Blackfords LLP


Band 1National Leaders (outside London)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well known for criminal defence work, with expertise in serious and violent crime. Also experienced advising on multi-handed drug offences. Key offices in Croydon and Woking.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Trevor Francis is a key contact.

Department Information

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Blackfords LLP’s reputation as one of the country’s leading criminal firms. It covers cases across the country from all of its offices, routinely undertaking high profile and complex serious crime instructions.

We are involved in representing clients investigated for or charged with all types of criminal offences:

  • War Crimes
  • Corporate Manslaughter
  • Health & Safety offices
  • Trading Standards
  • Environmental Health
  • Food Safety
  • Murder
  • Sexual offences
  • Firearms
  • Drug conspiracies
  • Blackmail
  • Kidnap
  • Robberies

Whilst representation includes those in the public eye, the services of the department with its foremost advocacy team are particularly sought after by professionals and those for whom a successful outcome is paramount.


Bloxsome, Gary (Head of Department)

Cundy, Daniel

Francis, Trevor

Giles, Hannah

Payne, Diana

Richardson, Jennifer

Rubin, Gary S

Williams, Phil

Wilson, Rachel

Crime Department

Blackfords LLP

Department location

Hill House

1 Mint Walk


Greater London



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