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JR Jones Solicitors Birmingham
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Firearms Offences

All offences involving firearms are serious crimes and specialist legal advice should always be sought if you are arrested on suspicion of any of these offences.

Some firearms offences carry a statutory minimum contact ussentence of 5 years imprisonment, so it is important to ensure that you have the best legal representation available.

If you are arrested you should ask for a Solicitor at the earliest opportunity. You have a right to legal representation. J R Jones solicitors are available 24 hours a day on 07961 369 885. Please make a note of this number. In office hours you can also call us on 0121 777 7864.

Advice at a Police Station is free of charge and will be paid for by Legal Aid. This does not depend on your financial circumstances.

UK Firearms laws

Various laws exist dealing with firearms offences, these range from criminal use of a firearm to illegal possession of firearms.

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

We can advise you on all firearms related offences, including:

  • Criminal use of a firearm
  • Illegal possession of a firearm
  • Illegal conversion of weapons, for example shortening a shotgun
  • Imitation firearms and Realistic imitation firearms
  • Readily convertible imitations including Olympic BBM
  • Antiques and de-activated weapons
  • Air guns and other air weapons
  • Acquisition and possession of firearms and air weapons by minors
  • Importation of firearms

If you have been charged with a firearms offence contact us for advice.