Criminal Defence Solicitors and Advocates

Geoff Playford

Who are we?

Geoff Playford

Geoff is extremely experienced, having appeared in Police stations and courts across Kent, defending clients for over 40 years.

Geoff has now been qualified as a Solicitor for over 40 years and has practised criminal law exclusively for the last 15 years. He has represented clients in the Magistrates Courts, Military Courts Martial and various tribunals in England & Scotland. Geoff is a long term member of the Duty Solicitor Scheme handling both legal aid and private client work

Geoff is also a member of our PRIVATE AID team.


Recent cases of interest include:

  • Defence of woman charged with benefit fraud at Maidstone Magistrates Court in 2017.  See news report on Kent Online.
  • Defence advocate of youth charged with fraud in 2015.  See news report on Kent Online.



Geoff is a highly experienced advocate with an extensive knowledge of criminal law.
— Anonymous

His advice was reliable and practical, taking into account tactical considerations as well as the legal issues.
— Mr. Donnelly