Chambers and Partners 2024

Chambers and Partners 2024

Cartwright King Ranked in Chambers and Partners 2024 Edition

The Chambers and Partners 2024 rankings have now been published and we are pleased to announce that Cartwright King has been ranked with our East Midlands and West Midlands departments receiving prestigious band 1 rankings.

This is a great achievement and could not have been reached without the hard work of everyone at Cartwright King. Congratulations to the crime, financial crime, and mental health departments and to John Allchin for his ‘Band 1’ ranking in the Chambers and Partners 2024 Edition.

The breakdown of our rankings can be seen below:

Cartwright King Band 1 Rankings

Crime – East Midlands

What the Team is Known For

Cartwright King’s East Midland’s Crime department offers a highly regarded criminal law practice in Nottingham and Derby. The team accepts legal aid as well as privately funded instructions, representing clients primarily in financial and drug-re- lated criminal cases. It also has notable skill in complex, multi-handed murder trials.

Team Strengths

Chambers and Partners quotes the East Midland’s team strengths as the following: “the team is meticulously professional in its approach to cases and clients” and “Cartwright King has great experience across the full spectrum of criminal offences and has an eye for proper client care.”

James Bainbridge Named a Notable Practitioner and Key Contact

Chambers and Partners names James Bainbridge, Cartwright King’s Head of Crown Court department, as a ‘key contact for clients’ and a ‘notable practitioner.’

Crime – West Midlands

Chambers and Partners quotes the West Midland’s team strengths as the following: “the team is meticulously professional in its approach to cases and clients” and,“Cartwright King has great experience across the full spectrum of criminal offences and has an eye for proper client care.”

What the Team is Known For

Cartwright King’s West Midlands crime department offers a highly regarded criminal law practice in Birmingham. The team represents defendants in regulatory and financial crime matters, with particular expertise in bribery, money laundering and fraud cases. The firm accepts both legal aid and private instructions.

Team Strengths

Chambers and Partners quotes the West Midland’s team strengths as the following: “the team demonstrates a deep understanding of legal concepts and regulations” and, “the team has in-depth knowledge and breadth of experience, particularly on financial crime.”

John Allchin Named a Notable Practitioner and Key Contact

Chambers and Partners names John Allchin, Cartwright King’s Senior Associate at our Birmingham office, as a ‘key contact for clients’ and a ‘notable practitioner.’

Cartwright King Band 2 Rankings

Crime – North West

What the Team is Known For

Cartwright King’s North West crime department is a team of criminal law experts able to handle a variety of matters including murder. The firm also has particular expertise in cases involving financial crimes, including fraud and money laundering, and is well versed at appearing in prosecutions involving HMRC. It acts for private funded clients as well as those using legal aid.

Team Strengths

Chambers and Partners quote the North West team strengths as the following: “Cartwright King’s client service is very hands-on.”

Laura Smith Named a Notable Practitioner and Key Contact

Chambers and Partners names Laura Smith, Cartwright King’s Head of corporate, financial and serious crime department, as a ‘key contact for clients’ and a ‘notable practitioner.’

Cartwright King Band 3 Rankings

Financial Crime – The Regions

What the Team is Known For

Cartwright King has a recognised and high-quality criminal defence practice with offices around the UK. It has noted expertise in SFO investigations and is deeply experienced advising on financial criminal matters involving allegations of tax irregularities, rate manipulation and bribery. It also has significant expertise in cyber crime and money laundering.

Laura Smith Named a Notable Practitioner and Key Contact

Chambers and Partners names Laura Smith, Cartwright King’s Head of corporate, financial and serious crime department, as a ‘key contact for clients’ and a ‘notable practitioner.’

Health and Welfare – UK-wide

What the Team is Known For

The team adeptly handles deprivation of liberty matters as well as complex mental health cases. The firm directly represents individuals, particularly those lacking capacity, and their family members. Team members are able to draw on the firm’s expertise in criminal, family and mental health law.

Tim Lumb Named a Notable Practitioner and Key Contact

Chambers and Partners names Tim Lumb, Cartwright King’s Head of Mental Health, department, as a ‘key contact for clients’ and a ‘notable practitioner.’

Chambers and Partners 2024 Recognised Solicitors

John Allchin Ranked a Band 1 Solicitor

John Allchin is a solicitor at Cartwight King in Birmingham. He acts for clients in financial crime and proceeds of crime matters. John has particular experience in fraud, money laundering and tax evasion cases.

Chambers and Partners’ 2024 Edition quotes John’s strengths as the following:

“His deep understanding of the industry, coupled with his extensive knowledge and expertise, allows him to tackle complex challenges with ease.”

– quoted by Chambers and Partners 2024 Edition.

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