Criminal Law

We have experienced Criminal Law team that is overseen by the Senior Partner Mr Michael Clode who has been practicing for more than 30 years.

Dealing with

  • Murder
  • Drug Trafficking
  • People Trafficking
  • Money Laundering
  • Fraud
  • Sexual Offences
  • Theft
  • Driving Matters

We are able to deal with all types of cases in Magistrates Court and Crown Court through to the Court of Appeal.



We are specialists in representing clients who suffer from Mental Illness

  • Experienced Solicitors who are Law Society Mental Health Panel Members and who are also Criminal Law Duty Solicitor


Our aim is to guide you through your case from the Police Station to its ultimate conclusion whether that is at the Magistrates Court or at the Crown Court. We will do all we can to reduce the burden of the case upon you.

We understand that those facing Criminal Charges require us to be available 7 days a week and often require legal advice outside of purely Criminal Law for example Family Law or Employment Law which we are able to provide.

We will assist you make a Public Funding Application (Legal Aid) where appropriate. Where you are not eligible for Legal Aid we provide competitive rates and will undertake works on a fixed fee in some cases.


Police Station Representation

We offer Police Station representation free of charge and are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We will attend Police Stations free of charge throughout South and Mid Wales. If you are detained and wish to speak to us please ask for Clodes Solicitors. We will provide you with initial advice on the telephone should you require it and we aim to be with you within 20 minutes.


Always available for you

We are able to travel to clients based anywhere in Wales and the South of England and can see clients at our offices in Cardiff (Cardiff Gate Head Office CF23 8RU and Llanishen), Sennybridge, Swansea (Princess Way,SA1 3LW), Gloucester (North Warehouse, Gloucester Docks, Gloucester, GL1 2EP) and Bristol (1 Friary, Temple Quay, BS1 6EA).


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