Highly ranked in the Legal 500 and with more than 75 years’ experience in the field, Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is one of the leading criminal litigation firms in the UK.
Our team of specialist lawyers provide a dynamic and strategic service to corporates and individuals requiring advice on business and financial crime, complex fraud and regulatory matters.
Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP enjoys an international reputation for excellence and the firm acts for clients in dispute with all investigating and prosecuting authorities.
A leader in investigation support, our lawyers assist clients with interviews-under-caution and throughout the litigation process. Whether under arrest at the police station, questioned informally, on bail or released under investigation, we provide a unique and positive approach to resisting inquiries by the police, HMRC, the Financial Conduct Authority, the Serious Fraud Office, local councils, the Insolvency Service and other authorities. Our skills are focused on bringing about a swift resolution before court action commences.
Financially related matters are a speciality. Account Freezing and Forfeiture Orders, cash seizures, restraint orders and proceeds of crime confiscation orders all form regular areas of practice. Described as “committed and excellent with clients” the firm is “best known for its experience in high-value, complex cross-border disputes”.
At the Magistrates’ Courts and the Crown Courts the team takes a tactical and forensic approach, supporting our clients to navigate the process and avoid any damaging consequences. Deeply established in the field, our professional network ensures the instruction of top-class barristers and experts.
The team has been described as being “tremendously capable”, “sure-footed”, “exemplary” and having lawyers who work “tirelessly” whilst going “over and above to ensure the best result for their clients”.
Our clients include governments, corporations and professional individuals. Working closely with our Corporate and Commercial Litigation Department, we steer our clients through complex legal proceedings while always offering assured standards of service and advice.
Our experienced team has the expertise to help with matters related to:
- Complex fraud and financial crime
- Proceeds of crime and money laundering
- Account Freezing and Forfeiture Orders
- Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs)
- Serious criminal litigation
- Regulatory offences
- Professional discipline
- Reputation management
- Bribery and Anti-Money Laundering offences
- International crime and extradition
- Private prosecutions
- Inquiries by the police, local councils and other authorities
- HMRC, FCA, Insolvency Service and SFO inquiries
“A cut above the rest and a force to be reckoned with”
“Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP have the benefit of real coalface experience, with a professionalism rarely found”
“They are committed to providing an excellent service to their clients”
“I trust the Criminal Litigation team completely, communication between the firm and the client is second to none.”