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The ‘exceptionally goodAziz Rahman leads the ‘unbeatable’ practice at Rahman Ravelli Solicitors, which has particular expertise in civil recovery proceedings involving the National Crime Agency (NCA) and other international agencies. It has been acting for two individuals in a major landfill tax fraud.

At ABR Solicitors, Robert Rode’s team defends clients against the full range of fraud allegations, including carousel and VAT fraud, and regularly acts in prosecutions brought by authorities such as the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).


ABR Solicitors

ABR solicitors is a niche fraud, crime and regulatory practice with its head and back office in Leeds. It also has offices in Liverpool, Harrogate, Bradford and Huddersfield. ABR is committed to operating in a digitalised court process.

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A pleasure to work with’, Cartwright King represents clients before the Magistrates Court, Crown Court, Supreme Court and European Court. The ‘outstanding’ Mark Fowler is the key contact.

Howard & Byrne’s department includes Colin Byrne, who ‘excels’ at matters involving miscarriages of justice, bribery and corruption; and Kevin Blount, who leads on fraud and confiscation work.

Led by John Gibson, Howells’ team includes the ‘terrific’ Chris Wong, who has extensive experience in handling VHCCs.

The regulatory and criminal investigations group at Irwin Mitchell is headed by Paul Haycock, who often handles complex criminal and regulatory matters involving regulatory bodies such as HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the FCA and the SFO.

The corporate crime and risk unit at McCormicks is headed by the ‘cleverGeoffrey Rogers, who is a supervisor on the VHCC panel.

The ‘very strong’ team at Opus Law is headed by the ‘extremely talentedBen Jones and Sarah Batty.

Switalskis Solicitors' ‘highly regarded’ team is led by Rob Casey and includes solicitor advocate Michael Devlin, who heads the criminal defence department.

Cohen Cramer’s crime, fraud and regulatory practice is led by John Goodwin, who ‘is great with clients’.

Headed by Atta Rehman, Harris Solicitors often handles high-profile Crown Court matters, as well as Magistrates Court work.

Lupton Fawcett Denison Till’s team represents clients in a wide range of criminal regulatory matters, with particular expertise in Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigations and prosecutions. Jeremy Scott leads the team.

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