Shearman Bowen & Co

Crime Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for Specialist criminal defence practice that is well versed in complex, high-profile proceedings. Offers deep experience in representing private clients accused of serious crimes such as murder and sexual offences, as well as charges relating to misconduct in public office. Also advises on multi-handed drug supply and armed robbery cases. Takes on legal aid cases in addition to privately funded work.

Strengths A source notes that the firm provides "a real level of engagement" and adds that the team "proactively tries to get cases positioned in the best way for the client."

Notable practitioners

Mark Bowen receives high praise from sources for his tactical nous and excellent client care. He has a broad criminal defence practice that includes advising on investigations and trials for serious criminal charges such as armed robbery, rape and murder.