Stokoe is a criminal litigation practice that specialises in defending very serious crime. We work in all types of crime, with particular expertise in serious fraud, proceeds of crime, money laundering, drug trafficking, extradition, and bribery and corruption cases.
The practice consistently attracts high profile work that is prosecuted by bodies such as the Inland Revenue, HM Revenue & Customs, The Serious Fraud Office and the Department of Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, as well as the Crown Prosecution Service.
Our criminal defence lawyers have been involved in many of the leading cases of recent years and our experience is invaluable in representing individuals charged with crimes.
Chambers & Partners describe Stokoe as a “popular choice for a range of serious criminal matters”.
Our firm has a well-established history of defending serious criminal allegations and this experience ensures your case is given the care and attention it deserves.
The firm is widely recognised for its commitment to fiercely defending its clients and ensuring they receive the highest standard of client care. The commitment and attention to detail of our lawyers is well known and respected amongst clients, fellow professionals and members of the judiciary.
"With an ‘increasing presence’, Stokoe Partnership Solicitors’ practice acts for a number of individuals on a wide range of fraud matters. It defended Martin Power, formerly one of the UK’s most wanted criminals, and who fled to Spain, in a mortgage fraud trial. Practice head Bambos Tsiattalou is regarded as an ‘incredible rainmaker’. Amjid Jabbar is also recommended."
The Legal 500 2015
"Bambos Tsiattalou has unrivalled experience in handling complex, serious criminal cases of all kinds and combines tactical brilliance with a mixture of wisdom, great judgment, calmness and good humour. He demands the highest standards and knows how to build a team of solicitors and counsel capable of delivering exactly what his client requires. In times of trouble, he is the man to see."
"The Stoke Partnership is an outstanding firm of criminal lawyers with vast experience in complex, serious criminal cases from business crime and fraud to murder, robbery and drug trafficking at both trial and appellate level. They also have real expertise in criminal confiscation, civil recovery, restraint orders and all issues arising from the Proceeds of Crime Act as well as an impressive track record in challenging search warrants and other intrusive measures. Led by Bambos Tsiattalou, the firm provides a highly personalised, supportive service to all clients and always go the extra mile to achieve the best possible result."
Bambos Tsiattalou, Founding Partner
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Our lawyers have been involved in many of the leading cases of recent years and our experience is invaluable in representing individuals charged with crimes.