Specialist Crime Lawyers

in Manchester


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What we do

Maguires Solicitors are a dynamic team of criminal defence solicitors operating from central Manchester. Combining youth with experience we have developed a reputation for excellence across the broad spectrum of Criminal Practice. 

We specialise in defending allegations of commercial fraud, including investigations involving HMRC, SFO, Trading standards and The National Crime Agency. We are regularly instructed to defend in prosecutions involving orders restraining assets, the appointment of receivers, applications to seize or forfeit cash and confiscation.

 We have acted in some of the largest Proceeds of Crime applications, including the largest investigation into hidden assets in British Legal History. We believe that acting in our client’s best interest is a long term commitment which is often overlooked in confiscation applications. By focussing our effort on the alleged benefit figure, as well as what is realisable, we protect our clients from a future blighted by repeated confiscations over many years. 

The firm are recognised as one of the foremost defence teams dealing with allegations of conspiracy.  Whether this involves drugs, money laundering,  missing trader intra community or Mortgage fraud, our team have a nationwide reputation for service and success.

With over 25 years’ experience, Ronan Maguire has successfully defended in cases of murder, people trafficking, terrorism, rape, police corruption, theft and robbery. 

The firms specialist road traffic offence department defends each allegation, however minor, with the same degree of care and expertise that any defendant facing a criminal prosecution deserves.

In addition, the firm have a notable reputation for successfully appealing convictions by identifying mistakes and/or compelling new evidence.  This has led to convictions for some of the most serious offences being overturned in the Court of Appeal.

‘We pride ourselves in getting it right first time, but if somebody else didn’t, we will ensure that our client’s get justice, however long that takes’. – Ronan Maguire, Principal. 



I just wanted to thank you and all at Maguires for your help and support in my recent case. I was struck by the professionalism shown by all of the staff.

You really do provide an essential service.

Again many thanks”

Mr. P. B

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