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  1. 9 October 2017
    "Is this the justice system we want?" Jane Hickman on the Firkins case (BBC Inside Out)
  2. 3 October 2017
    Charles Kuhn on the FCA’s failings (The Times)
  3. 19 September 2017
    FRC's decision to end KPMG probe 'not surprising' says Charles Kuhn (The Telegraph)
  4. 10 September 2017
    Jane Hickman comments on Plymouth Dance Academy case (Plymouth Herald)
  5. 4 September 2017
    Hickman & Rose represents Kirsty Gallacher at Slough Magistrates Court on a drink driving charge (The Telegraph)
  6. 29 August 2017
    Charles Kuhn comments on ‘lowballing’ Libor charges against French bankers (The Times)
  7. 29 August 2017
    Daniel Machover comments on healthcare in prisons (The Guardian)
  8. 21 August 2017
    Jenny Wiltshire predicts increase in online hate crime prosecutions (The Independent)
  9. 19 July 2017
    Andrew Katzen discusses gross negligence manslaughter sentencing in health and safety cases (Safety Management)
  10. 18 July 2017
    Kate Maynard describes monumental errors in Cardiff three police prosecution as a “false economy” (The Guardian)
  11. 3 July 2017
    Andrew Katzen explains the rising fines in health and safety cases (British Safety Council)
  12. 29 June 2017
    Ben Rose calls Financial Reporting Council PwC investigation a wakeup call to auditors (CNBC)
  13. 24 June 2017
    Ben Rose discusses the controversy surrounding the Barclays prosecutions (The Telegraph)
  14. 21 June 2017
    Ben Rose calls for the SFO to get a political champion and proper resource after Queen’s Speech reprieve (Reuters)
  15. 21 June 2017
    Ben Rose explains why the Barclays charges are so risky (The Times)
  16. 20 June 2017
    SFO is betting the farm on high risk Barclays charges says Ben Rose (New York Times)
  17. 13 June 2017
    Jenny Wiltshire discusses grooming on social networks (BBC File on Four)
  18. 13 June 2017
    Ben Rose comments on the difficulty of monitoring traders’ WhatsApp as Blackberry announces new tech (The FT)
  19. 7 June 2017
    Daniel Machover comments on Theresa May’s misguided calls to change human rights to combat terrorism (Lexis PSL)
  20. 25 May 2017
    Daniel Machover comments on landmark Supreme Court decision on prison discrimination (Lexis PSL)
  21. 18 May 2017
    Ben Rose comments on the proposed closure of the SFO (Financial Times)
  22. 16 May 2017
    Andrew Katzen and Claire Wallace comment on the HSE Fee For Intervention consultation (Safety Management)
  23. 10 April 2017
    Kate Maynard comments on prisoners’ right to legal aid following important Court of Appeal ruling (BuzzFeed News)
  24. 7 April 2017
    Charles Kuhn comments on Libor prosecutions: Bank of England knew submissions reflected commercial preferences years before regulators took action (The Times)
  25. 4 April 2017
    Kate Maynard comments on CPS charging decision in relation to 2012 death of Prince Fosu in Harmondsworth IRC (The Guardian)
  26. 2 April 2017
    Daniel Machover seeks assurances that Foreign Office will not stand in the way of due process in the police investigation of alleged war crimes by Saudi General (The Guardian)
  27. 17 February 2017
    Andrew Katzen comments on bias in the HSE’s Fee for Intervention scheme (Safety Management)
  28. 14 February 2017
    Daniel Machover responds to retiring Met Chief's call for "more trust" in firearms officers (The Guardian)
  29. 13 February 2017
    Appeal for public help on the long running Firkins miscarriage of justice (Cornwall Live)
  30. 2 February 2017
    Jenny Wiltshire comments on new 28 day time limits for pre-charge bail (The Times, The Brief)
  31. 13 January 2017
    Charles Kuhn comments on the harsh choice facing German VW executives indicted in the USA (Reuters)
