Criminal Defence & Serious Crimes
Franklin is a Managing Partner, and enjoys Higher Rights of Audience.
He is an experienced and respected advocate, with a reputation for defending the rights of his clients in a robust and forthright manner, regularly appearing in Magistrates and Crown Courts. He was the first solicitor to successfully challenge DNA evidence in a criminal trial.
Franklin was formerly a member of The Council of Manchester Law Society, and was formerly the Chairman of The Criminal Law Solicitors Association. He is a member of Liberty, and remains committed to defending his clients’ rights.
Tuckers Solicitors specialises in criminal defence, fraud, regulatory, civil liberties and prison law cases. It handles general crime as well as serious, and complex criminal cases which have included serious drug offences, fraud, money laundering, IT fraud, white collar fraud, motoring offences, murder and manslaughter. The firm has defended numerous individuals including public figures, high-net-worth individuals and business directors, and has also acted for government departments and corporate clients. The Manchester team also has particular expertise in dealing with restraining orders in international financial cases. Leigh Wright, who is head of complex crime, Asim Ali, who is head of road traffic work, and Franklin Sinclair head the team.
Tuckers Solicitors handles a range of criminal defence, fraud and regulatory cases. It has experience in money laundering, duty evasion and complex regulatory proceedings. Asim Ali, who handles complex fraud and regulatory matters, Leigh Wright, who has experience in restraining orders in international financial cases as well as European duty evasion fraud, and Franklin Sinclair head the team.