Mr Philip Williams > Blackfords LLP > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile
Blackfords LLP Offices
8 St Andrew's Place
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Mr Philip Williams
Regulatory - Serious Crime
Eversheds – Fraud & Financial Crime
DLA Piper – Regulatory Dept
1987 – 1989 Worcester College
1990 – 1993 University Glamorgan
Family, Golf, Travel
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
With a sizeable team based in Cardiff and also frequently aided by practitioners from the firm’s London office, Blackfords LLP is recognised as a ‘market-leading firm across a range of high level criminal and regulatory work’. Philip Williams is head of the firm’s Cardiff office and the first port of call for individuals and businesses on many high-profile matters, where he is appreciated for his ‘grasp of the legal issues and ability to cut through any litigation fog’. Solicitor Nicola Mitchard has a flourishing reputation for handling fraud and money laundering cases.(Leading individuals)
The Cardiff office at Blackfords LLP is a key component of the firm’s national network of offices which has experience handling a range of serious crime matters, running the gamut from sexual offences and human trafficking to multi-handed drugs conspiracies. The ‘first port of call for many high-profile matters‘, team head Philip Williams‘ broad cross-section of work has recently included an increasing focus on the representation of professional clients and company directors. Nicola Mitchard is also recommended; she recently worked alongside Williams in the first child trafficking conviction under the Modern Slavery Act as part of a county lines operation.
‘Under the watchful and experienced eye‘ of regulatory head Gary Rubin, Blackfords LLP‘s professional discipline team ‘goes from strength to strength‘. The practice is particularly focused on the health and social care sectors. It also has expertise in representing serving police and Ministry of Defence police personnel in misconduct proceedings and assists solicitors with SRA investigations in relation to alleged criminal offences. Acting for football professionals is also a growing area for the firm. Other key advisers are Trevor Francis and Gary Bloxsome, director Philip Williams in Cardiff, and solicitor advocate Jennifer Richardson.
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