Criminal Defence Lawyers

Experienced and specialised Lawyers dedicated to defending you

Criminal Defence Lawyers

Professional Defence Lawyers is a dedicated defence firm of specialist Lawyers headed by Rob Bimpson and Tim Chapman. Both are Solicitors who have been qualified for over 20 years.


Unlike many other law firms you will only ever be advised by a senior Solicitor. Both Rob Bimpson and Tim Chapman have been qualified as Solicitors for over 20 years. They have advised business people, corporate clients, professionals such as doctors, Solicitors and dentists facing a whole range of difficulties from motoring prosecutions all the way through to the most serious of criminal offences and regulatory proceedings.

Rob Bimpson

Having qualified in 1989 Rob went on to work for two of the country’s leading criminal law firms. He very quickly established his own criminal law practice and has been a principle Solicitor ever since. He is widely regarded as having extensive knowledge and experience in defending a vast amount of criminal prosecutions. He has extensive experience of representing clients being prosecuted for offences of theft, violence, drugs and fraud. He has represented professionals such as Solicitors facing very serious prosecutions and also regulatory proceedings. He cares passionately about the interest of his clients and is regarded as a very persuasive Court advocate.

Tim Chapman

Having qualified in 1987 Tim went on to establish himself as a highly regarded and experienced criminal Lawyer. For the last 20 years he has been a senior partner in a successful criminal law practice. He is regarded by those both in the profession and out of it as having a wide knowledge and experience of all aspects of the criminal law. He has a keen attention to detail and is a fine and established Court advocate. Tim Chapman also has extensive experience in representing clients from many professions facing regulatory investigation or proceedings.

The Full Legal Team

At Professional Defence Lawyers we have established a working relationship with some of the finest Barristers in the country. Should any proceedings require representation by a Barrister you can rest assured that only those Barristers that we feel will give you the very best assistance will be incorporated into the legal team.


At Professional Defence Lawyers we realise that it is our job to look after our best interests. We assure you that we will use our very best efforts on your behalf at all times.


These may be very anxious times. Although our service is specialised we also pride ourselves on being approachable. We realise that it is our job to provide our clients with as much support as possible throughout the course of the case and we make sure that we are readily contactable at such times as we may be required by our clients throughout the course of any case.

Contact Us

Give Professional Defence Lawyers a call on 0800 634 7022 or use the form below to send us a message.

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About Professional Defence Lawyers

Rob BimpsonProfessional Defence Lawyers is a dedicated defence firm of specialist Lawyers headed by Rob Bimpson and Tim Chapman. Both are Solicitors who have been qualified for over 20 years.

About Professional Defence Lawyers


Case Studies

We represented a manufacturing company who had a large factory with extensive machinery. An employee of the company expressed a breach of safety guidelines which had been put in place…


"PDL successfully defended us in court and achieved a not guilty verdict when one of our employees was injured. PDL were able to see that the worker didn’t follow the strict H&S procedures we have put in place and their expertise in this area helped us to prove our innocence."


"Our corporate client faced a Health and Safety Executive prosecution. An in depth investigation was carried out into a large number of allegedly defective heaters which our client had manufactured… "


"Professional Defence Lawyers were able to massively reduce the extent and level of seriousness of the health and safety prosecution we faced. They were outstanding throughout, and significantly reduced our financial penalty"