Firm Profile > Birds Solicitors > London, England

Birds Solicitors
SW18 2PT

The firm: Birds Solicitors is an established premier outfit specialising in heavy weight serious and general crime, fraud, bribery, corruption and extradition.  The firm provides excellent and thorough advice at a nationwide level to business professionals, celebrities and public figures but also remains committed to the more vulnerable within society.

Principal areas of work
Serious and general criminal defence: Since its inception, Birds Solicitors has remained at the forefront of the profession for its commitment to and handling of the most significant, complex and high-profile cases.   The firm provides expert advice in relation to the full gambit of criminal offences with a particular focus upon homicide and historical sexual offending.  The firm holds a highly regarded appellate department and routinely represents individuals who have faced potential miscarriages of justice.  

Financial crime: The firm has been involved in some of the largest and most complex financial crime matters in recent years and boasts extensive experience in cases concerning insider dealing, bribery, corruption and fraud.  The firm undertakes a substantial amount of confiscation work and is regularly sought out by individuals having not acted during the substantive proceedings.

Extradition: Birds Solicitors hold substantial experience in successfully defending in complex extradition proceedings both at first instance and on appeal in relation to both Part 1 & 2 European Arrest Warrants.

Human trafficking: The firm leads in this important area of work and covers a variety of aspects such as defending in criminal proceedings brought against victims of trafficking, appeals against such convictions, civil actions against authorities for non-investigation, applications for compensation following convictions being overturned.  The firm is routinely invited to provide training and advice to the wider profession and corporates.

Department Name Email Telephone
Serious/ General Crime Steven Bird
Corporate/ Financial Crime Steven Bird
Regulatory Steven Bird
Extradition James Peacham
Appeals Martyn Fisher
Road Traffic Matters Chris Coss
Prison Law Louisa Ferrari
Sports Law Evans Amoah Nyamekye
Human Trafficking Philippa Southwell
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Evans Amoah-Nyamekye  photo Mr Evans Amoah-Nyamekye Solicitor/ Higher Court Advocate. Evans has a strong focus on expanding his…
Mr Steven Bird  photo Mr Steven Bird A senior lawyer at the firm dealing with serious crime, fraud and…
Ms Claire Bostock  photo Ms Claire Bostock Consultant Solicitor. Claire Bostock has practised exclusively in criminal defence since qualifying…
Mr Chris Coss  photo Mr Chris Coss Solicitor specilaising in road traffic law.
Miss Kristine Eggert  photo Miss Kristine Eggert Consultant Solicitor.
Mrs Louisa Ferrari  photo Mrs Louisa Ferrari Consultant Solicitor/ Prison Law Supervisor. Louisa was called to the Bar of…
Mr Martyn Fisher  photo Mr Martyn Fisher Solicitor.   Martyn has over 25 years experience as a Criminal Defence lawyer. His…
Mr Nick Goss  photo Mr Nick Goss Consultant Solicitor/ High Courts Advocate. Nick practises in the Magistrates’ Court, Crown…
Miss Cynthia Hunt  photo Miss Cynthia Hunt Consultant Solicitor. Cynthia undertakes general criminal defence work, attending interviews in police…
Ms Nahid Khaliq  photo Ms Nahid Khaliq Consultant Solicitor/ High Courts Advocate. Nahid specialises in fraud, money laundering and…
Mr Mark McKeever  photo Mr Mark McKeever Consultant Solicitor/ High Court Advocate. A duty solicitor since 1995. Mark holds…
Ms Sarah Mirza  photo Ms Sarah Mirza Solicitor
Mr Paul Morgan  photo Mr Paul Morgan Consultant Solicitor/ Higher Courts Advocate
Mr James Nicholls  photo Mr James Nicholls Consultant Solicitor: specialising in the defence of complex fraud prosecutions including VAT…
Mr Jeremy Nicholls  photo Mr Jeremy Nicholls Consultant Solicitor
Mr James Peacham  photo Mr James Peacham Practice & Background James Peacham holds significant experience in complex litigation ranging…
Ms Talitha Purcell-Gilpin  photo Ms Talitha Purcell-Gilpin Solicitor.
Miss Philippa Southwell  photo Miss Philippa Southwell Consultant Solicitor/ Higher Courts Advocate.
Ms Jennifer Winter  photo Ms Jennifer Winter Solicitor.
Number of UK partners : 1
Number of other UK fee-earners : 20