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Jonathan Roberts

Jonathan Roberts

Jonathan Roberts 'gives sensible, pragmatic advice' - The Legal 500 2019

Jonathan Roberts... ‘outstanding qualities include incredible commercial acumen and an ability to solve the most intractable of cases’ - The Legal 500 2017

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP has ‘excellent teams’ that are ‘dynamic and result-driven’. Rudi Ramdarshan is ‘a formidable litigator’ and Jonathan Roberts provides ‘strong backbone’ to the team. - The Legal 500 2016

Jonathan Roberts shows ‘good depth of knowledge’ - The Legal 500 2015

‘painstaking and accurate’ - The Legal 500 2015

Jonathan Roberts has ‘a keen eye for the commerciality of a settlement'- The Legal 500 2014

'Excellent all round advice and service.’

'I am very grateful to Mr. Roberts for steering my charity through a difficult time for us in an extremely professional and efficient manner'

'Very much enjoy working with RFB feel we get sound commercial advice, in good time at a very fair price. Thanks.'

'I was informed of my right and appropriate questions were asked of me. Throughout I was dealt with, with sympathy, understanding and kindness and I left feeling that my confidence had been restored.'

'Outstanding professionalism and stellar performance carried out in a systematic, amiable and timely manner acting in the best interest of the client.'

John O'Callaghan

John O'Callaghan

‘The whole experience from start to end has been more successful than we expected. Without doubt this is because of the great service, advice, and attention we have received from you. We especially appreciate periodic updates we have received, the diligence that has been applied to all aspects of the transaction, the approach taken in dealing with other parties, and your keen scrutiny of the bills you received from the solicitors acting for the freeholder and intermediate landlord. The overall result is excellent.’

‘We were delighted with the help you gave us and have already recommended you to friends. Thank you!’

‘I had an excellent experience and will gladly recommend the firm to others and instruct again in the future.’

‘Thank you very much for your help regarding the purchase of my property, which was dealt with in a professional and efficient manner.’

'I was very satisfied with your prompt, attentive and extremely helpful guidance.'

‘John O’Callaghan 'is a real expert in his field and knows his game' - The Legal 500 2019

‘Key figures include practice co-head John O'Callaghan, whose ‘25 years’ experience ensure that the most complex cases proceed with speed’ - The Legal 500 2017

‘A poised and rational presence in the most difficult of situations - The Legal 500 2013

John O’Callaghan is ‘intelligent, experienced and reassuring’ – The Legal 500 2013

‘Very solid in his knowledge, ...objective in his advice’ The Legal 500 2012

Rakeebah Rahim

Rakeebah Rahim

‘Managing partner Rakeebah Rahim has ‘a great track record and is amazingly organised’ – The Legal 500 2019

‘Managing partner Rakeebah Rahim is ‘a real strategic thinker who is always five steps ahead of the opposition’ – The Legal 500 2017

Piers Desser leads Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s ‘professional and reputable’ crime practice. The group deals with most aspects of serious crime and specialises in pre-charge investigations. Rakeebah Rahim and Deniz Oguzkanli are also key contacts. - The Legal 500 2016

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s ‘excellent’ fraud team is headed by Rakeebah Rahim and includes Deniz Oguzkanli. The firm has been involved in a number of fraud-related extradition cases of late. - The Legal 500 2016

The strong team at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP, which includes Rakeebah Rahim, ... specialises in complex bank fraud work’ – The Legal 500 2015

‘Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s team, which includes Rakeebah Rahim, ... is best known for its experience in high-value, complex cross-border disputes.’ – The Legal 500 2014

‘works tirelessly, and is very efficient’. The Legal 500 2013

'...tremendously capable. At the helm of a “very strong” practice’. The Legal 500 2012

Deniz Oguzkanli

Deniz Oguzkanli

'The service provided to me throughout the course of my case was excellent. I was very pleased with the outcome. I will definitely recommend you to anyone who requires legal assistance.'

