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Since the firm was established in 1976, Hughmans has dedicated its services to clients involved in civil or criminal proceedings. Aggressively supporting clients’ interests, Hughmans always strives to identify a position of advantage to maximise its chances of success.

Hughmans is recognised by both The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners as one of the leading criminal law firms in London. It has dealt with many high profile criminal and civil cases. The firm prides itself on its thorough preparation, planning and presentation of clients’ cases.

Individuals from the firm’s equally well respected civil department are recognised as leaders in their fields by Chambers & Partners and The Spear’s 500.

From its offices in the City of London, Hughmans operates nationally and internationally, providing legal services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Chambers & Partners recognises Hughmans as a “Boutique criminal practice experienced in dealing with wide-ranging serious cases. Noted for its defence of high-profile individuals charged with crimes such as sexual assault as well as those accused of organised crime offences. Also recommended for its significant appellate expertise.”

The firm’s clients say:-

“They consistently achieve results for their clients which would be beyond the expectation of a less diligent or talented team.”

“Very impressive, very professional and well organised, with good judgement.”

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FCA 2019 – 2020 Business Plan

The Financial Conduct Authority’s 2019 – 2020 business plan was published on the 17th of April 2019. It anticipates an extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime, which currently operates with respect to banks and insurers, to all firms that the FCA regulate. This will attempt to encourage firms to better identify where responsibility […]

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Office News

Hughmans Solicitors are moving offices on Monday the 15th of April 2019. After that date, our new address will be: Hughmans Solicitors LLP, 1st Floor Holborn Gate, 330 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7QT. From the afternoon of the 11th of April until Monday the 15th of April, a skeleton service will be operating while we […]

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Unexplained Wealth: A New Investigatory Tool

What is an Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO)? A UWO is a High Court order requiring a person to explain the nature and extent of their interest in a property and how it was obtained.  UWOs came into force on 31 January 2018. What happens if the person fails to comply? If the person fails to […]

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