  32. 15 December 2016
    Ben Rose comments on the RBS privilege dispute unfolding in the Employment Tribunal (GIR)
  33. 21 November 2016 
    Jenny Wiltshire comments on the difficulty of unenforceable laws (Vice)
  34. 31 October 2016
    Ben Rose’s client Peter Boone rejects Portuguese accusation of market manipulation (The Financial Times)
  35. 13 October 2016
    Judge dismisses criminal proceedings against Ben Rose's client Peter Boone (The Financial Times)
  36. 9 October 2016
    Mazher Mahmood convicted of perverting the course of justice (The Independent)
  37. 2 October 2016
    Andrew Katzen comments on the Sarao case (Daily Mail)
  38. 18 August 2016
    Hickman & Rose hired by Dalian Atkinson's family (The Guardian)
  39. 12 July 2016
    Andrew Katzen suspects the SFO may not survive long (Bloomberg)
  40. 8 July 2016
    Peter Csemiczky warning on football banning order (The Express)
  41. 6 July 2016
    Daniel Machover on the power of the ICC to try a senior British politician (The Guardian)
  42. 1 July 2016
    This case should never have been prosecuted, says Jenny Wiltshire (The Irish Examiner)
  43. 13 June 2016
    Ross Dixon reacts to KPMG resignation as Fifa auditor (The Financial Times)
  44. 15 April 2016
    Charles Kuhn criticises the FCA's targeting of junior individuals (The Times)
  45. 12 April 2016
    Jane Hickman seeks justice for client Tom Bourke (BBC)
  46. 12 April 2016
    Daniel Machover criticises the IPCC in the wake of Darren Neville investigation (BBC)
  47. 4 April 2016
    Ben Rose comments on US money laundering enforcement following Panama leaks (CNBC)
  48. 23 March 2016
    Andrew Katzen comments on the Sarao extradition case (BBC World Service
    )
  49. 23 March 2016
    Andrew Katzen on flash crash trader Sarao's extradition ruling (CNBC)
  50. 15 March 2016
    Is the SFO losing its appetite for risk? Ben Rose comments (Reuters)
  51. 8 March 2016
    Kate Maynard explains the role of police and nurse communication failures in the death of Philmore Mills (various regional media)
  52. 24 February 2016
    Kate Maynard on the catalogue of police failures contributing to Ronnie Khan's death (The Times)
  53. 18 February 2016
    Joint Enterprise: Daniel Machover interviewed on the 30-year long misinterpretation of the law (The Independent)
  54. 26 January 2016
    Ben Rose comments on Andrew Bailey's appoint to head the FCA (The Financial Times)
  55. 21 January 2016
    Ross Dixon comments on revenue recognition rules (accountancy LIVE)
  56. 10 January 2016
    Ben Rose comments on the FCA, operation Tabernula and the nature of complex criminal cases (The Financial Times)
  57. 22 December 2015
    Further comment from Ben Rose on "disheartening" Tom Hayes appeal result (City AM)
  58. 21 December 2015
    Ben Rose comments on implications of Tom Hayes appeal result for Square Mile
     (Reuters)
  59. 2 December 2015
    Ross Dixon warns corporates about the SFO’s powerful new tools
     (Reuters)
  60. 30 November 2015
    Ross Dixon interviewed on implications for SFO of NCA search warrant scandal (Global Investigations Review)
  61. 27 November 2015
    Ben Rose on NCA failings as government seeks to extend powers of intrusion (The Financial Times)
  62. 19 November 2015
    Charles Kuhn comments on implications of HBOS report (The Guardian)
  63. 18 November 2015
    Jenny Wiltshire's client William Wade cleared of manslaughter (BBC)
  64. 9 November 2015
    Jenny Wiltshire's client Roy Harper acquitted of historical abuse allegations
     (The Guardian)
  65. 16 September 2015
    Ben Rose comments on the erosion of rights of the wealthy and high-profile (The Financial Times)
  66. 13 September 2015
