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Specialist Criminal Defence and Regulatory Lawyers
Olliers Solicitors is firmly established as one of the UK’s leading criminal defence and regulatory law firms specialising in the defence of individuals, businesses and other organisations across a broad range of corporate and financial crime, regulatory breaches, serious crime, sexual offences professional discipline, inquests and public inquiries.
The firm also has expertise in pro-actively representing clients during the pre-charge investigative stages of a criminal allegation. Nationally, few firms can match our experience and expertise. We are based in Manchester with facilities in London and our client base is nationwide.
In 2023 Olliers won the award for Crime Team of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards for the sixth time. In 2022 we were awarded Law Firm of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards for the second year in a row.
Our senior lawyers are all leaders in their field. Olliers is ranked by both the leading guides to the profession – the Legal 500 2024 and Chambers Guide 2024. We are a Times Best Law Firm 2024.
Our Managing Director Matthew Claughton is the 2023 Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Criminal Lawyer of the Year. Matthew is also the only two-time Partner of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards most recently in 2021. Seven of our lawyers are singled out for mention by the Legal 500.