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Birketts LLP

PROVIDENCE HOUSE, 141-145 PRINCES STREET, IPSWICH, IP1 1QJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01473 232300
Fax:
Fax 01473 230524
DX:
3206 IPSWICH
Email:
Web:
www.birketts.co.uk

Philippa Dyer

Tel:
Work 01473 299171
Email:
Web:
www.birketts.co.uk
Birketts LLP

Work Department

Transport

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Philippa joined Birketts in September 2011 having qualified in 2009, she is a Senior Associate in our Corporate Criminal Defence Team.

She specialises as a criminal defence solicitor, advising in relation to all aspects of criminal and regulatory law. Philippa advises and defends companies and individuals who are facing criminal and regulatory investigations and prosecutions in both the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. Such prosecutions may be brought by various agencies including for example the HSE, Environment Agency, Trading Standards, the RSPCA and VOSA.

Philippa specialises in road transport and regularly represents operator licence holders and transport managers at Public Inquiry.

Philippa is often instructed by local authorities to prosecute matters of 'fly tipping.'


East Anglia: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: fraud

Within: Crime: fraud

Birketts LLP has a highly experienced senior team that focuses on regulatory matters and the defence of fraud cases. Barrister Laura Thomas leads the firm's regulatory and corporate defence practice and focuses predominantly on financial crime. Fellow barrister Matthew Gowen has more than 20 years' experience at the criminal Bar and he frequently represents clients at the Crown Court. Senior associates Philippa Dyer, who leads the firm's dawn raids practice, and Julie Gowland are ones to watch.

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Crime: general

Within: Rising stars

Philippa Dyer - Birketts LLP

Within: Crime: general

The regulatory and corporate defence practice at Birketts LLP is known for its broad range of high-value work and its the high quality of its advocacy. Led by barrister Laura Thomas, the practice represents companies and individuals prosecuted nationwide by the CPS, the HSE, local authorities, the RSPCA, DVSA, the FSA and the Environment Agency. Defending national motor groups, companies and individuals in road transport and traffic-related crime is a key part of its workload, as are Trading Standards cases and financial crime. Barrister Matthew Gowen and senior associates Philippa Dyer and Julie Gowland are also recommended.

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East Anglia: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Rising stars

Philippa Dyer - Birketts LLP

Within: Health and safety

The regulatory and corporate defence practice at Birketts LLP has extensive cross-industry experience in serious health and safety defence including disasters and multiple fatalities. Practice head Laura Thomas and legal director Matthew Gowen are barristers and the firm employs three consultants who are all former HSE Inspectors. Senior associates Julie Gowland and Philippa Dyer also advise companies and individuals on HSE matters. The firm also provides a full compliance assessment service.

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