Next Generation Partners

General crime and fraud in South East

ABV Solicitors

Representing clients in high-profile, and often international, fraud cases is at the core of the workload of ABV Solicitors' ‘extremely talented’ fraud and complex crime team in Hayes, which is jointly led by Deepak Vij, Akhtar Ahmad and serious crime expert Robert Borwick. Vij heads up the financial crime team, and is known to be ‘highly experienced in white-collar crime’, while Ahmad’s ‘wealth of experience’ extends to working with clients that have been investigated by foreign law enforcement agencies. Amirah Ajaztackles matters of complexity with ease’, with her practice focusing on complex fraud and confiscation cases, as well as organised crime. Fergus Harrington, ‘a star in the making’, is recommended for white-collar, business and money laundering crime issues.

Practice head(s):

Deepak Vij; Akhtar Ahmad; Robert Borwick

Other key lawyers:

Amirah Ajaz; Fergus Harrington


‘They are an exceptionally talented firm of specialist practitioners, formidable in their own right, and highly impressive as part of a team.’

‘They have high calibre professionals at all levels in the firm, with very wide-ranging experience in their specialist areas.’

‘Amirah Ajaz is a highly professional and tactical specialist partner. Tackles matters of complexity with ease and very strong client care skills.’

‘Deepak Vij is a very heavyweight and well known specialist. He regularly features in high profile cases of utmost seriousness and complexity.’

‘Fergus Harrington is an outstanding lawyer, excellent with clients, an instinctive tactician, diplomatic, sensitive, and always makes himself available. He really excels at serious crime, business and financial crime. A star in the making, he deserves to reach the very top of the profession.’

‘This is an excellent firm that is well run and works hard. The quality of work is excellent, and the solicitors and paralegals are very professional.’

‘Akhtar Ahmad brings a wealth of experience to difficult cases. Always looking for a different angle on a tricky case, he is also excellent at managing the anxieties of clients and their families.’

‘Deepak Vij – highly experienced in white-collar crime. He has seen it all.’

Key clients

London Capital Group

Patisserie Holdings

Operation Maple Lodge (Royal Mail)

Work highlights

  • Advised London Capital Group on an SFO investigation of a £237m investment fraud.
  • Advised Patisserie Holdings on an SFO investigation of a £94m “black hole” accounting fraud.
  • Advised a client who is charged with a Premier League footballer in a high-profile multi-rape and sexual assault trial.

Blackfords LLP

Blackfords LLP‘s criminal defence and financial crime department fields one of the leading criminal teams in the UK, and covers the whole spectrum of criminal work. With a growing specialism in defending professional clients and company directors who are subject to criminal prosecutions, the department’s workload includes handling gangland killings, complex financial crime cases, and HMRC prosecutions. With a track record in handling high-profile national and international fraud cases, Gary Bloxsomeknows the market inside out’ and co-heads the firm’s financial crime team. Trevor Francis is the firm's managing partner and specialises in serious crime work, including complex fraud and money laundering cases. Diana Payne heads up the general crime team and is a renowned Youth Court expert, while Daniel Cundy focuses on white-collar mandates and Hannah Giles leads the criminal defence team in the Woking office. Lucinda Shand is also active in the practice.

Practice head(s):

Gary Bloxsome; Trevor Francis

Other key lawyers:

Daniel Cundy; Hannah Giles; Diana Payne; Lucinda Shand


‘They offer an excellent service to their clients. Careful instructions are taken, and no stone is left unturned in the defence of the people they represent.’

‘Hannah Giles is very impressive. She runs the office with enthusiasm and compassion. She is an excellent lawyer and a fine decision maker.’

‘Blackfords have decades of experience at the top and employ excellent staff.’

‘Trevor Francis is tough as nails, but also a compassionate and supportive solicitor. Gary Bloxsome knows the market inside out, a rainmaker extraordinaire with an intensely loyal following. Danny Cundy, first rate and tough defence brief.’

‘Every single case dealt with by Blackfords is thoroughly and rigorously prepared by lawyers who know exactly what they are doing and care about their work. From the smallest to the biggest case, they work hard, every time, to secure the best possible result. They are strategically razor-sharp and able to navigate the greatest complexity with ease and style.’

‘Hannah Giles is an extraordinary lawyer with an inhuman capacity for hard work and an ability to secure the most favourable results. Her cases are run with iron fists in velvet gloves.’

