Jill Eastwood

Manchester Mosley Street

Contact tel
01612334321 (ext.1079)

07961 771 039


Based at our Manchester office, Jill is one of Manchester’s most celebrated and respected Criminal Defence practitioners.  Jill’s enviable reputation for flawless, innovative, professional and robust approach to the criminal defence work she undertakes has been earned over her Criminal Defence career spanning over 20 years.

Jill has extensive knowledge and experience in representing client’s who face the most serious allegations such as Murder, Rape, Manslaughter, Causing death by dangerous driving, complex drug importation, conspiracy to supply drugs, possession of drugs with intent to supply, gangland murders but to name a few.

Jill enjoys membership on the firms VHCC Panel and has done for many years, as one of the firms Very High Cost Case panel members, Jill can often be found sifting through reams of the most complex and sensitive evidence.

As a highly regarded and well established criminal defence lawyer, Jill’s specialist knowledge of all matters ranging from multi-million pound drug importation to fraud but including all manner of offences such as Extradition, supply of class A drugs, and Gangland Murders allows her to pro-actively represent the interests of her clients.

Jill is at the forefront of criminal defence and will often undertake cell site analysis, mobile telephone evidence analysis and forensic analysis, computer analysis, ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition).This professional, pro-active approach means that Jill will leave no stone unturned in representing the client’s best interests.

Notwithstanding Jill’s niche area of practice, she successfully represents people facing various allegations such as Theft, Robbery, Dangerous Driving, Fraud, S.18 Wounding, Affray, S.47 Assault and many more besides.


Alexa Collier not guilty of causing GBH to ex-girlfriend

Jill Eastwood and Iain Johnstone, Solicitor Advocate, successful secured the acquittal of Alexa Collier, a teacher, who was alleged to have broken the jaw of her ex-girlfriend in a scuffle that ensued when her former partner, Nicola Lees, attended at the Collier family home with the intention of revealing Ms Collier’s sexuality to her parents…. Read more »

“Dad who stabbed a burglar faced longer prison sentence than the intruder”

Claire Parrott and Jill Eastwood of Tuckers’ Manchester office, have recently been successful in securing that a case be dropped against a home owner who was at risk of prosecution for attacking a burglar at his property.  As the detailed report in the Manchester Evening News makes clear the law is materially different depending on… Read more »


Tuckers Solicitors successfully defend man charged with murder.