The Legal 500: Reeds Solicitors Recommended as a Top-Tier Firm

‘Reeds is a professionally run, large organisation but continues to provide a personalised service’ writes The Legal 500 this week as the 2022 edition results are announced. The leading criminal defence and multi-disciplinary firm Reeds Solicitors is recommended as a TOP-TIER FIRM in 2 practice areas and is recommended in a further 3 practice areas. […]

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UK Sanctions on Belarus

UK Sanctions Against Belarus: Neil Williams speaks to Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence

The UK has imposed a “significant new package” of economic sanctions on Belarus. Covering trade, financial and aviation sectors the sanctions have been announced on the one-year anniversary of the fraudulent election of President, Alexander Lukashenko. The UK’s move has been co-ordinated with similar decisions from U.S., Canada and the EU in response to the […]

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Top Rate Business and Serious Crime Lawyer Joins Reeds Solicitors

Serious and Business Crime Solicitor Neil Williams joins Reeds Solicitors as Deputy Head of Complex Crime nationally, and Head of London Complex Crime. Neil is acknowledged as one of the leading solicitors in the fields of business and serious crime. Throughout his career he has built a wealth of experience in dealing with large scale […]

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Reeds Solicitors Sponsor Charity Hope & Vision

It is a pleasure to announce Reeds Solicitors sponsorship of charity Hope & Vision. The charity’s vision is to help those leaving prison to pursue a better life. It offers services and accommodation aimed at assisting rehabilitation and re-joining the community. Hope & Vision provides community living to people that have demonstrated willingness to change. […]

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Reeds named as 2021 “Top Tier” firm for crime in Legal 500

The Legal 500 results are always hotly anticipated, and Reeds were proud and delighted to have been recognised as a “Top Tier” firm for its crime practice within both the South East and South West regions, as well as having been promoted in the rankings to Tier 3 in the notoriously competitive London region.  In addition, […]

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Wigan Lose Points Deduction Appeal

Wigan Lose Points Deduction Appeal Jeremy Moore – head of sports law   Wigan’s relegation from the Championship to League 1 of the EFL was confirmed yesterday when and independent arbitration panel ruled against their appeal.  Wigan were challenging the 12 point penalty imposed after the club were placed into administration by their owner, Au Yeung, only four weeks after he took control of the club.  […]

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Newcastle’s Saudi takeover bid fails

Newcastle’s Saudi takeover bid fails Jeremy Moore – Head of Sports Law   It was announced last week that, much to the consternation of Newcastle fans, a proposed takeover by PCP Capital Partners (Saudi Arabia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund) had failed after the fund decided to withdraw their bid.  This will come as a massive blow to those […]

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Proceedings commenced against Fifa president

Breaking News – Proceedings commenced against Fifa president   Jeremy moore – head of sports law   Swiss prosecutors have launched legal proceedings against FIFA president Gianni Infantino in relation to an alleged secret meeting he had with Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber.  A special prosecutor Stefan Keller was appointed last month to review criminal complaints against the […]

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Acquittal at Uxbridge Magistrates Court in HS2 protest case

Abigail Ashford of our City of London office represented Laura Hughes of the Extinction Rebellion movement; who was today acquitted alongside her Co-Defendant at Uxbridge Magistrates Court; having been charged with an offence of aggravated trespass, following their participation in a protest against the proposed “HS2” project, back in December 2018. Full details of the case […]

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Reeds wins Regulatory & White Collar Crime Team of the Year Award

Reeds wins Regulatory & White Collar Crime Team of the Year Award   We are delighted to have won the “Regulatory & White Collar Crime Team of the Year” award at the Wales Legal Awards! We could not be more proud of our dedicated and hard working staff. The Judges noted that it was our […]

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Reeds Crime Team shortlisted in Wales Legal Awards

The Crime Team at our Cardiff office were delighted to have been shortlisted for Criminal Team of the Year in this year’s Wales Legal Awards; “established to celebrate the success of those practising in and providing services to the legal profession”. Winners will be announced at a ceremony on 17 May 2019. A full list of all […]

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Sarah Griffith-Jones named one of “30 young lawyers to watch”

Solicitor and Team Leader for our mental health department, Sarah Griffiths-Jones, has been named one of Wales Online‘s 30 young lawyers to watch. The newspaper commented, “Sarah is one of just 30 accredited mental health solicitors in Wales, approved by the Law Society to represent patients detained under the Mental Health Act. Sarah has experience in […]

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Reeds Solicitors retain Band 1 status in Chambers & Partners 2019

