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Business Crime: What Others Say

At JMW, the service our business crime and regulation team provides has been recognised by several leading law industry authorities. Scroll down to find out what others have said about JMW.

Chambers and Partners 2024

Financial Crime

What the team is known for: JMW Solicitors has a well-known financial crime practice in Manchester. The firm advises on investigations by bodies including the FCA and SFO as well as defending clients in alleged breaches of trading standards and prosecutions for tax fraud. It has noted expertise in money laundering cases and is also knowledgeable in POCA work.

Police Law

What the team is known for: JMW Solicitors has an expert Manchester-based team that represents both serving and retired individual officers in a variety of police law matters. It regularly advises on inquests and misconduct proceedings, as well as allegations of sexual assault and perverting the course of justice.


Crime: General Crime and Fraud

JMW Solicitors LLP’s business crime and regulation practice boasts a strong team of highly experienced lawyers who ‘always demonstrate exceptional commitment to their cases, providing very high quality, comprehensive, and efficient service.’ The group has a particular reputation for its work in white-collar crime and pre-charge advice, as well as in relation to alleged financial wrongdoing, including fraud, investigations and inquests, professional misconduct, sexual wrongdoing claims, and defence of motoring offences. Drawing on over 35 years’ experience, Ian Lewis is the key contact for professional regulatory discipline and fitness to practice proceedings, while Mike Rainford is a specialist in complex fraud and VAT evasion matters. Sam Healey is a‘ standout, heavyweight performer, who is absolutely exceptional, strong, strategic and assiduous in all of his work.’ 


Crime: General

JMW Solicitors LLP is led by financial and business crime specialist Daniel Martin, who is lauded by clients as an ‘excellent strategist‘ with ‘an eye for detail‘. The practice, which includes serious sexual assault specialist Amy Shaffron, regularly assists clients in cases of organised crime, conspiracy to murder, complex fraud, and EncroChat matters. Senior associate Ben Hall is also a key name within the team.

Private Prosecutions

The ‘highly experienced’ team at JMW Solicitors LLP sits within the firm’s national crime, financial crime and investigations group and advises on criminal defence matters, fraud and private prosecutions. Daniel Martin, who took over leadership of the practice in 2022, is a name for financial and business crime, regulatory investigations, and serious and organised crime cases. Amy Shaffron is another key practitioner who acts for both corporates and individuals on fraud, money laundering, tax evasion and bribery and corruption; she is experienced in investigations brought by the SFO.

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