Jerman, Samuels and Pearson Solicitors (JSPS) are an Essex based specialist criminal defence firm.

This means that we only deal with clients who need help in relation to criminal law and we have built up an unrivalled expertise in this area.


We are the largest crime only firm in Essex with years of experience in all areas from the first arrest to a fully contested trial including Police Station, Magistrates Courts and Crown Court cases. We cover all matters including motoring cases and prison law.

We regularly deal with very serious cases ranging from murder to serious fraud, serious drug cases and travel all over the country. However we give the same attention to every case whatever the type and regardless of whether the client is paying privately or is legally aided.

Our aim is to ensure that our clients have the best representation at all times and whatever the nature of the matter.

Our clients are our most important asset and we are proud to have an established own client following with many clients having been represented by the firm for many years.

This Firm has complied with the SRA Data Collection Exercise 2013 and has reported the results to the SRA. This Firm promotes equality and diversity in both its client base and workforce.

Recent Client Survey Comments:

‘Helpful, understanding and professional’

‘Treated with respect and understanding’

‘I’ve had other solicitors, you are better by miles’

‘Impeccable level of service …. masterful in the Court’

‘Excellent service, very friendly staff’

Contact JSPS

Contact JSPS today using the following details or click here for further contact details.

Benfleet Office 
Tel: 01268 820111 
24 Hour Emergency Number: 07717 713631

Braintree Office 
Tel: 01376 329457 
24 Hour Emergency Number: 07717 713631

Southend Office – By Appointment only 
Tel: 01268 820111 
24 Hour Emergency Number: 07717 713631


JSPS have a hugely dedicated, experienced and professional team. To find out more about us, see below

Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. SRA No. 564338. Jerman Samuels & Pearson LLP Partnership No. OC364537

Contracted with the Legal Aid Agency