‘Blackfords is a go-to firm for serious high-profile criminal cases. Impressive experience and judgement across the team. Their client care is first class.’

‘Diana Payne is one of the states people of the industry. She stands head and shoulders above many of the more well-known individuals for her quiet, confident advice, strategic thinking and brilliant case management.’


IBB Law‘s criminal defence practice is backed up by the firm’s commercial department, enabling the solicitors to offer seamless advice in complex business and financial crime work, from issues at the police station to the Court of Appeal. The team is led by Joanne Gibbons, Eddie Tang and John Milner in Uxbridge. Gibbons specialises in representing youths, while Tang is reputed for his ‘longstanding experience’ in serious and complex cases involving murder, kidnapping, blackmail, and large-scale drug crimes, and Milner is praised by clients as ‘one of the very best white-collar solicitors out there’. Anna Ford has joined Bindmans LLP.

Practice head(s):

Joanne Gibbons; Eddie Tang; John Milner

Other key lawyers:

Kam Varaitch


‘Every member of the team displays a real knowledge of their cases and an appetite for hard work. They think creatively yet are pragmatic and sensible in their advice.’

‘Eddie Tang has longstanding experience and has a great way with clients. He is really committed to achieving the best outcome for them.’

‘Excellent firm with fantastic representation of their clients.’

‘John Milner is a world-class player in a championship team. He is unsurpassed in experience, industrious and with one of the keenest senses of strategy in the market. He is one of the very best white-collar solicitors out there.’

‘Committed and highly regarded criminal firm with a real commitment to fighting for clients.’

‘IBB is a firm, which is able to offer good quality advice for large, data heavy cases both privately and legally aided.’

‘Kam Varaitch is a fantastic solicitor and is always available to discuss cases. He works very hard to ensure clients are always kept up to date with their cases and is responsive to any requests.’

Work highlights

  • Advised and represented a client charged with murder and attempted murder.
  • Advised and represented a client charged with conspiracy to supply 70kg of heroin, possession of firearms and ammunition.

Reeds Solicitors

Reeds Solicitors‘ private crime department is headed up by Stuart Matthews, and deals with a large range of complex privately and publicly funded crime matters, including complex fraud and money laundering, sexual offence, conspiracy and murder charges. The ‘highly experienced’ Matthews is well regarded for his track record in successfully handling serious criminal charges for his clients. The firm’s complex crime team is led by Julian Richards, who is ‘one of the stars of his generation’ and is recommended for his advice on large-scale drugs, money laundering and white-collar crime matters. Scott Primmer has specialist expertise in handling sexual offenses, often defending clients at magistrates and crown courts.

Practice head(s):

Stuart Matthews

Other key lawyers:

Julian Richards; Scott Primmer


‘Reeds stand out in the marketplace for their efficiency, competency and thoroughness. Every case is prepared immaculately and to an impressively high standard. They truly are leaders in the field.’

‘Without question, Julian Richards is one of the best in the business.’

‘Across the board, this is an excellent firm. There is no weak link. Great communication, cases thoroughly prepared and every avenue is pursued.’

‘Julian Richards is one of the stars of his generation. He knows every case back to front and inside out. He goes above and beyond in every case.’

‘This practice has a very competent workforce. I have worked extensively with many of the staff and associates connected to the crown court team. they are all passionate and dedicated.’

‘I would highly recommend the criminal team to anyone in need of legal assistance. Their expertise, professionalism, and personalised approach make them stand out from the competition, and I have valued their qualities of clear communication, dedication, and attention to detail in my interactions with them.’

‘Stuart Mathews has a razor-sharp intellect and superb client care skills. He is a ferociously hard worker and takes time to unpick a case. Julian Richards brings his huge experience of criminal law to each case and thereby creates a very calm, forensic approach to his work. Clients love him.’

‘Stuart Matthews is a thoughtful, highly experienced and realistic lawyer.’

Sternberg Reed LLP

Sternberg Reed LLP‘s Romford-based crime team has repositioned itself from handling volume legal aid work to focusing on private instructions and high-cost and complex legal aid cases. Co-head and ‘stand-out individual’ Richard Cooper is qualified as a higher court advocate, while fellow co-head Ben Thomas is described as ‘one of the best defence solicitors in practice today’ and offers expert advice on a range of serious offenses, including fraud, murder, hijacking, and drug trafficking charges. Another key contact is ‘exceptional lawyer’ Rhiannon Cole, who offers niche expertise in prison and extradition law.

