Stokoe Partnership Solicitors are pleased to have been ranked in the Chambers UK 2020 Guide.
A full list of the rankings and comments can be found below.
Stokoe Partnership have been ranked in Band 3 for Crime, and as a ‘Recognised Practitioner’ for POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture.
“Dedicated criminal defence boutique noted for its expert handling of serious crime cases, including murder, armed robbery, drug importation and FGM charges. Also advises on organised crime investigations. Adept at handling matters relating to cybercrime and hacking. Acts for both privately funded and legal aid clients. Further strength in handling criminal appellate work.”
A source considers this to be “a very reliable firm that provides a top service.”
Another reports: “They were incredible – the whole experience from start to finish was fantastic.”
Bambos Tsiattalou is ranked as follows:
Crime (London) – Band 1
“Bambos Tsiattalou is the founding partner of the firm and a former barrister with vast expertise in handling criminal defence proceedings. He advises on a range of complex cases involving heavyweight charges of armed robbery, drugs conspiracy, firearms possession and murder. He receives high praise for his impressive case-handling skills, with a client saying: “He was astonishing – he oversaw everything, nothing could get through the net.””
Financial Crime: Individuals – Band 4
“Bambos Tsiattalou is recognised for his expert handling of financial crime cases, including fraud and corruption investigations. Sources describe him as “coolness personified” and “a strategic thinker who simplifies complex matters.””
Amjid Jabbar is ranked in Band 3 for POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture.
“Amjid Jabbar is experienced in POCA cases, particularly criminal and civil recovery proceedings relating to transactional and fiscal fraud, as well as money laundering. An impressed client says: “His commitment and his knowledge of proceedings are beyond reproach.”
Brian Swan is ranked is in Band 4 for Crime (London) and is a ‘Recognised Practitioner’ for POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture.
“Brian Swan is a “hard-working and very thorough” criminal defence lawyer with experience across a broad remit of cases related to drugs importation, robbery and perverting the course of justice. He is skilled at managing complex cross-border investigations.”
The firm’s rankings and commentary in Chambers and Partners can be found here.