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ABR Solicitors

BRITANNIA CHAMBERS, 4 OXFORD PLACE, LEEDS, LS1 3AX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0333 600 9222
Fax:
Fax 0333 600 9223
DX:
14092 LEEDS PARK SQUARE
Email:
Web:
www.abrsolicitors.com

Rob Rode

Tel:
Work 0844 850 5999
Email:
ABR Solicitors

Work Department

Fraud, crime and regulatory.

Position

Partner and head of ABR Solicitors (fraud, crime and regulatory team). Specialises in corporate crime, fraud, tax investigations, health and safety, confiscation, regulatory offences and serious general crime. LAA Very High Cost Case Panel Supervisor; higher court advocate; has featured in a number of substantial trials as solicitor-advocate. Duty solicitor.

Career

Trained Irwin Mitchell; qualified 1994; partner ABR Solicitors 2002.

Member

LAA VHCC appeal panel; LAA IFCA; POCLA; SAHCA; HSLA; CLSA;SFA.

Education

Merchant Taylors school, Northwood; Nottingham University (LLB (Hons)).


North West: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

ABR Solicitors has been busy defending clients in a diverse range of matters from terrorism, human trafficking, and drug conspiracy to gross manslaughter charges. In addition the team is known for its strength in motor crime and transport law. Rob Rode is recommended.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: fraud

Within: Leading individuals

Robert Rode - ABR Solicitors

Within: Crime: fraud

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.

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Crime: general

Within: Leading individuals

Rob Rode - ABR Solicitors

Within: Crime: general

Leeds-based solicitor advocate Rob Rode leads the crime practice at ABR Solicitors, which has a β€˜number of specialists that complement each other well and a depth of talent’. Susannah Proctor β€˜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.

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