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Nick Wright

Nick Wright

derby criminal solicitor nick wright
Derby Crime Solicitor Nick Wright

Qualifying as a solicitor in 1983, Nick has always specialised in criminal defence work.

He is a Duty Solicitor and is a leading member of the Criminal Sub-Committee of the Derby and District Law Society. Additionally he represents the interests of the local profession as a member of the Criminal Justice Board for Derbyshire.

As well as undertaking these roles on behalf of others, he is also a highly respected advocate, currently specialising in police station and Magistrates’ Court advice and representation. He has substantial experience, as you would expect, of all aspects of the preparation of a criminal case from start to finish.

In addition to this experience, Nick brings both empathy and sympathy to his representation, and it is clear that he cares about the outcome of cases for clients. He is also a plain speaking individual, who is not afraid to ‘tell it as it is’ to clients, the police or Magistrates’ alike.

Nick is the defence representative on the East Midlands Criminal Justice Board and an active member of the Derbyshire Law Society.


Derby Office:
8 St Mary’s Gate,

Tel: 01332 546818
Email: nick.wright@vhsfletchers.co.uk

R v M Murder. The client was one of several co-accused charged with murder but the only one to be acquitted.

R v B Prisoner Rights. A ground breaking case from the start of Nick’s career which changed the law and enhanced prisoners’ rights to a fair investigation following Judicial Review.

R v A Indecent Images. The client was a senior medical consultant found to be in possession of indecent material. Following sensitive mitigation and notwithstanding the guidelines, the client was spared a prison sentence,

R v A Sexual Offences. Conducted the litigation in a high profile Crown Court case on behalf of a client was one of a large group of offenders before the Crown Court for child sex offences.

R v D.  Youth Court. Derby youth client receives community order despite being sentenced for serious allegations of robbery and burglaries.  Read more here.

R v O.  Racially aggravated assault.  Derby client found not guilty after trial before the Magistrates’ Court.  Read more here.

R v K.  Youth Court.  Derby youth client dealt with before the youth court for extremely serious offences. Read more here.

R v S.  Disorderly Conduct.  Reading the small print meant that we established that the prosecution was out of time for this Derby client.  Read more here.

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