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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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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Why we need a proper statutory public inquiry into Sarah Everard’s murder

Daniel Machover and Toby Wilton have written for The Justice Gap on why the planned inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the murder of Sarah Everard should be a statutory public inquiry held…

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Blog: FCA enforcement of non-financial misconduct – let’s not get too personal

After the Upper Tribunal’s ruling in Frensham v FCA, Hickman & Rose’s head of professional regulation Andrew Katzen examines how FCA regulation of non-financial misconduct is evolving.


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Blog: What should I do if my child is accused of sexual misconduct at school?

As allegations of sexual misconduct at school become increasingly common, Serious and General Crime partner Peter Csemiczky sets out the basic principles any accused young person – or their parents -…

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Jenny Wiltshire argues for standard university sexual misconduct policy in Times

Head of Serious and General Crime has written an article for the Times newspaper in which she argues that Britain’s universities need to update and standardise the way they deal with allegations of…

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Hickman & Rose recognised as leading law firm in Legal 500

Hickman & Rose is pleased to have been recognised by the Legal 500 directory as one of the country’s leading law firms, with new top-ranking accolades for many of the firm’s partners.

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FCA and PRA abandon long-running integrity probe

After an investigation lasting three and a half years, the FCA and PRA have determined that no action should be taken against the former finance director of a UK insurance company who was facing…

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Blog: The Law Commission’s review of corporate crime: it’s not about the law

As the Law Commission seeks views on the future of corporate criminal prosecutions, Hickman & Rose’s co-founder Ben Rose argues that politics is the main barrier to reform.



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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.

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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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