Birketts LLP

Crime Department

East Anglia
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Our award-winning Corporate Criminal Defence team comprises “recognised specialists in regulatory law” offering “sound advice and value for money” and “providing a very strong defence to regulatory cases”. Described by clients as “fantastic, always available and experts in their field” Legal 500 [UK 2016], the team represents corporate and individual clients in a wide range of criminal and regulatory matters.

Led by Partner, Barrister and Deputy Traffic Commissioner Laura Thomas; who is named as a leading lawyer in Legal 500 and recommended by Chambers and Partners, the team has achieved nationwide rankings in Chambers and Partners for health and safety and transport regulatory. In Legal 500 (East Anglia) the team is ranked first tier in health and safety, crime, fraud, transport, environment and licensing and is also band one in Chambers and Partners in crime and licensing (Ipswich and surrounds).

Combining the skills of solicitors, barristers, practical experts and a paralegal, our team partners with both corporate and individual clients, supporting them through every stage of their case and offering the highest standard of advice and representation.

Specialist Areas

  • Health and safety​
  • Regulatory
  • Transport and logistics
  • Environmental
  • Trading Standards
  • Financial crime
  • Private criminal defence
  • Motoring offences
  • Food law
  • Licensing
  • Coroner’s Inquests