    Ben Rose comments on Martin Wheatley’s “parting gift” to The City
    (The Financial Times)
  67. 3 September 2015
    Charles Kuhn on Ecclestone, bribery and German law (The New York Times)
  68. 18 August 2015
    Sarao flash crash case "raises more questions than it answers", says Ben Rose (The Financial Times)
  69. 17 August 2015
    The idea that Navinder Sarao caused the flash crash is "plainly ridiculous", says Ben Rose (The Financial Times)
  70. 11 August 2015
    Ben Rose wins first case of alleged LIBOR manipulation before FCA (The Financial Times)
  71. 5 August 2015
    Ben Rose comments on Tom Hayes verdict (City AM)
  72. 23 June 2015
    Ben Rose comments on Macris case (Bloomberg)
  73. 6 June 2015
    More crimes created than ever before (The Guardian)
  74. 23 April 2015
    Andrew Katzen settles FCA investigation for insurance intermediary firm (Financial Conduct Authority)
  75. 19 April 2015
    Theresa May admits justice system fails families over deaths in police custody (The Guardian)
  76. 15 August 2014
    Former FCA Barrister Charles Kuhn interviewed on the regulator's methods (Bloomberg)
  77. 1 August 2014
    Jenny Wiltshire wins yet another murder case at the Central Criminal Court (BBC)
  78. 1 August 2014
    Why everyone wants Ben Rose on their side (The Evening Standard)
  79. 30 July 2014
    Former police officer charged with murder of Azelle Rodney
    (CPS blog)
  80. 26 June 2014
    Catalogue of police failings contributed to death after nightclub ejection (BBC)
  81. 20 June 2014
    Daniel Machover on retirement of police officers who face conduct inquiries (BBC)
  82. 4 April 2014
    Multiple failings found at inquest of Jake Hardy (The Guardian)
  83. 13 March 2014
    Ben Rose successfully defends the Wasted Costs Application against Akin Gump (The Financial Times)
  84. 12 March 2014
    Charles Kayonga in Britain: UK crime agency 'failed to act on arrest warrant for Rwandan general' (Lanka News Web)
  85. 11 March 2014
    Former FCA insider Charles Kuhn warns of gravity of market abuse (Bloomberg)
     
  86. 27 February 2014
    Azelle Rodney shooting: police marksman loses high court challenge (The Guardian)
  87. 11 February 2014
    Coma man Denby Colins' 'missing seven hours' (BBC)
  88. 16 January 2014
    Ben Rose speaks on fraud and white collar crime (Corporate LiveWire)
  89. 9 December 2013
    Family of Sean Rigg welcome reopening of police investigation into death (The Independent)
  90. 4 November 2013
    H&R client wins £3.8million damages from Sussex Police (Various regional Media)
  91. 27 September 2013
    No public enquiry into collapse of perjury case against South Wales Police (Channel 4 News)
  92. 30 August 2013
    Dominic Eliott inquest misadventure verdict (The Telegraph)
  93. 16 July 2013
    Cardiff Three police corruption case collapsed 'due to disclosure failures' (The Guardian)
  94. 13 June 2013
    Jenny Wiltshire represents sports agent acquitted of murder (BBC)
  95. 17 May 2013
    Police watchdog criticised for errors in investigation into death in custody (The Guardian)
  96. 10 May 2013
    U.S. case against Maksim Bakiev dropped (Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty)
  97. 26 April 2013
    Deep and pernicious corruption in Avon and Somerset Police (Various regional Media)
     
  98. 22 April 2013
    H&R client Anthony Redman, who won damages for race discrimination by police, in short movie “Viewed With Suspicion” (StopWatch)
  99. 28 February 2013
    Jenny Wiltshire defends father charged with manslaughter (STV News)
  100. 6 February 2013
    Jenny Wiltshire acts for Chris Nathaniel in Murder trial (BBC)
  101. 3 January 2013
    Hickman & Rose client comments on Nepal arrest (BBC)
