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Sternberg Reed

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Work 020 8591 3366
Fax 020 8594 4606
Barking, Grays, Romford

South East: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: fraud
Crime: fraud - ranked: tier 2

Sternberg Reed

Sternberg Reed¬†defends¬†an array of fraud and organised crime¬†cases including high-value tax, and boiler room-related investigations and prosecutions.¬†Department head Ben Thomas, who ‚Äėhas a knack of getting to the heart of the case quickly and spotting the weaknesses in the prosecution case‚Äô, is defending a SFO prosecution of Euribor traders. Senior consultant¬†David Barbone, who provides ‚Äėoutstanding dedication to his clients‚Äô, defended a client against claims abuses of the student visa system and dishonest immigration advisory agencies. Martine Taube, Kenneth Carr¬†and Richard Cooper¬†are other key practitioners.

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Crime: general
Crime: general - ranked: tier 4

Sternberg Reed

Sternberg Reed 'is one of the go-to firms on the eastern side of London' for criminal law matters. The team, headed by Ben Thomas, offers the full range of expertise in general crime and fraud matters. Recent work includes acting for clients charged with offences of conspiracy to possess firearms with intent to endanger life; an historic sexual allegation involving a teacher; and representing a young person charged with serious sexual offences. The team includes David Barbone 'whose dedication to his clients is outstanding' and associate partner Richard Cooper,  who is 'absolutely excellent' and 'has great judgement'. Consultant Kenneth Carr, who sits as a Recorder, is also noted.

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South East: Private client

Family: Essex
Family: Essex - ranked: tier 3

Sternberg Reed

The 'exemplary' family team at Sternberg Reed is 'very dedicated and efficient, with good insight into clients' positions, but a realistic outlook towards possible achievements'. It handles both private and publicly funded matters, including instructions involving children, financial remedy and cohabitation proceedings.  A recent highlight was the representation of a wife in a financial dispute and contested children proceedings against a husband who made it difficult to provide complete financial disclosure and was potentially involved in criminal investigations. 'Committed' practice lead and children dispute lawyer Elizabeth Bendall, 'effective strategist' Gordon Reed, who specialises in public law children cases and also serves as a recorder in the Crown Court, and 'thorough, passionate and commercially minded' deputy district judge and mediator Julian Beard, who mainly handles financial matters, are some of the key partners. Cohabitation trust dispute expert Andrew Crossley and family mediator Frances Anderson are other names to note. Senior associate Yvonne Snow has specialist knowledge of cohabitation disputes.

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Yvonne Snow - Sternberg Reed

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