Practice head(s):

Richard Cooper; Ben Thomas

Other key lawyers:

Rhiannon Cole


‘Sternberg Reed are a top notch outfit who are everything a criminal defence firm should be.’

‘Rhiannon Cole is an exceptional lawyer who provides incisive advice to clients and enviable support to counsel.’

‘The team is ‘boxing above its weight’, based in Essex but regularly taking on and conducting cases in London. Its expanding offering means that it can offer its first-rate service in large and complex cases at central London courts, as well as serious crime in the capital and regionally.’

‘Richard Cooper is a stand-out individual. He has bags of wisdom and experience.’

‘The practice is particularly well resourced and has highly experienced people working at every level and in every department.’

‘Ben Thomas is a highly experienced partner and a stand-out in the fields of crime and financial crime. His intellect and intelligence are exceptional and his ability to absorb and make sense of extremely complex details and transactions make him one of the best defence solicitors in practice today.’

‘A dedicated team who provide a highly efficient service to their lay clients.’

‘Richard Cooper stands out as one of the most thorough and hard working solicitors. A real leader.’

Clarke Kiernan LLP Solicitors

Clarke Kiernan LLP Solicitors is a boutique law firm, which offers high-quality advice on an array of criminal offenses, including fraud and prison law. A standout feature of the team is its expertise in modern slavery, people trafficking and people smuggling cases, as well as marine salvage law. Catherine McCarthy heads up the firm's crime department and has more than 25 years of experience in handling general crime and prison law matters. Solicitor advocate Daniel Bonich leads the fraud, regulatory and complex crime group, and specialises in money laundering, fraud, drug trafficking and complex confiscation mandates. White-collar crime expert Dennis Clarke is another key contact.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Bonich; Catherine McCarthy

Other key lawyers:

Dennis Clarke

Key clients

National Education Union


Police Federation of Wales

Work highlights

  • Representing a client that was named on the UK’s most wanted list for many years and was wanted in connection with multiple frauds in the UK, Spain, Switzerland and across Europe.
  • Advising a client charged as part of the largest VAT fraud ever prosecuted by West Midlands Police.
  • Represented a client accused of operating as ‘the Deliveroo or Amazon of the drug trafficking world’.

Jerman Samuels & Pearson LLP

With offices in Southend, Braintree and Benfleet, Jerman Samuels & Pearson LLP is especially recommended for expert advice on murder and manslaughter cases. The firm is led by Mark Jerman in Benfleet and ‘strategist and fine tactician’ Simon Samuels in Southend, with Jerman having a track record in handling complex murder, fraud and other violent cases, and Samuels’s practice extending to high-value frauds and organised major drug cases. Ian Clift in Braintree heads up the crown court and complex crime department, and is well versed in handling charges related to violent offences. Matthew Bone left the practice after being appointed as district judge in January 2023.

Practice head(s):

Mark Jerman; Simon Samuels

Other key lawyers:

Ian Clift


‘The standard of solicitors throughout the firm is uniformly very high. They are extremely professional and efficient while still being approachable and client friendly.’

‘Simon Samuels has an unrivalled following and reputation throughout Essex. Widely admired as a strategist and fine tactician.’

‘Ian Clift is a fine advocate as well as a case management expert. Judges and other firms go to him for advice on case management and professional issues.’

‘This is a very experienced team which all work together. They have a mixture of experience, which means that the right solicitor can be appointed to the right cases.’

‘Ian Clift is a very senior solicitor who manages a very high case load, yet always prepares each case fully. He is supportive to counsel and always available to discuss any hearing or case.’

‘The firm’s instructions and each solicitor’s hands-on knowledge and involvement in their respective cases have been first rate.’

‘The firm’s case preparation, essential for any substantial case, is meticulous from the off, and they provide a thorough, dynamic and scrupulous service from first to last.’

‘Simon Samuels has a wonderful manner with clients which puts them very much at ease. He is able to distil quickly and effectively the important issues in a case, and explain them clearly and simply.’

Lawtons Solicitors

Lawtons Solicitors is equipped to handle privately funded work from the police station stage through to the Court of Appeal, as well as high-value and complex legal aid matters, including fraud, drug, serious sexual offences and murder cases. Described as ‘a class apart’, Stephen Halloran leads the department along with Nick Titchener, who is experienced in handling offenses investigated and prosecuted by the Serious Organised Crime Agency and Complex Crime Unit at the Crown Prosecution Service.

