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The partners and team at Wells Burcombe LLP have particular expertise in business and white-collar crime including high-value financial crime cases and fraud.

We cover regulatory matters in respect of prosecutions brought by HMRC, FCA investigations including insider trading and multi-agency and multi-jurisdictional investigations. Further expertise includes regulatory investigations into the conduct of professionals by their regulatory bodies, which have included high-profile cases relating to people in positions of trust and responsibility, and/or in the public eye.

In addition, we have a wealth of experience in serious and complex crime, such as murder, manslaughter, infanticide, modern slavery, people trafficking, serious sexual offenses, non-fatal serious assaults, firearms offenses, drug offenses, substantial conspiracies including encrochat cases and drug-related matters, and cross-jurisdiction and pioneering cases.

Wells Burcombe LLP is also very well-known and respected in the field of criminal appeals and applications to the CCRC.

The firm also has a highly regarded Prison law department and deals with parole hearings, re-categorization, adjudications, and licence recall.

We provide a committed and dedicated service to achieve the best possible outcome for the client and have been involved in some very high-profile, complex, and multi-jurisdictional criminal cases. The firm provides a comprehensive and complete service, representing clients all the way through the criminal process.

In view of the nature of the cases in which we are instructed, we frequently work alongside Counsel and Kings Counsel from highly regarded Chambers. All services we provide are available on a privately funded basis, as well as legal aid, subject to eligibility.

Wells Burcombe LLP prides itself on providing a high-quality and comprehensive service to achieve the best possible outcome for the client. Furthermore, we continue to be involved in  high-profile, complex and multi-jurisdictional cases, as our cited cases reflect.

The firm provides a full and complete service, since not only do we represent our clients all the way through the criminal process, but we are also one of the foremost and highly regarded providers of specialist and skilled advice and representation in the field of Criminal Appeals. The firm has also developed a significant reputation in the field of Prison Law, assisting serving prisoners in their progression through their sentences, including complex issues relating to indeterminate or extended sentences and appearances before the Parole Board. Our services are available on a privately funded basis, as well as under legal aid where applicable.

As renowned experts in Criminal Law, Appeals and Prison Law, we have contributed content to various media forums.

Criminal Law Team

Wells Burcombe are recognised as a ‘go to firm’ for crime and are one of the most established and respected criminal defence practices in the field of criminal law.

Family Law Team

Wells Burcombe advise on all aspects of family law, from advising and drafting prenuptial agreements, right through to separation, divorce, financial settlement and child contact.

Immigration Law Team

Wells Burcombe advise on all aspects of immigration law, from visa applications, to appeals and sponsor licences.