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CASTLEFIELD CHAMBERS, 11 DUKE STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 4NF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 834 1515
Fax:
Fax 0161 839 0804
Email:
Web:
www.olliers.com
London, Manchester

North West: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: fraud
Crime: fraud - ranked: tier 1

Olliers

Olliers is an ‘excellent firm’. Key members of the team include the ‘very professional’Matthew Claughton  who is ‘really comfortable when dealing with high value fraud cases’ and the ‘very competent and experienced’ Alex Preston . Claughton is also a known-name for his substantial experience of advising on restraint orders during the course of complex investigations. The active practice routinely acts for clients facing investigations by various authorities such as the SFO, HMRC and the specialist fraud divisions of the police. It acts for professionals and has also acted for politicians in both Houses of Parliament. Richard Holliday joined Garstangs Cartwright King LLP.

Leading individuals

Matthew Claughton - Olliers

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Crime: general
Crime: general - ranked: tier 1

Olliers

At Olliers, Matthew Claughton specialises in representing high-net-worth individuals in a wide range of criminal offence areas. He is rated as 'a brilliant tactician, who makes things go away with the minimum of fuss’ and is well regarded for his work in defending allegations of fraud, serious crime and sexual offences. The team includes the ‘practical’ Stacey Mabrouk, who heads the general Crown Court department and is ‘always mindful of achieving the best outcome for the client’. Mabrouk’s caseload involves allegations of violent assaults, serious sexual offences and drug offences involving possession, production and supply. Alex Preston  is also recommended for her work in serious crime and inquests. Clients include solicitors, accountants, doctors and other healthcare professionals in addition to politicians and prison governors. Key work included securing the acquittal of a healthcare professional who faced allegations of sexual assault. The group has also developed niche specialisms in defending serious sexual allegations and in acting for clients with autism. Matthew Corn handles complex proceeds of crime and confiscation matters and has appeared in high-profile cases involving fraud, drugs importation conspiracies and terrorism. Richard Holliday is now at Garstangs Cartwright King LLP  .

Leading individuals

Matthew Claughton - Olliers

Next generation lawyers

Alex Preston - Olliers

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