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ABR Solicitors

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: fraud
Crime: fraud - ranked: tier 2

ABR Solicitors (Leeds)

Managing partner Robert Rode leads the fraud team at ABR Solicitors from the Leeds office and specialises in white-collar crime and regulatory defence. The team defends clients against the full range of fraud allegations and acts in prosecutions brought by the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Services Authority and the Crown Prosecution Service. It is retained by the DVSA to prosecute across the North of England and is on its panel to advise and prosecute in relation to fraud and complex investigations. It also acts in POCA proceedings arising from fraud allegations. The team has recently been involved in various conspiracy to defraud cases, including one to defraud the HMRC.

Leading individuals

Robert Rode - ABR Solicitors

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Crime: general
Crime: general - ranked: tier 1

ABR Solicitors (Leeds)

Leeds-based solicitor advocate Rob Rode leads the crime practice at ABR Solicitors, which has a ‘number of specialists that complement each other well and a depth of talent’. Susannah Proctor ‘combines intelligence with drive, determination and judgement’ and heads up the criminal defence team in Harrogate and York. The team has been involved in cases ranging from human trafficking, grooming and sexual abuse, to grievous bodily harm, drug conspiracy and blackmail. The team also receives a regular flow of instructions from clients post-conviction under the Proceeds of Crime Act, including issues involving piercing the corporate veil, certificates of inadequacy and hidden assets. The practice is particularly experienced in the area of motoring law and undertakes numerous cases for the DVSA across the country.

Leading individuals

Rob Rode - ABR Solicitors

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Yorkshire and the Humber

Offices in Leeds, Harrogate, and York

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