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Jerman Samuels & Pearson LLp
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Simon is one of the founder directors of the firm when a firm devoted exclusively to criminal defence work was set up.

He is an extremely experienced Magistrates’ Court advocate appearing daily in Court over the last 20 years.

A specialist in all aspects of criminal law  and undertakes work at the Police Station, Magistrates Court and the Crown Court.

Simon’s work is mainly based on his vast number of existing clients or new clients based on recommendation. Particularly noted for his tenacity and fighting to get the best result for clients

He is currently defending in cases of high value fraud and organised major drug conspiracies. and other such serious cases.

He has also been involved in a number of high profile cases in Essex and throughout the UK, including, Government Contractor Fraud and Football Violence, murder, manslaughter and allegations involving firearms.

He is noted for his common sense approach and resolving issues in a common sense manner.

Qualified Duty Solicitor at the Magistrates Court and Police Station Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme.

Noted for serious and complex crime

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

‘Simon Samuels has a wonderful manner with clients which puts them very much at ease. He is able to distil quickly and effectively the important issues in a case, and to explain them clearly and simply.’ – Legal 500

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.’