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Roe Lawyers

Crime, fraud and licensing > Crime: general Tier 5

Roe Lawyers is a boutique practice which specialises in acting for private clients, including both individuals and businesses. Name partner and team lead Stephanie Roe has experience across the full spectrum of criminal law, and is known for being ‘utterly committed to her clients and their cases‘. Roe works with clients from all backgrounds, including high net worth individuals and celebrities, and vulnerable and underage defendants. Robyn Walters is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Stephanie Roe

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‘Roe Lawyers is a boutique crime firm which provides a personal and bespoke service. It is versatile to client needs and has adapted well to increasing digitisation. The firm provides the highest level of client care combined with a dedicated team of lawyers with a wealth of experience in crime.’

‘Stephanie Roe is utterly committed to her clients and their cases. She works incredibly hard and her attention to detail is unparalleled. She is a persuasive and fearless negotiator who is able to turn cases at early stages and force outcomes.’

‘Stephanie Roe is a stand out individual in her profession. She has an eye to detail and an innate sense of what is likely to win a difficult case.’

‘This a boutique firm for private clients. It offers a bespoke service for its clients. Its is committed to providing the best possible service.’

‘Roe Lawyers are a boutique firm with considerably larger heft and ambition. I have happily recommended personal acquaintances to the firm, safe in the knowledge that they will be looked after with the care, skill and attention that I would want for those close to me.’

‘Stephanie Roe brings precisely the combination of characteristics that you want to look after a demanding private client. Charming, robust, diligent and capable. She is the solicitor that you would want standing by your loved one in their hour of need.’

‘Stephanie Roe has created, in her firm, a boutique with the skill and firepower of firms many times bigger.’

‘Stephanie Roe is a highly committed excellent lawyer with a high profile and someone who is hugely respected in our sector.’

The firm specialises in criminal and regulatory litigation. It acts for private clients, both individuals and businesses, with a distinct emphasis on providing a bespoke, client-driven service.

The firm: The firm is made up of experts in the field of criminal and regulatory law. The firm’s reputation has been built on the solid foundation of providing the best legal advice whilst managing clients expectations, combining quality with an approachable and personal service. Stephanie Roe is the director and she is ranked as a top London solicitor in criminal law and has spent the majority of her career specialising in defending individuals and companies in criminal or regulatory litigation. The firm has acted for a number of high net worth individuals and has been involved in a number of high profile cases across the full range of allegations, from driving, violence, sex, drugs and fraud and associated  white-collar offences.

Roe Lawyers provides a discreet, professional service and gives cost effective expert advice.

Types of work undertaken

Serious and general crime: Roe Lawyers acts for clients under investigation for the full range of criminal offences. The majority of the work is pre-charge which ensures a swift outcome to investigations and proceedings. Crucially, it understands that reputation management is vital and gives specialist and discreet advice at the police station, the Magistrates’ Court, Crown Court and Court of Appeal

Corporate and financial crime: Roe Lawyers advises clients in matters involving the police, Serious Fraud Office, HM Revenue & Customs, Financial Conduct Authority,  and Office of Fair Trading. It assists clients with defending allegations and also undertaking internal investigations/audits to ensure compliance.

Financial regulatory enforcement: Roe Lawyers acts in investigations and proceedings instituted by the FCA in relation to individuals and/or companies accused of regulatory offences such as insider dealing, market abuse and manipulation.

Money laundering and proceeds of crime: Roe Lawyers advises clients under investigation regarding money laundering and proceeds of crime offences, including cash seizure/forfeiture, civil recovery, confiscation, freezing orders, receivership and restraint.

Tax investigations and litigation: Roe Lawyers acts in HMRC investigations and proceedings of both a criminal and civil nature. It has substantial expertise in litigating allegations of money laundering, ineffective tax avoidance and tax evasion.

Local Authority investigations: Roe Lawyers acts for individuals and/or companies in investigations and associated prosecutions such as breaching building regulations, health and safety regulations, environmental and licensing regulations.

Private prosecutions: Roe Lawyers advises both individuals and companies wishing to institute proceedings in the criminal courts for the full range of criminal offences, in both the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts.

Regulatory proceedings: Roe Lawyers acts for individuals facing professional disciplinary action brought by bodies such as the Bar Council of England and Wales, the General Medical Council, General Dental Council, Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency.

Director Stephanie Roesroe@roelawyers.com020 7698 4468
Solicitor Robyn Waltersrwalters@roelawyers.com020 7698 4468
Stephanie Roe photoMs Stephanie RoeDirector
Robyn Walters photoMs Robyn WaltersSolicitor
Number of UK partners : 1
Number of other UK fee earners : 2