Practice head(s):

Stephen Halloran; Nick Titchener


‘Lawtons are almost unique as a modern criminal law firm, in that they are both highly professional and thorough in their case preparation, whilst remaining personable and accessible.’

‘Stephen Halloran is a class apart, and provides clients with reassurance that their case is both important and thoroughly prepared.’

‘Hardworking conscientious group of solicitors and paralegals who are on top of their cases. Lawtons is a well-regarded and respected firm of solicitors whom I would have no hesitation in recommending.’

Work highlights

  • Represented a client, who provided a private hire service to the film and music industry and was charged by TFL in relation to breaches of regulations during a time that he had been employed to transport a Hollywood A list celebrity. All charges were withdrawn after two trial listings.
  • Representing a serving police officer, who is accused of sexual assault on a fellow police officer.
  • Representing  a youth under investigation by the police in relation to a series of rapes and sexual offences on a number of individual girls over an 18-month period at a highly prestigious and well-regarded public school where both he and the alleged victims attended.

SVS Solicitors

SVS Solicitors is a ‘first-rate’ boutique firm, based in Chalfont St Peter, that offers high-quality advice on a range of criminal matters. Managing director Sasha Sidhu has vast experience in criminal defence work relating to complex and serious criminal offenses, including murder, extradition, conspiracy and fraud. Supervising solicitor Rob Johnson is an expert in white-collar crime matters, while supervising solicitor Shenel Johnson is recommended for her advice to clients in police investigations and advocacy in magistrates courts. James Ojukwu leads the magistrates court department and is an experienced duty solicitor, while Anna Hogg is well versed in dealing with a range of serious offenses as head of the firm’s the crown court department.

Practice head(s):

Sasha Sidhu; Rob Johnson; Shenel Johnson; James Ojukwu; Anna Hogg

Other key lawyers:

Talisha Mathurin


‘Simply the best criminal solicitors I have ever worked with.’

‘Anna Hogg understands both the criminal law in its technical aspects but also how it will play out in front of an actual jury.’

‘This firm shows a dedication and a commitment to go the extra mile for their clients whether of good character or those with experience of the criminal justice system. The firm has a diverse group of employees and offers clients from all backgrounds representation with an understanding of culture as well as law.’

‘Anna Hogg: great instructions and a serious lawyer, intellectual and informed.’

‘SVS are a first-rate general crime and fraud practice. From the principal Sasha Sidhu to his team of caseworkers, they offer total commitment, assessing the big picture and the fine detail of any given case.’

‘Sasha Sidhu: dynamic principal. Incredibly hard working, selects an excellent team. Scrupulous oversight of cases as they progress and through trials.’

‘The firm benefits from a team of solicitors and case workers who are utterly committed to their clients and their client’s best interests. The amount of work they put into ensuring their clients are cared for and that their cases are prepared is second to none.’

‘My impression is that their impressive culture filters down from Sasha Sidhu at the top. Despite being the owner, with the power to delegate, he spends much of his time attending to his clients and their needs. I have dealt with all the caseworkers in the firm, and they are all charming, bright and very hard working. This is how I wish all criminal firms operated.’

Work highlights

  • Represented a client charged with the supply of over 10 kilos of Class A, Crystal Meth and Cocaine.
  • Represented a client who was found not guilty of murder following a ten-week trial at Luton Crown Court.

Duncan Lewis Solicitors

‘Stand-out partner’ Hardeep Dhaliwal leads Duncan Lewis Solicitors‘ crime department, with offices across Harrow, Luton and Milton Keynes. The team is experienced in handling serious and complex matters, such as gang-related crime, murder and high-value fraud charges, and is especially recommended for its proceeds of crime and fraud unit, which specialises in high-value confiscation proceedings. Further key contacts are ‘go-to lawyer for financial crime’ Simon Connolly, Linda Barker and Olivia Amy Rose. Rubin Italia departed to Stokoe Partnership Solicitors in August 2022, and Nicholas De Freitas joined the Crown Prosecution Service in April 2023.

Practice head(s):

Hardeep Dhaliwal

Other key lawyers:

Simon Connolly; Linda Barker; Olivia Amy Rose


‘Duncan Lewis is a diverse, thriving practice that is in the forefront of criminal litigation compared with other firms of its kind. The assistance provided is very much geared to the unique circumstances and challenges that an individual faces.’

