Henry Oghoetuoma
Henry Oghoetuoma
Partner & Head of Crime & Extradition

No matter what stage of proceedings, from Police Station to Crown Court, needing a criminal defence can be stressful for you and those around you. 

McMillan Williams is widely recognised as one of the leading firms of solicitors for having a formidable reputation in criminal defence work.

We have a reputation for providing clients with expertise and skilled advice in this area of law.  Our specialist Criminal Defence team can handle any or every stage of your case, any time of day.

Depending on the case, we can help you wherever you are in the country.  We are here to take the difficulty out of your situation and help you move on to your next opportunity in life.

We can represent you across a wide range of criminal charges including:

  • 24/7 service for suspects detained in police custody
  • Serious Violence, Murder, Sexual Offences, Rape, Terrorism
  • Offences Against Children
  • Domestic Violence, Harassment, Stalking, Malicious Communication, Animal Cruelty
  • Drug Offences, Conspiracies, Robbery, Burglary, Theft
  • Fraud, White Collar Crime, Benefit Fraud, Money Laundering
  • Offensive Weapons, Firearms, Arson

Actions against the Police and Civil Liberties

McMillan Williams is a leading specialist in bringing civil actions against the Police and protecting the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens.

We represent individuals and representative bodies in matters concerning public and state bodies including the police, prosecution and detention authorities (including within the mental health care system) in safeguarding civil liberties and human rights, including:

Mental Health

Mental Health difficulties are often unrecognised and even more commonly misunderstood. Unfortunately this poor understanding can have serious consequences

Our specialist Mental Health team can help provide all the insight, support and expertise you need. We can help to make sure you are treated quickly, fairly and legally across a wide range of issues such as:

  • Mental Health Tribunals and Hospital Managers hearings
  • Mental Capacity Law issues
  • Deprivation of Liberty
  • Court of Protection Proceedings
  • Appeals to the Upper Tier Tribunal
  • Expertise in Advising and Assisting forensic patients detained in high secure units;
  • Community Treatment Order
  • Mental Health Tribunal
  • Displacement Proceedings in the County Court
  • Care Programme Approach (CPA meetings)


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