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Alan Samuels Associate, Criminal Defence

Experience Profile

Alan is an Associate Criminal Defence Solicitor at Slater and Gordon in Newcastle.

He heads up the business crime and regulation department.

His main areas of expertise are criminal litigation, both defence and prosecution, and he is an expert professional discipline solicitor in police misconduct cases.


Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Legal 500 2015: The "very knowledgeable and robust" Alan Samuels "provides sound advice and excellent representation".
  • Legal 500: "Alan Samuels regularly acts in high-profile cases, and recently represented a custody sergeant charged with two counts of common assault on a detainee.” He is “thorough, knowledgeable and tenacious”.

Career history

  • Since 2006 Slater and Gordon
  • Middlesex University

Professional memberships

  • An accredited police station representative
  • Member of the Law Society’s criminal litigation accreditation scheme

Recent Testimonials for Alan Samuels

“Alan Samuels was professional, supportive and determined. Without this attitude, I would not have succeeded in my case. For this, I am very grateful.”

“It is very comforting to be represented by someone who is knowledgeable in his field. Absolutely first class!”

“It was exceptional service and definitely I can recommend your prestigious company to my friends. Thank you so much. Alan Samuels did an outstanding job on my behalf. Alan Samuels was supportive and assisted me all the way.”

Ms Holmes

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