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Our London Office

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Our award-winning solicitors in London are regarded as one of the country’s top ranked criminal defence teams.

We provide our clients practical advice in plain English, as well as robust representation and a personal service, giving you the best possible chance of securing a positive outcome for your situation.

Our team have substantial experience in all areas of criminal law, as well as business defence and regulatory advice.

With our team alongside you, you can be sure of receiving the highest standard of criminal defence.


Situated in the heart of London, our office is in the well-known district of Chancery Lane and is easily accessible by car, bus or tube.

Getting to us by car

We are accessible via the A40 and are just a short walk away from a number of car parks, including Lincoln’s Inn Fields Car Park and Holborn Gate Car Park.

Getting to us by bus

Our office is located close to various bus routes, including the 8, 11, 15, 26, 76, 341, N8, N11, N15, N21, N26, N89, N242, N550 and N551.

Getting to us by tube

There are a number of underground stations located close to our office, including Chancery Lane and Holborn.

Office accessibility

We are committed to making our legal services as accessible as possible. If you have any specific requirements when visiting our offices, please get in touch so we can discuss how best to accommodate you.

Our legal services in London

Criminal defence

Our expert criminal defence solicitors in London can represent you on a wide range of criminal matters, including:

Find out more about our criminal defence services.

Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) and confiscation

Our criminal defence solicitors in London have specialist expertise in Proceeds of Crime Act and confiscation proceedings, including:

  • Cash seizure and forfeiture proceedings
  • Restraint orders
  • Confiscation proceedings
  • POCA civil recovery proceedings
  • Third party interests
  • Enforcement proceedings

Find out more about of Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) and confiscation services.

Business defence

Our business defence lawyers in London have experience in supporting a wide variety of organisations and can provide advice on matters including:

Find out more about our business defence services.

Regulatory Advice

Our business regulation experts in London offer practical and effective advice on regulatory matters that can affect your organisation, including:

  • The Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)
  • The Advertising Standards Agency
  • The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
  • The Financial Conduct Authority
  • HMRC
  • The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Trading standards
  • The Environment Agency

Find out more about our regulatory advice services.

Professional Disciplinary Proceedings 

Our professional discipline solicitors in London can advise and represent you on a range of matters, before bodies such as:

  • General Medical Council
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Independent Police Complaints Commission
  • Police Discipline Appeals Tribunal
  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • General Dental Council
  • Solicitors Regulatory Authority
  • Bar Standards Board, General Teaching Council for England
  • Chartered Institute of Accountants of England and Wales Disciplinary Committee

Find out more about our professional discipline services.

Private Prosecution

We can assist both individuals and businesses who are looking to pursue private prosecutions. This can include for matters such as:

  • Assault
  • Fraud against individuals
  • Fraud against businesses
  • Prosecuting former employees

Find out more about our private prosecution services.

Speak to our criminal defence solicitors in London today

If you are looking for tailored advice and representation for criminal charges, business defence, regulatory matters or any of our other areas of expertise, please get in touch.

Telephone: 03336009222

Mobile: 07850 899 999 (Out of hours)


Rob Rode


Rob is a nationally and internationally recognised specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Tony Murphy


Tony is a nationally known practitioner in criminal law.

James McAulay


James became a Mental Health Accreditation Panel Member in 2009.

Andrew Stewardson


Andrew deals with all aspects of criminal defence work

Anna Moran


Anna became a member of the criminal defence duty solicitor scheme in 2014

Matt Goode


Matt joined the firm in January 2013.

Julie Murphy

Senior Advocate

Julie is an experienced specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Cheryl Rudden

Senior Advocate

Cheryl qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and has specialised as a criminal defence solicitor since then

Kenton Sargeant

Senior Advocate

Kenton is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Anjum Nazir

Senior Advocate

Anjum is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Arlegh Davies

Senior Advocate

Arlegh joined ABR in January 2019 from a reputable high street firm based in London and Essex.

Eileen Chisnall

Senior Advocate

Eileen is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Adele McBride

Senior Advocate

Adele is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Martin Townend


Martin is a specialist criminal defence solicitor

Manjit Thandi


Manjit is an experienced specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Jo Davidson


Jo is an accredited Police Station Representative and Prison Law Supervisor

Tracey Hepworth

Police Station Representative

Tracey joined the firm in 2010 having previously had a career in the civil service

Stephen Arthur

Crown Court Manager

Stephen has years of criminal law experience.

Ella Barker


Ella is a criminal case worker in the criminal law department.

Paige Newell

Accredited Mental Health Case Worker

Paige holds a Business and Management BA Hons degree from Leeds University with a 2:1

Ashley Taafe

Accredited Mental Health Caseworker

Ashley is a member of the firms mental health department.

Ciara Bailey

Mental Health Caseworker

Ciara is a member of the firms mental health department.

Niyaz Raof


Niyaz joined the criminal defence team in May 2018.

Michael O’Garra


Michael is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Mark Whitfield


Mark is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Atifa Bhatti


Atifa is a specialist criminal defence solicitor.

Hansa Hussain

Trainee Solicitor

Hansa assists clients in relation to criminal, prison law and mental health matters.

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We are all now working remotely but continue to be available to represent our clients at courts, police stations, tribunals and prisons.

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