Mark Jerman > Jerman Samuels & Pearson LLp > Benfleet, England > Lawyer Profile

Jerman Samuels & Pearson LLp
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A  founding director of the  firm set up to deal with exclusively criminal defence work.

Has a wealth of experience in all areas of criminal law having been in charge of the criminal department at his former firm.

Over the last 20 years has built up a strong own client base.

Has been involved in highly complex murder, fraud and serious violence cases. He is well respected amongst the legal profession and has a good relationship with senior counsel especially at Counsels’ chambers used by the firm.

Noted for his attention to detail and preparation especially in complicated cases or those requiring a  systematic approach and appears daily in the Magistrates Court.

Specialist in all aspects of criminal and road traffic law, appearing at the police station, Magistrates’ Court and the Crown Court

Duty solicitor at the Magistrates’ Court Police Station Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme

Noted for serious and complex crime

Ranked in the Legal 500 Guide as a “Recommended Lawyer”

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Crime, fraud and licensing > General crime and fraud

The large Essex-based practice at Jerman Samuels & Pearson LLP is regularly instructed in high-profile cases and offers clients an in-house advocacy department which allows for the continuity of representation in serious Crown Court cases. Experienced criminal lawyers Mark Jerman, Simon Samuels and Ian Clift founded the practice, and consultant solicitor Matthew Bone also has ‘a very good knowledge of criminal law and is an effective advocate in the Crown Court.’