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London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general
Crime: general - ranked: tier 1

Hickman and Rose

Hickman and Rose¬†advises on various aspects of criminal law such as murder, historic sexual abuse investigations and miscarriages of justice. It represents a range of high-profile private clients including politicians, finance workers, high-net-worth individuals and other professionals. Head of team Jenny Wiltshire¬†has ‚Äėsound tactical awareness and great judgment‚Äô. Ross Dixon¬†is ‚Äėa very knowledgeable individual who has a calm and authoritative manner‚Äô. Ben Rose¬†acts for ITH Pharma in relation to proceedings brought under the Health and Safety and Medicines Acts. Peter Csemiczky¬†was promoted to partner.

Leading individuals

Jenny Wiltshire - Hickman and Rose

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Fraud: white-collar crime
Fraud: white-collar crime - ranked: tier 1

Hickman and Rose

Hickman and Rose's¬†‚Äėhighly professional and very responsive‚Äô team comprises lawyers who¬†¬†are ‚Äėgenuine experts in criminal law and regulatory matters‚Äô. The firm continues to act for a former managing director of Tesco UK who is on trial for alleged fraudulent overstatement of profits of ¬£250 million by Tesco plc. It also successfully acquired an acquittal for a US-based Barclays trader in relation to the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) SFO investigation that was estimated to be worth over $1b. The ‚ÄėVery knowledgeable‚Äô Ross Dixon¬†has ‚Äėa calm and authoritative manner which instils great confidence‚Äô, he co-heads the practice alongside Ben Rose¬†who is ‚Äėfamous for his energy and the commitment which he brings to each of his cases‚Äô. Andrew Katzen¬†has ‚Äėa unique ability to grasp the essence of a matter momentarily‚Äô. Charles Kuhn¬†left the firm for Clyde & Co LLP.

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London: Public sector

Administrative and public law
Administrative and public law - ranked: tier 3

Hickman and Rose

Hickman and Rose is acknowledged as 'a go-to firm for public law cases in a criminal context' and for providing 'extremely high quality advice.' Team leaders Daniel Machover and Kate Maynard are highlighted for 'using their knowledge and experience wisely and creatively.' Machover handles cases up to the  Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights and in a recent case he acted for a young man of Iraqi-Kurdish descent, whose passport was cancelled by the Home Secretary exercising the Royal Prerogative. Permission to appeal to the Supreme Court is pending.  Stefano Ruis has a wealth of experience in challenges to arrests and  search warrants. Associate Eva Whittall, working with Machover, acted for a charity as an intervener in a case where claimants sought a declaration that there was an ongoing failure to prevent injuries and deaths at a prison.  Associate Helen Stone, who is especially experienced in actions and judicial reviews arising from police activity,  is also a core member of the team. Beth Handley left private practice.

Next generation lawyers

Eva Whittall - Hickman and Rose

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Civil liberties and human rights
Civil liberties and human rights - ranked: tier 2

Hickman and Rose

The lawyers at¬†Hickman and Rose¬†are hardworking, reliable and committed to their clients‚Äô. The ‚Äėexperienced, imaginative and tireless‚Äô Daniel Machover¬† and ‚Äėknowledgeable‚Äô Eva Whittall¬†are representing eight survivors or bereaved of the Grenfell Tower fire. Eva Whittall¬†has been involved in several high-profile cases including the death in custody cases of Robert Richards at HMP Wandsworth and Kirsty Walker at HMP Bronzefield. Kate Maynard¬† and Stefano Ruis¬† are praised for their ‚Äėphenomenal judgement‚Äô.

Leading individuals

Daniel Machover - Hickman and Rose

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