective & discreet criminal practitioners able to exceed our high standards & those of our clients. We recognise & leave no stone unturned to defend clients life & liberty, reputation & career.

FAQ: Police want to speak to me as a suspect?

Our Magistrates' & Youth Court team deal with the lesser serious allegations including; Harassment & Stalking, Threats to Kill & Public Order.

Driving Offence cases are handled by our specialist Driving Offence lawyers who use their experience & in-depth knowledge to obtain the best results for our clients. Less serious motoring offences are mostly not imprisonable & therefore will not be eligible for legal aid. Our professional rates for representation on a private basis is extremely competitive including fixed fees.

Driving Offence offences commonly includes Death By Dangerous Driving, Driving Without a Licence, Fail to Produce, Excess Alcohol, Failing To Stop, Drunk in Charge & Speeding Offences etc. Additionally we also specialise in representation at Exceptional Hardship Hearings & Driving Appeal.

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Registered in England & Wales. Company No. 5012667.
Authorised & Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Managing Partners: Simon E. Morton & Lisa J Morton LL.B (Hons)

Latest VIDEOs: VIDEO: Introduction to Mortons

Serviced Areas

  • Stockport, Manchester, Trafford, Salford, Macclesfield, Tameside, Ashton Under Lyne, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Crewe

Payment Options

  • Cash Only, Debit Cards, MasterCard, PayPal, Personal Checks, VISA

Contact Details

  City Stockport
  Postcode SK1 3AY
  Address 22 Middle Hillgate
  Phone Number 016 1477 1121
  Fax 0161 4770708

Products & Services

Have you been charged with or summonsed for an offence?

Seeking the Representation of Mortonís Solicitors will: -

Protect your legal rights
Give you expert advice before you have to enter your plea
Advise you on the strength of the evidence against you
Advise you of the law and your potential defence
Advise you of the best venue for your trial
Conduct expert cross-examination of witnesses
Make legal submission on your behalf
Challenge any legal submissions made against you
Allow representations to be made to the court on your behalf
Advise you of the likely outcome of the case
Ensure you achieve the best possible outcome in all of the circumstances.

You are entitled to have a criminal solicitor present FREE of charge at any police interview. This is true for even the most trivial offences, e. g. a shoplifting, theft, assault, or damage. You should never agree to be interviewed without legal representation.

Some of the most important decisions made in relation to a case are made at the police station. If we are involved at an early stage of an investigation, we are often able to affect the outcome.

You are not obliged to say anything to the police and we advise all clients to maintain their right to silence until they speak with us.

Customer Testimonials

I want to thank all of the people at Mortons Solicitors for there help with my recent case at the Crown Court. I had never used any criminal solicitors before and they didn't let me down. Highly recommended I doubt will have need of their services again, but wanted to post a review to thank them for their help in my case.

Simon Morton represented me recently for Driving Without Due Care. Thankfully when we arrived at Court he was on his A game and demolished the police case. I was acquitted after the morning. Thank you very much to Simon and his team

Mortons Solicitors and Simon Morton are the Best solicitors you will find in Stockport. Simon represented me recently at Stockport Magistrates, I was afraid I would go to prison until I saw how good Simon was. He is a true professional who wants what is best for his clients. I have never in my life seen a solicitor so Good ! I never imagined a Solicitor could be so Good. I dont know what I would of done without them.... I would never use anyone else. We were very cheeky and asked for a conditional discharge. Thanks to Simon we got it. I could not believe it and still can't... Thankyou !!!

Simon Morton was fantastic representing my daughter at court. I really couldn't have asked for better. Would recommend him for criminal cases. Thanks Simon. Best Wishes!


VIDEO: Mortons Solicitors - Introduction

Specialists in Criminal Defence & Motoring Solicitors in Stockport, Greater Manchester. Presented by Simon E. Morton, Managing Director of Mortons Solicitors. We provide expert advice defending criminal allegations and motoring offences. Representing clients at each stage of the criminal justice process.

Specialists in
- Criminal Defence
- Motoring Offences
- Drink Driving
- Serious Crime
- Sexual Offences
- Legal aid specialists

VIDEO: Police Station Advice & Assistance

Mortons Solicitors provide FREE police station representation 24 hours a day, 365 days a year across Greater Manchester & Cheshire. (And further afield)

Our team of solicitors & lawyers are on call to attend upon clients arrested day and night for any criminal offences from theft to murder, driving offences from drink driving to death by dangerous driving.

VIDEO: Court Representation & Advocacy

Specialist Court Representation & Advocacy at Criminal Courts throughout Greater Manchester & Cheshire. Mortons Solicitors are expert Criminal Defence & Motoring Solicitors based in Stockport, Greater Manchester. Introduction in respect of the availability of expert advice defending criminal allegations and motoring offences. Representing clients at each stage of the criminal justice process.

VIDEO: Domestic Violence

Mortons Solicitors are specialist criminal defence solicitors in Greater Manchester. We provide expert representation defending clients alleged to have committed domestic violence offences across Manchester, Cheshire & North West England.

Mortons Solicitors provide free police station representation for clients accused of domestic assault. Legal aid for representation at Court is means tested and may be available.

VIDEO: Motoring Offences

Specialist Driving Offence/Motoring Law Solicitors in Stockport, Greater Manchester. Presented by Simon E. Morton, Managing Director of Mortons Solicitors. Providing expert advice defending motoring and criminal allegations. Representing clients at each stage of the criminal justice process.

VIDEO: Crown Court Representation

Specialist Crown Court Representation & Advocacy at Criminal Courts throughout Greater Manchester & Cheshire. Mortons Solicitors are expert Criminal Defence & Motoring Solicitors based in Stockport, Greater Manchester. Video presentation in respect of defending most serious cases before Crown Courts.

Specialists in defending
- Serious Crime including murder, rape & sexual offences, indecent images, robbery, conspiracy
- Serious/Complex Frauds
- Proceeds of Crime (POCA)
- Legal aid specialists

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From Our Website

At Morton's Solicitors, we pride ourselves on our award-winning service and ability to get results. Morton's Solicitors team of motoring lawyers can defend our clients accused of any driving/road traffic offence. Our Solicitors can provide representation during all stages of investigation and proceedings. For further information on offences and funding your case please call our motoring solicitors for immediate advice on 0161 477 1121. With many decades of experience between our lawyers you can be assured of our expertise, knowledge and familiarity with the motoring law.

We have twice won the award for "Crime - Team of the Year" at the highly prestigious Manchester Legal Awards in 2018 & 2020. Not only is this based on our ability to get fantastic results for our clients, but we also offer an extremely friendly, discreet and client-focused service which has earnt us the plaudits. What this means for any prospective client is that your case is going to be in some of the safest hands in Criminal Defense for Stockport, Greater Manchester & across the North West.