Crown Courts

​Appearing in the Crown Court is a daunting prospect, we can explain the process from beginning to end and help you through it.

Woods Solicitors have extensive experience defending the full range of criminal offences.

We have a strong team of proficient barristers and solicitor advocates.

Our lawyers are qualified and experienced in appearing as advocates in the Crown Court, as well as working closely with leading barristers' chambers.

We will advise you clearly and promptly as to your options, so you can make informed decisions about your case.

If you plead not guilty​

We will work closely with you to ensure that your case is properly prepared for trial so that your case is presented in the best possible light. 

We will analyse the prosecution case against you and, where necessary, instruct experts on your behalf.

We will inform you and any defence witnesses you may have about the court process and what to expect. 

If you plead guilty​

We will help you prepare for your sentence hearing ensuring that all mitigating circumstances are brought to the court's attention.

We will present character evidence and negotiate an appropriate basis of plea on your behalf.


Additional Information

We have the following teams available to deal with your case:

  • Police Station Teams who are at Police Stations across Yorkshire and nationwide.
  • Magistrates Court Teams who cover all Magistrates and Youth Courts in the Pontefract & surrounding areas on a daily basis.
  • Crown Court Teams  who prepare cases to be dealt with before a Judge and Jury. We have Barristers and Higher Rights Advocates who represent our clients at these courts together with Counsel from the main criminal chambers. We deal with Crown Court cases throughout the United Kingdom.


Woods Solicitors

Our Expert Solicitors Provide Legal Advice To You Wherever You Are, 24hrs A Day! 

Call Now. If You Are Accused Of An Offence, Have Been Arrested, Charged Or Are On Bail. We Can Help


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Woods Solicitors

21 Beastfair, Pontefract, WF8 1AW, United Kingdom

24 Hour Contact Number: 01977 790999

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09:00 – 17:00