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

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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.



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Blog: What Scotland’s COVID-19 inquiry means for the proposed UK-wide inquiry

As we approach two years since Covid-19’s outbreak, civil litigation associate Ellie Cornish has written a blog examining how Scotland’s proposed public inquiry may influence a UK-wide inquiry.

Blog: Prince Andrew, civil litigation and cross-jurisdictional process serving

As a US civil action against Prince Andrew gets caught up in a dispute over cross-jurisdictional process serving, Hickman & Rose partner Stefano Ruis has written a blog explaining the concept.

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Why proposed reforms to pre-charge bail may make things worse, rather than better

Serious and General Crime partner Peter Csemiczky has written an article for the Solicitors Journal on proposed reforms to the pre-charge bail system.

Peter sets out why the current system does…

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Blog: The problems with “naming and shaming” middle class drug users

Jenny Wiltshire, Head of Serious and General Crime, has written a blog in which she addresses the Home Secretary Priti Patel’s recent reported plan to empower the police to “name and shame” middle…

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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. 

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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…

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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…

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Jenny Wiltshire named ‘Lawyer of the Week’ and ‘Lawyer in the News’

Head of Serious and General Crime Jenny Wiltshire has been named the Times’ ‘Lawyer of the Week’ and the Law Society’s Gazette’s ‘Lawyer in the News’ for her work quashing her ‘Stockwell…

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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…

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