Mr Philip Williams > Blackfords LLP > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Blackfords LLP
8 St Andrew's Place
CF10 4DQ

Work Department

Regulatory - Serious Crime




Eversheds – Fraud & Financial Crime
DLA Piper – Regulatory Dept






1987 – 1989 Worcester College
1990 – 1993 University Glamorgan


Family, Golf, Travel

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Professional discipline

Noted for its focus on the health and social care sectors, Blackfords LLP‘s ‘work standard is outstanding‘. The practice represents clients at hearings before the GMC, GDC, Nursing and Midwifery Council, Social Work England, and Health and Care Professions Council. It also has considerable expertise in representing serving police and MoD police personnel in misconduct proceedings. Another area of note is acting for solicitors in SRA investigations, while a growing practice area is the representation of football professionals, who face historic sexual abuse allegations. Gary Rubin leads the regulatory team, which includes Trevor Francis, Gary Bloxsome, director Philip Williams and solicitor advocate Jennifer Richardson.

Wales > Crime, fraud and licensing > General crime and fraud

(Leading individuals)

Philip WilliamsBlackfords LLP

With a number of ‘high quality lawyers‘ based in Cardiff, who display ‘integrity, dedication and a willingness to fight every inch for their clients‘, and also often working alongside lawyers out of the firm’s London office, Blackfords LLP has ‘in-depth expertise with a national profile and skill‘, enabling it to handle a plethora of the highest-profile criminal and fraud cases in the market. ‘A fantastic lawyer with an exceptional grasp of the law‘, Philip Williams provides ‘proper old fashioned and inspirational leadership to his team, as well as exceptional legal acumen and an unruffled expertise based on a comprehensive knowledge of his cases and an imaginative approach to problem solving in heavy litigation‘. ‘Detailed, diligent and willing to go the extra mile‘, Nicola Mitchard  has a focus on matters involving fraud and money laundering offences.