Hickman & Rose provide the best possible legal representation to individual and corporate clients caught up in the most serious legal difficulties.

Hickman & Rose are litigation specialists.

We use the skills and strategies of both criminal and civil litigation to provide our clients with the best possible legal advice, whatever problems they face.

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“A very talented team, from top to bottom, of clever, assiduous lawyers who are utterly dedicated to their clients”

Legal 500, 2022

“They take difficult cases and work out how to win them”

Legal 500, 2022

“A superb firm that is populated by highly talented and hardworking solicitors, who are experts in their field”

Legal 500, 2022

“The firm is simply outstanding”

Chambers UK, 2021

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Hickman & Rose’s lawyers are acknowledged among the best in the country at representing individuals and organisations caught up in the most serious – and consequential – legal difficulties.

Experts in criminal, regulatory and civil law, our specialist solicitors and barristers come together to work in bespoke multi-disciplinary teams, each of which is tailored to a client’s needs.

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Hickman & Rose are litigation specialists. We use the skills and strategies of criminal and civil litigation to provide our clients with the best possible legal representation, whatever difficulties they may face.

Our work can be divided into the following four main areas:

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Established in 1991 with a founding commitment to hold the state to account, Hickman & Rose has become one of the UK’s leading litigation boutiques.

We are a ‘go to’ firm for corporate crime, white collar fraud and privately funded serious and general crime cases. We handle the sensitive legal affairs of clients who demand a high level of discretion. We are respected for our pioneering human rights and civil liberties work, particularly as it relates to the criminal justice system.



Public funding for legal representation at inquest: what the recent changes mean

Blog: Civil Litigation partner Kate Maynard explains recent changes to the funding system for legal representation at inquest.


In a rare piece of good news for the underfunded legal system…

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Blog: A Public Inquiry into the Covid-19 pandemic – three unanswered questions

As the Government announces that the upcoming public inquiry into the Covid-19 pandemic will be chaired by former Court of Appeal judge Baroness Heather Hallett DBE, Hickman & Rose’s Daniel…

Ross Dixon discusses SFO’s record of success and failure in Bloomberg analysis

Corporate and White Collar crime partner Ross Dixon has contributed to a Bloomberg article analysing the SFO’s record of success – and failure – in recent fraud and bribery matters.

Published soon…

Kate Maynard quoted following official police apology to Dalian Atkinson family

Civil Litigation partner Kate Maynard has been widely quoted in the media following an official police apology made to her clients, the family of former professional footballer Dalian Atkinson.

What UK Professional Regulation Looks Like In A #MeToo Era

Head of Regulatory Law Andrew Katzen has written an article for Law360 in which he analyses how UK professional regulatory law has adapted to fit evolved social mores.

Andrew looks at the recent…

Andrew Katzen speaks to Law Society Gazette about Liz Ellen SDT case

Hickman & Rose’s Head of Regulatory Law Andrew Katzen spoke to the Law Society Gazette following the SDT ruling that solicitor Liz Ellen must pay her own substantial costs despite winning her…

Blog: Will publication of Arcuri diaries change the game on PM misconduct?

As news reports claim that Jennifer Arcuri will provide new evidence of wrongdoing by Boris Johnson, civil litigation partner Stefano Ruis and paralegal Aleister Adamson assess the likelihood – and…

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Jenny Wiltshire speaks out following quashing of client’s 50-year-old conviction

Head of Serious and General Crime Jenny Wiltshire has been quoted across the media following the quashing of her client Texo Johnson’s near 50-year-old conviction by the Court of Appeal.


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Daniel Machover explains new inquest law competences

Together with Adam Straw QC of Doughty Street Chambers, head of civil litigation Daniel Machover has written this month’s Legal Action Group inquest and inquiry law update.

Their update covers…

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