Stacey Mabrouk – Head of Finance and Operations
Stacey joined Olliers in 2003 and qualified as a solicitor in 2008. She is responsible for all aspects of financial and operational compliance and is the firm’s COLP and COFA. She ensures the entire firm adheres to Olliers’ Service Pledge overseeing all aspects of our processes and procedures leading to optimum levels of client care.
Serious crime/fraud specialist solicitor
Stacey was recommended in the 2019 edition of the Legal 500 as being ‘always mindful of achieving the best outcome for the client’. She is classed as a ‘recommended individual’ in the Legal 500 2020.
Stacey currently heads up our general Crown Court department. She manages a varied case load with prosecutions brought by the Crown Prosecution Service, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, the Serious Fraud Office and the Serious Organised Crime Agency. She is greatly experienced in dealing with cases at the police station in the primary investigation stage.
Her case load involves allegations of s.18 assaults, rape, serious sexual offences and drug offences. Stacey also has substantial experience on larger scale cases such as drug conspiracies and murder. Stacey has significant experience in fraud and financial crime prosecutions and started her career working on one of the largest HMRC VAT fraud prosecutions of recent years.
Stacey is regularly instructed in relation to sexual allegations such as rape, historical sexual abuse, sexual communication and indecent image cases together with specialist barristers that she has built up a successful working relationship with over a number of years. Her methodical approach and persistence with issues of disclosure has led to successful outcomes for her clients.
Pre Charge Representations / Interviews under caution
Stacey is greatly experienced in dealing with cases at the police station in the primary investigation stage. This involves representing clients in interview, advising clients post interview and prior to charge, and conducting pre charge representations.
She is known for her pro-active approach during the ongoing investigation stage of a case and is regularly instructed to consider the issue of pre charge representations.
Stacey can only usually be instructed on a privately funded basis in relation to these matters.
- “Stacey was first class. It was the hardest and most challenging time in my life and Stacey was clear and logical in her approach. She was calm and honest and always approachable. I found that the best Solicitors will always work with the best Barristers and they will give you the best chance when you are in a really dark place.”
- “Stacey was a god send who knew my case inside out, explaining it in a simple manner that I could understand. She strived forward in defending me pursuing all the evidence available, she was also easily contactable whenever I was in need of advice. In my opinion she went above and beyond the call of duty and I couldn’t have gotten through the ordeal without her.”
- “Stacey is bright, dedicated with an admirable commitment to client care. Great case preparation – highly recommended.” Simon Blakebrough Counsel
- “I have worked with Stacey on several cases as Counsel and have had the chance to see her in action. Her ability with the clients is impressive and before the case has arrived with me, her preparation and management of even the very complex cases is noticeable. I highly recommend her to those considering instructing her.” Phillip Tsalikis Counsel
- “The team includes the ‘practical’ Stacey Mabrouk, who heads the general Crown Court department and is ‘always mindful of achieving the best outcome for the client’. Mabrouk’s caseload involves allegations of violent assaults, serious sexual offences and drug offences involving possession, production and supply.” Legal 500 2019 edition
- 2020: R v R, Represented defendant in a multi-handed case involving serious allegations of conspiracy to rob and burgle with goods stolen in excess of £1.3million.
- 2020: R v T, Represented a defendant charged with s.47 assault. After lengthy discussions with the Crown no evidence was offered and the defendant was found not guilty.
- 2019: R v G, Minshull Street Crown Court, The defendant faced allegations of S.18 assault following a stabbing. After lengthy negotiations between the defence and prosecution the prosecution accepted a plea to a lesser offence of s.20 assault and the defendant was sentenced to 20 months imprisonment.
- 2019: R v B, Manchester Crown Court, Represented a defendant acquitted following trial for offences of S.18 Assault, S.20 Assault and Possession of an offensive weapon.
- 2019: R v M, Olliers were successful in the Court of Appeal in reducing a sentence imposed for a s.18 assault involving a stabbing in custody from an extended sentence to a fixed determine sentence.
- 2019: R v H, Manchester Crown Court. The defendant faced charges of s.18 assault. Olliers were successful in negotiations with the prosecution and the charges were reduced to s.20 assault. The defendant was ultimately sentenced to a suspended sentence order.
- 2019: R v H. Represented a defendant charged with fraud by false representation involving a large number of complainants.
- 2018: R v S. Represented defendant accused of fraud against a vulnerable complainant and was successful in securing an acquittal.
- 2018: Operation Friction. Represented defendant facing charges of Conspiracy to Supply Class A and B drugs total value in excess of £1m. Read more
- 2018: Manchester Crown Court – Operation Speedway. Represented defendant part of a multi handed operation for offences of conspiracy to commit robbery and money laundering. Read more
- 2017: R v M. Acted for defendant charged with conspiracy to commit criminal damage. Read more
- 2017: R v R and others. Acted for defendants charged with conspiracy to commit robbery. Read more
- 2017: R v K. Acted for defendant charged with conspiracy to commit child sex offences. Read more
- 2017: R v M. Secured an end to the proceedings for a defendant charged with conspiracy to participate in the criminal activities of an organised crime group. Read more
- 2017: R v C. Represented defendant charged with assault . Read more
- 2017: R v T – Stafford Crown Court , Nov 17. Secured acquittal for defendant charged with GBH
- R v M: Bolton Crown Court. Conspiracy to supply Class A drugs: http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/bolton-trio-jailed-after-cocaine-7473691
- R v A: Manchester Crown Court. Conspiracy to commit fraud: http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-29997962
- R v M: Manchester Crown Court. Arson attempt on Manchester Town Hall: http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/maciej-maciejewski-firebombed-manchester-town-7510288
- R –v– G – Manchester Crown Court – acted for defendant charged with number of street robberies: http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/violent-gang-teenage-girls-robbed-7841850
- R –v– D Manchester Crown Court, acted for defendant charged with aggravated burglary and robbery: https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/caught-red-handed-robber-snared-7899170