This years’ Chambers & Partners UK rankings have been released, and Reeds were delighted to have retained our status as a Band 1 firm in the Oxford and surrounds and Bristol and surrounds regions for crime. Chambers & Partners UK “highlights the best law firm departments and solicitors across the country, with rankings across all regions of England, Northern Ireland, […]

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Reeds recognised in the 2018 Legal 500 rankings

The Legal 500 is the leading guide to law firms in the UK. Published annually, the Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms, utilising research drawn from client feedback, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading lawyers in private practice. The results are always eagerly awaited, and this year has been no exception. We are proud and delighted that […]

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Reeds win award for the second year running

Reeds were delighted to have been announced as this year’s Client Choice winners of Corporate INTL‘s Global Award for Financial Crime Law Firm of the Year in England.  Corporate INTL’s annual awards “mark excellence for the world’s leading advisers and financiers in an array of countries and continents”. This is the second time that Reeds have been […]

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An interview with… award winning barrister Alistair Grainger

Following his recent Bar Council Award for “Employed Advocate of the Year”, Alistair Grainger, barrister in our Oxford chambers, was interviewed by Counsel Magazine, along with the other deserving winners from this year’s awards ceremony. A link to the full article can be found by clicking the link below:- Counsel Employed Bar Awards 2018

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Magistrates with Convictions: A New Reach for Diversity

With only 12% of Magistrates identifying themselves as black or of other ethnic minority backgrounds and with 55% magistrates currently over the age of 60, it is clear that magistrates’ benches across the UK are in dire need of diversity. Speaking to the press this week, Chair of the Magistrates’ Association John Bache addressed a […]

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Tommy Robinson – Full Judgment and Summary

JUDGMENT  The judgment of the Court is to dismiss the appeal in respect of the committal for contempt at Canterbury Crown Court and to allow the appeal in respect of the committal for contempt at Leeds Crown Court. The appellant is granted bail and the matter of contempt at Leeds Crown Court is remitted to […]

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Alistair Grainger wins at Bar Council Awards 2018

The winners of the 2018 Bar Council‘s Employed Barristers Awards were announced last Friday, 29 June 2018 at a black tie event held at the Imperial War Museum in London.  Alistair Grainger of the Oxford branch of our integrated chambers, was thrilled to have been named as their Employed Advocate of the Year at the prestigious ceremony. This is the […]

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Reeds are double award winners

The New Year has barely begun, but Reeds Solicitors have already been announced as the winners of two awards. Reeds were delighted to have been announced as the winner of Financial Criminal Law Firm of the Year – England by Lawyer International – Legal 100 – 2018.  Lawyer International “select 100 leading professional firms and individuals, […]

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Reeds named as winner of International Advisory Experts Award 2018

Reeds were delighted to have been named as the winner of the 2018 International Advisory Experts Award for Criminal Law in England. International Advisory Experts is an alliance of established and experienced legal, financial and consulting firms globally, that are committed to providing their clients with specialist solutions for their international business requirements. The group currently […]

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Milton Keynes team help the homeless

Last Friday, 8th December 2017, members of our Milton Keynes office (and their children) packed up some parcels to hand out to the homeless men and women in the area, containing emergency gifts donated by the Reeds directors; including sanitary & hygiene items, food parcels, and hats and gloves. Over the last few weeks, the […]

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Reeds ranked in Chambers & Partners 2018

The 2018 edition of Chambers & Partners has now been published, and Reeds were delighted to have been ranked in Band 1 for our services in crime, in both the Oxford and surrounds and Bristol and surrounds regions. “Chambers and Partners identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in over 180 jurisdictions throughout the […]

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Reeds Solicitors recognised by Legal 500

The long awaited and much anticipated Legal 500 rankings for 2017 have been announced, and Reeds were delighted to have been ranked for its services within crime in the South East and South West regions, as well as the notoriously competitive London region. Several of our lawyers received individual recognition within the editorial. Of the South […]

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Reeds shortlisted for Law Society Excellence Awards 2017

Reeds are delighted to have been shortlisted for this years’ prestigious Law Society Excellence Awards for the 2017 “Excellence in Business Development” category. Winners will be announced at a black-tie awards event on 19 October 2017.

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Reeds announced as winners in annual GLE Awards

Reeds were delighted to have been announced as this years Global Law Experts (GLE) winners of the Award of Financial Criminal Law – Law Firm of the Year in England. GLE is a leading online resource for locating legal advisers across the globe.  Every year, GLE conduct an extensive nomination and research process for its […]

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Modern Law Awards – Crime Team of the Year Nomination

Modern Law Awards – Crime Team of the Year Reeds Solicitors was nominated for the Modern Law Award for Crime Team of the Year Nominations  

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