  102. 1 December 2012
    Kevin Nunn's case goes to Supreme Court (Various regional Media)
  103. 26 November 2012
    New evidence unearthed at Azelle Rodney Enquiry (The Guardian)
  104. 12 November 2012
    Independent Review of IPCC investigation into Sean Rigg’s death begins (The Independent)
  105. 15 October 2012
    Azelle Rodney lawyers 'can see' police surveillance film (BBC)
  106. 27 September 2012
    Inquest examines death of man pepper-sprayed by police (The Voice)
  107. 3 September 2012
    Hickman & Rose represents Azelle Rodney's mother in police shooting inquiry (The Daily Mail)
  108. 26 August 2012
    Maria Piggin gets international coverage (Herald on Sunday (Auckland, NZ))
  109. 17 August 2012
    Hickman & Rose win new accountability by police (The Independent)
  110. 15 August 2012
    Sean Rigg investigation: IPCC announces independent review of its own investigation into the death of a mentally ill man in police custody (The Independent)
  111. 2 August 2012
    The story behind Sean Rigg’s death (The Independent)
  112. 19 July 2012
    Beth Handley challenges Gove in Downhill School JR (BBC)
  113. 14 July 2012
    Dance Academy boss Manoucehr Bahmanzadeh is freed from jail (Various regional Media)
  114. 26 June 2012
    PC accused of lying over Sean Rigg custody death (BBC)
  115. 23 April 2012
    Anna Crawford condemns police investigation (The Guardian)
  116. 20 April 2012
    Jenny Wiltshire discusses Al-Alas acquittal (BBC Today Programme)
  117. 12 April 2012
    Solicitor Anna Crawford speaks on Kester David case (BBC)
  118. 11 April 2012
    Family of Philmore Mills seek accountability (Mirror)
  119. 17 January 2012
    Partner Beth Handley forces climb down on Michael Gove (The Telegraph)
  120. 16 January 2012
    Worst miscarriage of justice I have seen says Jane Hickman (Various regional Media)
  121. 22 December 2011
    Cardiff Five: 'We've lived through hell since 1988. We have the right to a public inquiry' (The Independent)
  122. 9 December 2011
    Couple cleared of killing son after doctors failed to diagnose rickets (The Guardian)
  123. 7 December 2011
    Ben Rose addresses the Transparency International Conference on EU corruption, Brussels (Transparency International)
  124. 7 December 2011
    Ben Rose to speak at Brussels conference on how EU can tackle corruption (Transparency International)
  125. 25 November 2011
    Beth Handley wins compensation for protestors over unlawful arrest (Various regional media)
  126. 23 September 2011
    Police to explain broken CCTV after station death (The Independent)
  127. 28 July 2011
    Hickman & Rose act in multi million pound mortgage fraud case (The Daily Mail)
  128. 11 July 2011
    Hickman & Rose review Harbottle and Lewis file for News Corp (BBC)
  129. 6 July 2011
    Ben Rose instructs Ken Macdonald QC on behalf of News Corp (The Lawyer)
  130. 03 February 2011
    FSA secures another high-profile conviction for insider dealing (Legal Week)
  131. 25 January 2011
    CCRC Application lodged by Plymouth Club Owner (Various regional media)
  132. 11 November 2010
    'Terrorism' arrest man hits out at IPCC probe (Various regional media)
  133. 4 October 2010
    ‘Secret Inquiry’ into the Police Shooting of Azelle Rodney Begins (INQUEST)
  134. 14 August 2010
    Failed by her keepers: Ana Attia's story (The Independent)
  135. 2 August 2010
    Paramedic not guilty of three-month-old son's murder (BBC)
  136. 29 June 2010
    Jane Hickman calls on new government to institute strict quality controls on legal aid firms (BBC Radio 4)
  137. 10 June 2010
    Ken Clarke sets up secret inquiry into police killing of Azelle Rodney (The Guardian)
  138. 3 June 2010
    IPCC orders police to apologise over Rachel Nickell murderer (The Guardian)
