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ROBERT BROWN

CORKER BINNING

A luminary of British and Russian law, Robert Brown has been instructed on the successful defences of both a former Soviet general tried for espionage and high treason after revealing the details of a rotting fleet of nuclear submarines and… Read More

IAN BURTON

BCL BURTON COPELAND

The doyen of criminal law, Burton recently advised Cliff Richard — who braved a two year-long investigation on allegations of sex assault, until the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) decided to conduct a full review of the evidence and dropped the… Read More

MARK HASLAM

BCL

A Tier-1 solicitor on the serious crime circuit, market authorities heap praise on Haslam. One, highlighting his particular pre-eminence in dealing with motoring offences, describes him as ‘extremely able and very polished… He has an outstanding reputation in the market… Read More

STEPHEN PARKINSON

KINGSLEY NAPLEY

A former high-ranking civil servant and senior prosecutor, Parkinson has been looking after politicians and high-profile individuals in spiky situations for most of his career, from Margaret Thatcher, John Major and Michael Heseltine to Rebecca Brooks, Tony Blair and former… Read More

BEN ROSE

HICKMAN AND ROSE

‘We are geared up to provide the smartest strategic advice possible for HNW clients facing criminal investigation,’ says a proud Rose of the firm which bears his name. Indeed, the heavyweight (also a former British kickboxing champion) who defended Tulisa… Read More

IAN RYAN

HOWARD KENNEDY

A respected trials and investigations lawyer with over two decades’ experience, the head of criminal law at Howard Kennedy founded the department from scratch in 2008 as its first and then only lawyer. Today he runs a legal powerhouse of… Read More

PHILIP SMITH

TUCKERS SOLICITORS

‘It’s no longer enough to think about the client purely from a criminal lawyer’s perspective,’ says Smith, senior partner at Tuckers offices in London. ‘You have to switch to the reputational aspect from the start. Very few criminal lawyers have… Read More

JENNY WILTSHIRE

HICKMAN AND ROSE

An experienced solicitor, Wiltshire acts for a wide range of professionals including doctors, bankers, politicians and even fellow lawyers. Applying forensic analysis and strategic thinking to a broad range of criminal cases, she is acutely aware of the regulatory and… Read More