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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"The firm is simply outstanding."

Chambers & Partners 2021

"It's an excellent firm that is really user-friendly with lawyers who are hard-working and intelligent."

Chambers & Partners 2021

"A force to be reckoned with. They absolutely punch above their weight."

Legal 500 2021


Hickman & Rose’s lawyers are acknowledged among the best in the country at representing individuals and organisations caught up 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:


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.



Hickman & Rose praised in Chambers HNW guide

Hickman & Rose has been recognised in the recently published Chambers & Partners HNW guide for its expertise in acting for High Net Worth clients in financial crime cases. 

The firm…

Daniel Machover criticises Judicial Review Bill

Head of civil litigation Daniel Machover has been quoted in the legal press commenting on the introduction to parliament of the Judicial Review and Courts Bill.

Daniel joined shadow justice…

Blog: What is an “accident”? Avoiding the service of a Notice of Intended Prosecution for a road traffic offence

Aileen Colhoun, a partner in Hickman & Rose’s Serious and General Crime team, has written a blog explaining why, for some of the most serious road traffic offences, defining what an ‘accident’ is…

Jenny Wiltshire is Law Society Gazette’s ‘Lawyer in the News’

Head of Serious and General Crime Jenny Wiltshire has featured in the Law Society Gazette as its “Lawyer in the News” for her work on the ‘Stockwell Six’ Court of Appeal case.

As well as…

Blog: How the law can prevent racist and offensive social media posts

After racist social media postings were sent to members of England’s national football team, Aileen Colhoun, a parner in our Serious and General Crime team, has written a blog post…

Jenny Wiltshire named the Times’ ‘Lawyer of the Week’

Head of Serious and General Crime Jenny Wiltshire has been named the Times’ ‘Lawyer of the Week’ for her work quashing her ‘Stockwell Six’ clients’ near 50 year old criminal convictions…

Jenny Wiltshire talks to LBC radio about the Stockwell Six

Head of Serious and General Crime, Jenny Wiltshire, has been interviewed on LBC radio to discuss her clients, the Stockwell Six, whose convictions for attempted robbery were quashed at the Court of…

Jenny Wiltshire comments on quashing of ‘Stockwell Six’ convictions

Jenny Wiltshire’s comments on the Court of Appeal’s decision to quash the convictions of her ‘Stockwell Six’ clients have featured heavily in the national and international press.


Ross Dixon analyses DPAs in the New Law Journal

Corporate crime partner Ross Dixon has written an article for the New Law Journal charting the evolution of Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs), and analysing their effectiveness.


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