  139. 3 June 2010
    Rachel Nickell family ponder case against police (The Independent)
  140. 30 May 2010
    Ministers move to change universal jurisdiction law (The Guardian)
  141. 13 May 2010
    Ross Dixon acted in $1 billion bank note case (The Telegraph)
  142. 14 April 2010
    The Big Question: What is legal aid and should we be providing so much of it? (The Independent)
  143. 19 March 2010
    Jenny Wiltshire secures acquittal of Councillor charged with corruption (Various regional media)
  144. 16 March 2010
    FSA charges banker and wife with insider trading (The Telegraph)
  145. 15 March 2010
    Couple charged as FSA clamps down on insider dealing (The Guardian)
  146. 15 February 2010
    Convicted for buggery 51 years ago – and still paying a price (The Guardian)
  147. 31 January 2010
    Man paralysed after arrest demands a full public inquiry (The Independent)
  148. 5 January 2010
    Lawfare over Gaza war and blockade (The Guardian)
  149. 15 December 2009
    Anna Mazzola acts for Italian art student arrested for filming for fun (The Guardian)
  150. 13 December 2009
    Significant increase in CICA award to child victim of Craig Sweeney (BBC)
  151. 11 December 2009
    Anna Mazzola on stop and search under section 44 of Terrorism Act (The Guardian)
  152. 28 November 2009
    Bid for payout hanging in the balance (Various regional media)
  153. 17 November 2009
    IPCC complaint over Nickell death (BBC)
  154. 12 November 2009
    Secret Inquiries: Daniel Machover examines the implications (The Today Programme interviews at 0712 and 0750)
  155. 7 November 2009
    Parents of two murdered French students begin claim for negligence (The Times)
  156. 6 November 2009
    Police pay damages to foie gras protesters (Various regional media)
  157. 27 October 2009
    Daniel Machover on the probable arrest of Ehud Olmert if he visits the UK (The Guardian)
  158. 22 October 2009
    Hickman & Rose commended in FT Innovative Lawyers Report for its work on behalf of victims of war crimes (The Financial Times)
  159. 22 October 2009
    Hickman & Rose wins two awards in FT Innovative Lawyers "Changing the Rules" category (The Financial Times)
  160. 17 October 2009
    Scotland Yard under fire over picture database of protesters (The Financial Times)
  161. 12 October 2009
    Murder accused's new pay-out bid (BBC)
  162. 12 October 2009
    Newcastle man takes case for compensation to Court of Appeal (Various regional media)
  163. 6 October 2009
    Daniel Machover comments on the Goldstone report (The Guardian)
  164. 5 October 2009
    Cleared killer set for landmark legal case (Various regional media)
  165. 29 September 2009
    Rachel Nickell: Boyfriend plans legal action (The Independent)
  166. 28 September 2009
    Nickell partner seeks Met answers (BBC)
  167. 16 September 2009
    UN report that will be difficult for Israeli government to ignore (The Guardian)
  168. 3 September 2009
    Prisoner awarded £20,000 after assault in cell (The Mirror)
  169. 3 September 2009
    Brain-eating killer claimed two more victims because of 'systematic' NHS failures (The Daily Mail)
  170. 21 August 2009
    Sean Rigg's family claim cover up over death in Brixton police custody (The Guardian)
  171. 20 July 2009
    Anna Mazzola achieves police payout for paedophile victim (Various regional media)
  172. 18 June 2009
    Business of the House (TheyWorkForYou)
  173. 5 June 2009
    Delay saving hanged prisoner (Various regional media)
  174. 21 May 2009
    Anna Mazzola comments in the Guardian on significant case about surveillance of protesters (The Guardian)
  175. 13 May 2009
    Mother of shot 'gangster' Azelle Rodney takes Government to court (The Times)