‘The firm is proactive in case management and has a solution-orientated approach to litigation. The stand-out partner, in my experience, is Hardeep Dhaliwal.’

‘Excellent team of motivated criminal specialists. Extensive range of work, from the most minor criminal offences to murder and fraud.’

‘Olivia Rose – highly motivated, client friendly. Works very hard, brilliant with clients, goes the extra yard to serve the client’s interests.’

‘Linda Barker and her team of criminal litigators provide bespoke client care to vulnerable clients, including foreign defendants and those with language barriers who require additional support as part of their legal representation.’

‘Dedication and hard work in the field of confiscation.’

‘Simon Connelly – outstandingly clever and hardworking.’

‘Simon Connolly is a go-to lawyer for financial crime, and proceeds of crime matters.’

GT Stewart Limited

With capacity to deal with the full range of criminal offenses, GT Stewart Limited is especially well versed in youth crime defence work and offers expert knowledge in modern slavery matters. Will Russell heads up the private client department, and his practice extends to matters involving murder, sexual offences and road traffic offence charges. Defending young and vulnerable clients, Mel Stooks heads up the firm’s specialised youth crime team, while director Greg Stewart is especially strong in youth court and appeal work, with experience before the crown court. Melanie Krudy is also recommended for her general crime advocacy in a range of courts. Further key contacts are head of the crown court advocacy department Ronnie Manek, and Jack Stewart, who leads the firm’s East Kent offices.

Practice head(s):

Will Russell; Mel Stooks; Ronnie Manek; Melanie Krudy; Jack Stewart

Other key lawyers:

Greg Stewart


‘The team at GT Stewart is full of passion and commitment regardless of the client or their cause. I have always been really impressed with how prepared members of the firm are to go the extra mile for their clients, even where the case seems hopeless. They just keep going.’

‘Ronnie Manek is the head of advocacy and conducts many high-profile cases for the firm. He is an incredibly safe pair of hands and someone who clients trust implicitly, and for good reason.’

‘Will Russell is a solicitor at the firm who likes nothing better than to roll his sleeves up and get stuck into the smallest details of a case. He wins the confidence of clients with ease and really does deliver for them.’

Levy & Co Solicitors

With five offices across Essex and Suffolk, Levy & Co Solicitors specialises in criminal defence work, acting for legally aided and privately funded clients, with specialist knowledge of military law. The department is headed up by ‘outstanding leader’ Steven Levy, Evelyn Hicks and Paula Fell. Hicks is experienced in representing clients in the magistrates and crown court, while Fell is especially well versed in prison law. Michael Rees advises on murder, manslaughter, armed robbery and drug charges.

Practice head(s):

Steven Levy; Evelyn Hicks; Paula Fell

Other key lawyers:

Michael Rees


‘Levy & Co are one of the top providers of criminal legal services in East Anglia. There is no case that this firm could not undertake. An excellent team of police station accredited representatives and a first-class array of solicitor advocates to undertake court work in the magistrates court.’

‘Stephen Levy and Evelyn Hicks – solicitors of great talent and experience. Known to catch the ear of the local bench. Respected by all in the legal community.’

‘Across the firm, there is real strength in depth across all areas of criminal law and at all levels of seriousness. Utterly committed to client care, this firm is one of the premier firms in East Anglia and in Essex.’

Work highlights

  • Advised a client, who was unlawfully detained in prison following acquittal at trial and a writ of habeus corpus proceedings were set in motion. The matter was listed before the High Court whereby it was confirmed that the client’s detention was unlawful.

B P Collins LLP

With a strong focus on road traffic offenses, B P Collins LLP’s ‘thoroughly recommended‘ crime practice is located in Gerrards Cross, and jointly led by James Constable and Jonothan Moss, who is especially well versed in road traffic and regulatory law. Constable has niche knowledge in prosecutions brought by the Environment Agency, while Olivia Duncan is recommended for advice on a range of criminal matters, including domestic abuse cases.

Practice head(s):

James Constable; Jonothan Moss

Other key lawyers:

Olivia Duncan


‘James Constable – clients have always been very happy with the work which he has done. I have appreciated his accessibility and willingness to work collaboratively. He is very approachable, clear and inspires confidence in his approach to matters. Would not hesitate to recommend.’

‘They are my “go-to” criminal lawyers if, and when, my clients need criminal law advice. This is because their communication is exceptional. Their knowledge of their area of law is unrivalled and they have always helped to secure very good outcomes, sometimes against all the odds. Thoroughly recommended.’

