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Firearms solicitors sheffield

Firearms offences

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If you have been arrested and charged with any offence relating to firearms you will need a solicitor with the experience and specialist knowledge required to deal with your case in the most effective manner possible.

Mounting a strong defence against such charges requires a firm of solicitors with the specialist knowledge and experience needed to give you the best possible chance of securing a favourable outcome.

Norrie Waite & Slater solicitors has a large criminal defence team with decades of combined experience in defending clients accused of firearms offences.

Contact us to speak to a solicitor who will assess your circumstances and advise you on the best course of action.


The laws surrounding firearms range from offences of illegal possession to criminal use of a firearm.

There are complex rules relating to a variety of types of firearms including air guns, imitation and specialist firearms.

For some firearms offences there is a minimum sentence of 5 years.

We are specialists in dealing with all types of firearms offences, including:

  • Charges relating to illegal possession
  • 24 hour police station advice arrested
  • Air weapons
  • Imitation firearms and Realistic imitation firearms
  • Readily convertible imitations including Olympic BBM
  • Antiques and de-activated weapons
  • Illegal conversion of weapons such as shortening a shotgun
  • Criminal use of firearms
  • Acquisition and possession of firearms and air weapons by minors
  • Importation of firearms

If you have been charged with a firearms offence contact us now to speak to a solicitor.

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