Maria Theodoulou > Stokoe Partnership Solicitors > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Stokoe Partnership Solicitors
646-648 HIGH ROAD
E11 3AA

Work Department

Criminal Defence


Maria Theodoulou has been a Partner at Stokoe Partnership since 2004 having joined the Practice as a trainee in 1997.

She oversees all branches of Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, ensuring that the Firm’s high standards and ethos are carried through by each member of the Team. She has overseen the rapid expansion of the Practice.

Maria has a solid and strong track record as a criminal defence lawyer with a passion for defending her client’s interests. Maria specialises in all types of criminal defence matters, often those attracting media attention. She has considerable expertise in defending serious cases involving allegations of murder, armed robbery and conspiracy to supply large scale Class A drugs.

Maria is ranked as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in The Legal 500 UK 2022 Guide where she is described as “an excellent tactician and adviser to clients, always knows the best strategy.’ She is recognised for “her work ethic and dedication. She is a fighter, the sort of person who inspires confidence by simply just being part of the team”, and is praised for her “ability to think around corners”.


Maria has been a Partner at Stokoe Partnership since 2004, having joined the practice as a trainee in 1997.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Crime: general

Stokoe Partnership Solicitors‘ ‘experienced and knowledgeable’ team act on the full spectrum of serious crimes including murder, drug trafficking, illegal immigration, and firearms offences. Lead partner Bambos Tsiattalou, described as ‘a force of nature‘, works on major crimes at the national and international level, and has additional expertise in proceeds of crime. Brian Swan’s practice extends from murder to large scale drug crime, while Maria Theodoulou covers high profile matters involving both individuals and organised crime groups. Richard Cannon joined the department in March 2021 from gunnercooke LLP, bringing extradition experience. Solicitor advocate Abigail Ashford is also noted.