'sure-footed’ The 2012 Legal 500

‘extremely competent’ The 2013 Legal 500

‘Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s team, which includes Rakeebah Rahim, Deniz Oguzkanli and Anna Buch, is best known for its experience in high-value, complex cross-border disputes.’ – Legal 500 2014

‘committed, and excellent with clients' – Legal 500 2014

The strong team at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP, which includes Rakeebah Rahim, Deniz Oguzkanli and Anna Buch, specialises in complex bank fraud work’ – Legal 500 2015

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s ‘excellent’ fraud team is headed by Rakeebah Rahim and includes Deniz Oguzkanli. The firm has been involved in a number of fraud-related extradition cases of late.The Legal 500 2016

Deniz Oguzkanli ‘is known for his expertise in human trafficking matters’; brilliant for export control and sanctions matters’.The Legal 500 2017

'personable and reassuring’ The Legal 500 2019

Sarah Hung

Sarah Hung

'If you want to get your deal done quickly, efficiently and with full communication then Ronald Fletcher Baker is the firm. Ask specifically for Sarah Hung and her team and she will make sure the deal will go through. As for my case on Sharia law lending on a £5m building I believe this was one of the hardest deal to conveyance and has taken six months to conclude; but RFB (Sarah and her team) has been with me all the way even working and taking telephone conferences at midnight to make sure the deal completes in time. I can't thank RFB more - I will definitely be back with more business.' - Jonathan, YuGroupCorporation

‘Sarah Hung and Paul Cain are praised by clients for their 'great technical knowledge and strategic ability' - The Legal 500 2018

‘The practice is particularly known for its expertise in hotel-and-leisure related matters, with practice co-head Sarah Hung who ‘really knows the restaurant industry’, displaying ‘great attention to detail’ - The Legal 500 2017

‘Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s ‘excellent, problem-solving’ team is led by John O’Callaghan and Sarah Hung, who have ‘in-depth knowledge’. -- The Legal 500 2016.

‘uncompromising thoroughness’ ‘painstaking and accurate’, ‘pleasant to deal with’ The Legal 500 2015

‘clever and commercial' with ‘excellent communication skills' The Legal 500 2014.

‘...fluent in Cantonese,' '...understands Chinese culture’ The Legal 500 2013

‘Thank you very much for your help. You are a great professional.’

'Thank you very much for your service, we have been extremely satisfied and hope to use you again in the future.'

'Generally excellent, Sarah is superbly attentive and responsive.'

Rudi Ramdarshan

'Rudi and his assistants have responded extremely efficiently to all my calls and requests. The response time is very impressive.'

'Rudi’s business acumen is very high – offering commercially pragmatic and tough advice, which is what you need as a business owner.'

'Rudi is a first rate commercial litigator. His practical and careful advice has saved our company a lot of time and money.'

'The team at Ronald Fletcher Baker is strong in industry knowledge.'

'Rudi Ramdarshan combines a very strong and confident knowledge of company and employment law with an excellent attention to detail that gives a company real confidence in the fact the he genuinely understands his clients’ needs and desires to help them achieve successful outcomes.'

.Rudi is a careful adviser who examines all the issues before giving advice. He is very hands on, getting to really understand how the company works and a strategic thinker that inspires great confidence that the company will reach the best result.'

'The problems Rudi has been given have been extremely challenging but he has handled all the issues carefully and sensitively and with excellent outcomes.'

'Rudi is a real asset in solving company problems and I feel my company has particularly benefited from his advice.'

'The team fights very hard for my company and I have no hesitation in recommending them to others.'

David Burns

'Exceptional solution focused solicitor with a sharp eye for detail. David takes complicated matters and makes them work for you'

Piers Desser

'He provided me with excellent legal advice, which in the end led to a very satisfactory resolution of my case. In securing this outcome he demonstrated great negotiation skills and a shrewd understanding of the prosecution's motives and incentives. More than anything I would like to commend Mr Desser for his great human touch. He was infallible in his moral support to me and my wife. Mr Desser went beyond the call of duty in always being understanding and compassionate towards us.'