  176. 7 May 2009
    The wild teenager who set up Youth at Risk. Frances Gibb on Ben Rose (The Times)
  177. 06 April 2009
    Insider trading goes mainstream (The Financial Times)
  178. 27 March 2009
    The Leeds prisoner 'treated worse than a dog' (Various regional media)
  179. 4 March 2009
    Self-styled lord and sex shop owner guilty of £229m bank theft attempt (The Guardian)
  180. 10 February 2009
    Hanged inmate was failed by prison staff, says coroner (The Guardian)
  181. 30 January 2009
    Hickman & Rose threaten judicial review action regarding failure to air Gaza crisis appeal (BBC)
  182. 22 January 2009
    'Lord' masterminded plot to steal £229 million by hacking into City bank computers (The Telegraph)
  183. 8 January 2009
    FSA fines Aon limited £5.25m for failings in its anti-bribery and corruption systems and controls (Financial Services Authority)
  184. 7 January 2009
    Suicide inmate's mother warned prison (The Independent)
  185. 4 January 2009
    Sean Rigg's family hit out at IPCC over failures in investigation into death in custody (The Independent)
  186. 19 December 2008
    Foreign Office advises Britons not to buy Israel settlement properties (The Guardian)
  187. 6 October 2008
    Balfour Beatty gives up £2.25m after SFO probe (The Times)
  188. 14 August 2008
    Roland Ellis’s client Reginald Twigger on police treatment at Climate Camp (Various regional media)
  189. 03 June 2008
    SFO drops overseas corruption inquiry (The Financial Times)
  190. 16 May 2008
    IPCC must control police inquiry (BBC)
  191. 16 May 2008
    IPCC ruling report (audio link) (BBC)
  192. 25 April 2008
    Inmates win prison racism battle (BBC)
  193. 25 April 2008
    Prisoners win legal fight over mistreatment (Various regional media)
     
  194. 18 March 2008
    Ben Rose's client convicted. "Was drug dealer an MI5 agent?" (BBC)
  195. 20 February 2008
    Papers reveal how alleged war criminal escaped UK arrest (The Guardian)
  196. 20 February 2008
    Israeli general escaped arrest at Heathrow 'because police feared gunfight' (The Times)
  197. 10 December 2007
    Ben Rose's client extradited from US to face prosecution (The Telegraph)
  198. 4 December 2007
    Plan to allow inquest juries to hear phone tap evidence (The Guardian)
  199. 18 July 2007
    Police commence enquiry into activities of Ben Rose's client (BBC)
  200. 7 February 2007
    Beyond justice? (The Guardian)
  201. 13 November 2006
    Prison whistleblower lifts lid on 'regime of torture' (The Guardian)
  202. 26 February 2006
    The long running miscarriage of justice case of Andrew Adams (The Observer Magazine)
  203. 3 June 2005
    Officers who shot table leg man arrested (The Guardian)
  204. 30 October 2004
    Policemen may face charges after unlawful killing verdict (The Guardian)
  205. 30 July 2004
    Prisoners win £2 million for warders' violent abuse (The Times)
  206. 25 May 2004
    Prison Service finally admits fault over suicide of teenager (The Guardian)
  207. 12 December 2003
    Big payout for inmate who said he was raped (The Guardian)
  208. 6 October 2003
    Police watchdog orders hearing (The Guardian)
  209. 2 May 2002
    Ben Rose and Youth at Risk mentioned for their work retrieving vulnerable youth from a life of crime (The Economist)
  210. 25 November 2002
    Police pay £81,000 to man they attacked (The Guardian)
  211. 24 September 2001
    'Newsagent Three' man sues police (BBC)
  212. 8 May 2001
    Jane Hickman criticises Legal Services Commission (The Law Society Gazette)
  213. 13 May 1996
    Hickman & Rose challenge inefficiencies in duty solicitor scheme (The Lawyer)
  214. 13 March 1983
    A younger Jane Hickman defends Greenham protesters (The Guardian)