Tony Freitas

Tony is a Criminal Defence Solicitor and Partner.

With nearly two decades of experience as a Criminal Defence Solicitor, Tony has consistently demonstrated exceptional legal skills and unwavering dedication to his clients, earning him this well-deserved advancement.

Throughout his career at Ringrose Law, Tony Freitas has established himself as a proficient and passionate advocate for his clients. His extensive knowledge of criminal law, combined with his strategic approach and commitment to justice, have made him a trusted and respected figure within the legal community. Tony’s expertise spans a wide range of criminal defence matters, including very serious offenses, fraud and regulatory breaches, football and military law cases.

His cases are regularly mentioned in the local press and has had several cases featured in national newspapers and magazines. He has also appeared on BBC Look North twice to provide expert opinion on major developments in sentencing practice.

Tony enjoys court advocacy, from bail applications to trials, and is determined to always secure the best results for his clients. He has a particular interest in motoring law. Tony has appeared in various Courts up and down the country fighting to avoid driving disqualifications. He is able to advise on matters including speeding, no insurance and ‘totting up’ (amassing 12 penalty points or more), which cause people great fear and uncertainty. Often the loss of a person’s driving license can have disastrous effects both on their job and home life. Tony is adept at fighting hard to retain them, and from the outset will give an honest evaluation of the chances of success.

I was treated very well, Tony is very professional and put me at ease during a difficult time.

Criminal Defence Client


Tony Freitas read law at the University of Lincoln. He studied Bar Vocational Course at the Inns Court School of Law in London and qualified as a Barrister.

Tony subsequently completed the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test to be dual qualified as a Solicitor as well.

Tony is a Duty Solicitor, qualifying under the Law Society’s Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme.

Partner & Solicitor, Criminal Law
t. 01522 561040
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