‘James Constable is easy to work with, approachable, knowledgeable and clients like him. A great solicitor and one I would not hesitate to recommend in the future.’

Work highlights

Birkett Long LLP

Tej Praful Thakkar has led Birkett Long LLP‘s regulatory department since 2021, and clients note that the group has gone ‘from strength to strength’. The team specialises in regulatory work that involves criminal liability and sanctions issues, and has further strengthened its general crime offering with the hire of Zoe Hoskings from Hodge Jones & Allen in December 2022, who as a strong background in legal aid work before the magistrates and youth courts.

Practice head(s):

Tej Praful Thakkar

Other key lawyers:

Zoe Hosking


‘I think the way the team is able to work seamlessly as a cohesive unit but also recognising the individual strengths of each member works exceedingly well.’

‘The team has gone from strength to strength. Tej Praful Thakkar brings London-style commercial approach to his cases.’

‘Tej Praful Thakkar is exceptional. He knows his cases inside-out and is able to guide both high-net-worth and corporate clients through complex regulatory and criminal investigations and prosecutions. He is able to balance commercial advice with a bold approach when it is in the client’s best interests, and works very well as part of a team.’

Blaser Mills Law

Praised by clients for ‘offering an outstanding service’, Blaser Mills Law in High Wycombe offers advice on the full spectrum of general crime. The department is led by Ben Langley, who is an expert in mandates stemming from the whole range of road traffic offenses.

Practice head(s):

Ben Langley


‘Blaser Mills Law offers an outstanding service in relation to all criminal matters. Head and shoulders above ordinary high street practices.’

‘Ben Langley specialises in private crime in particular road traffic but also historic sexual offences and more general matters. He has excellent client care and has a strategic approach to his cases. He is also an accomplished advocate.’

Gerard Maye Legal

With offices in London and Brighton, Gerard Maye Legal‘s criminal defence department focuses on complex, private criminal work. Gerard Maye, who is praised as ‘a force to be reckoned with’, is equipped to handle the whole array of criminal matters, including complex sexual offenses.

Practice head(s):

Gerard Maye


‘The firm provides excellent criminal defence services. The team goes over and above the usual service level to provide the most thorough and comprehensive advice to clients. They leave no stone unturned. Gerard Maye has very high capabilities as a lawyer, and looks at things in the round. He also has a strong sense of tactics, as well as an in-depth knowledge of the law.’

‘Gerard Maye is a stellar criminal defence lawyer, one of the very best in his field. His immense experience and his detailed knowledge make him a force to be reckoned with and a capable representative for anyone facing a criminal investigation or prosecution.’

‘Gerard Maye is empathetic, extremely knowledgeable in his field and has gained an unrivalled reputation in the local area.’

Old Bailey Solicitors

Praised by clients for its ‘high levels of skill, empathy and professionalism’, Old Bailey Solicitors' ‘superb team’ specialises in advising first time offenders. Group head Rod Hayler has notable experience as a trial advocate, while director Camilla Rents is recognised for handling serious sexual, drug and money laundering offenses.

Practice head(s):

Rod Hayler

Other key lawyers:

Camilla Rents


‘Old Bailey Solicitors are a superb team.’

‘Camilla Rents- a formidable intellect and superbly organised.’

‘Rod Hayler- great with clients and strategic preparation of his cases.’

Wells Burcombe LLP

Wells Burcombe LLP stands out for offering expert advice on criminal appeals, CCRC applications and prison law mandates. The team is jointly steered by David Wells, Alan Burcombe and Ravinder Khumra. Wells and Burcombe, who is described as ‘clever, experienced, and compassionate’, are key contacts for appeals, while ‘exceptional talent’ Khumra is well regarded for her expertise in white-collar and business crime matters, alongside other serious crime offenses.

Practice head(s):

David Wells; Alan Burcombe; Ravinder Khumra


‘Ravinder Khumra is a truly excellent solicitor, completely committed to her clients and with great judgment.’

‘This highly successful criminal and fraud practice provides a full range of defence services at all levels and against every type of public and private prosecution.’

‘Ravinder Khumra is an exceptional talent within the Wells Burcombe team. She has decades of experience in serious crime and complex fraud work at the highest level. She is indefatigable in defence of her clients. If anyone can find the magic needle in the prosecution haystack, it is Ravinder.’