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.



Blog: Cum-Ex: A vision of the future for international fraud investigations?

The Cum-Ex scandal has prompted criminal and regulatory investigations – and civil law actions – around the world. In a blog, Olivia Dwan and Ben Rose analyse how these are impacting individuals.

Andrew Katzen writes for FT Adviser on the FCA’s regulatory reach

Hickman & Rose’s head of regulatory law Andrew Katzen has written an article for the FT Adviser in which he analyses the Financial Conduct Authority’s policy regarding allegations of…

Kate Maynard appears on Channel 4 Dispatches Prevent strategy documentary

Civi Litigation partner Kate Maynard has appeared on a Channel 4 Dispatches documentary entitled “Are we losing the war on terror?” which analyses the Prevent anti-radicalisation strategy.


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Blog: Parliament should legislate for criminal suspect anonymity

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in Bloomberg v ZXC, and with the courts having to balance a criminal suspect’s right to privacy against a journalist’s right to freedom of expression,…

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Blog: How effective are the FCA’s criminal and civil powers to combat money laundering?

As the Financial Conduct Authority uses its powers of criminal prosecution for the first time in a money laundering case against NatWest, Olivia Dwan, barrister in our Business Crime department, sets…

Daniel Machover speaks for Emiliano Sala’s family following conclusion of inquest

Head of Civil Litigation Daniel Machover has been widely quoted in the UK and international media following the conclusion of an inquest into the death of Emiliano Sala in an aircraft crash three…

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Jenny Wiltshire in Telegraph on fact that over 40% of Covid fixed penalty notices remain unpaid

Head of Serious and General Crime Jenny Wiltshire has commented in the Daily Telegraph on the news that over 40 per cent of all coronavirus fixed penalty fines (FPNs) have not been paid.


Helen Stone in media following IOPC decision to investigate Sean Fitzgerald police officer

Civil Litigation solicitor Helen Stone has been quoted in the media following the IOPC’s decision to pursue a criminal investigation of a police officer involved in the death of Sean Fitzgerald three…

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Hickman & Rose respond to UK Government proposals to reform the Human Rights Act

Hickman & Rose has submitted a response to the UK Government’s consultation on proposed reforms to the Human Rights Act 1998. The firm urges the Government to reconsider its plans, which if…

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