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is ‘singled out by its attention to detail and well deserved reputation for tenaciousness’. The firm advises on a broad range of serious crime matters. Managing partner Rakeebah Rahim has ‘a great track record and is amazingly organised’, she is supported by the ‘personable and reassuring’ Deniz Oguzkanli and Piers Desser who is ‘a very astute and considered lawyer’ - The Legal 500 2019

Piers Desser is ‘a safe pair of hands in all cases’. – The Legal 500 2017

Piers Desser leads Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP’s ‘professional and reputable’ crime practice. The group deals with most aspects of serious crime and specialises in pre-charge investigations. - The Legal 500 2016

Simon Lawrence

Simon Lawrence

‘Excellent, professional service.’

'As always excellent service by Simon Lawrence.'

'The best man working for you. Simon Lawrence is very good at his job.'

Simon has been excellent throughout our dealing with him, I could not have found a better solicitor, we would definitely use your firm in the future.

‘Always provides exceptional service' – The Legal 500 2019

Simon Lawrence, who frequently leads on deals, is ‘calm, knowledgeable and impressively speedy’ as well as ‘highly sought after for his expertise in development and hotels’. – The Legal 500 2017

The ‘super-reliable’ Simon Lawrence was particularly active and advised on a number of high-value deals in the hotels and leisure sector. - The Legal 500 2016

Simon Lawrence 'handled some key matters in 2014 for Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP, including work for expanding Lebanese restaurant chain Comptoir Libanais' - The Legal 500 2015

‘Excellent communication skills' Legal 500 2014

'commercially aware', 'very experienced’ The 2013 Legal 500

Adebola Mayungbe

'With all the help and advice I would gladly recommend the firm.'

Afsheen Nasr

'I could not imagine having a better solicitor guiding me through this process not once, but twice. You were always patient, professional, and an absolute joy to work with. I felt very supported and confident throughout this process. I especially appreciate that you knew I had a time pressure to complete these two sales so you consistently applied the right amount of pressure while also reassuring an anxious me. I hope you know how much that helped me and also that you are very talented at your profession.'

'I feel blessed that I had such great support at such a stressful time in my life.'

'Very professional service. Always willing to go the extra mile'

Rebecca Roberts

Rebecca Roberts

‘It was a pleasure to have Rebecca act on my behalf in dealing with my settlement agreement – she was very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. I would have no hesitation in highly recommending the firm to others.’

‘Rebecca Roberts did a great job in acting for us under very difficult circumstances.’

‘Rebecca Roberts was professional and very prompt, but also didn’t forget the fact you’re dealing with human beings.’

‘Rebecca was extremely helpful and explained the whole contract to me.’

'It was a pleasure to deal with Rebecca who was very helpful throughout the matter and achieved the desired result. Many thanks.'

City office

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP
326 Old Street
London EC1V 9DR

020 7613 1402

020 7613 2711  

West End office

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP
77A Baker Street
London W1U 6RF
DX: 42722 Oxford Circus North

020 7467 5757

020 7467 5758

Manchester office

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP
111 Piccadilly
Manchester M1 2HY

DX: 6967003 Manchester 94 M

0161 694 4404

0161 638 0930

Exeter office

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP
3rd Floor
The Senate
Southernhay Gardens
Exeter EX1 1UG

01392 715311

020 7613 2711

Istanbul Office

Ronald Fletcher Baker
Danismanlik Hizmetleri Avukatlik Ortakligi

Hakki Yeten Caddesii
Selenium Plaza, No:10 C
K:16, Fulya Sokak
Sisli, Istanbul.

07736 364222

Emergency number

07517 129548

Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Company number OC345891

City office ID 512598
West End office ID 523362.
Manchester office ID 630156

V.A.T. registration number: 2206798 63VAT

"Partner" denotes a senior member of the LLP or an employee with the equivalent standing.

PII cover - QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited and others. For further details please contact Rakeebah Rahim

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