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Ben Thomas

Head of Criminal Law

Ben is Head of the firm’s Criminal Department. He qualified as a Solicitor in 1993 and specialises in the preparation of cases of a more serious and/or complex nature, such as fraud, homicide, hijacking, drugs trafficking and serious sexual offending, throughout courts in England and Wales.

Ben has handled a number of high profile cases connected to media celebrities, sportsmen and politically sensitive issues. A feature of his practice has been the representation of foreign nationals before the courts in conjunction with lawyers of the client’s own nationality.

He was rated in Chambers and Partners Guide to the UK Legal Profession as “an excellent generalist with extensive experience across a wide spectrum of criminal work”.

From 2004-2009 Ben was a member and then senior member of the Legal Services Commission Peer Review Panel for Crime.

He is recognised as a fraud supervisor by the Legal Services Commission Very High Cost Case Unit.

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18th August 2020

£37million to compensate a negligently injured baby.

In August 2019 we wrote an article about an Inquest where a Coroner concluded that a baby died as a result of serious failings at Basildon Hospital in 2018. Ennis Pecaku was starved of oxygen and he stopped breathing during his delivery. His...

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24th July 2020

Saturday Surgery goes Remote

Our firm recognises that there are many people who need access to legal advice but feel that they are unable to do so because the Coronavirus pandemic.  We have listened to the views of our clients and so are introducing from 8st August 2020 a...

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Saturday Legal Clinic

Our Saturday Legal Clinic is open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm at our Romford and Barking offices. As Solicitors in Romford and Barking we want to ensure every potential client has the opportunity to have a free 15 minute consultation with a lawyer.

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