Legal Aid

Azam & Co Solicitors is proud to provide criminal defence work under the Legal Aid Scheme.

Legal Aid is a government scheme that helps people pay for legal services.

Entitlement to Legal Aid funded advice and representation usually depends on your financial situation (Means Test) and the interest of justice (Merit Test). However, there are circumstances that entitle you to free representation regardless of your financial situation, i.e. representation at the police station.

Criminal Legal Aid provides clients with advice and assistance in criminal matters, advice at the police station during questioning, and full legal representation at court, e.g. Magistrates Court, Youth Court and Crown Court.

To find out if you are eligible for Legal Aid, contact Azam & Co. today on 020 7709 0707. Shafiul Azam is a Bengali speaking solicitor who specialises in Criminal Defence.