Maria Theodoulou has been a Partner at Stokoe Partnership since 2004 having joined the Practice as a trainee in 1997.
She oversees all branches of Stokoe Partnership Solicitors, ensuring that the Firm’s high standards and ethos are carried through by each member of the Team. She has overseen the rapid expansion of the Practice.
Maria has a solid and strong track record as a criminal defence lawyer with a passion for defending her client’s interests. Maria specialises in all types of criminal defence matters, often those attracting media attention. She has considerable expertise in defending serious cases involving allegations of murder, armed robbery and conspiracy to supply large scale Class A drugs.
Maria is ranked as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in The Legal 500 UK 2022 Guide where she is described as “an excellent tactician and adviser to clients, always knows the best strategy.’ She is recognised for “her work ethic and dedication. She is a fighter, the sort of person who inspires confidence by simply just being part of the team”, and is praised for her “ability to think around corners”.
‘Maria Theodoulou deals almost exclusively with private clients. They love her work ethic and dedication. She is a fighter, the sort of person who inspires confidence by simply just being part of the team.’ – The Legal 500 UK 2022
‘Maria Theodoulou is an excellent tactician and adviser to clients, always knows the best strategy.’ – The Legal 500 UK 2022
Maria Theodoulou is recognised as a Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 UK 2019 Guide for ‘Fraud: White Collar Crime’. The Guide notes that Maria has “huge experience and is great with clients”.