Ben Rose is the founding partner of Hickman & Rose, a boutique litigation firm which specialises in representing corporate and high value individuals facing criminal or regulatory prosecution.
A criminal defence solicitor of 28 years standing, Ben has acted for some of the world's biggest corporations as well as for their CEOs, directors and general counsel in criminal and regulatory cases worldwide.
He has also carved out a reputation for acting for high net worth and well-known individuals such politicians, celebrities entrepreneurs and their families in criminal cases which often constitute the biggest professional crises of their lives.
Calm, organised and completely strategic in his approach, Ben draws on a vast network of contacts – both domestic and abroad – to facilitate his clients’ legal needs. He has achieved significant success at the initial stage of an investigation by persuading law enforcement agencies not to proceed with unmerited charges.
Ben has been able to deal even the most sensational cases with discretion. Despite their high public profile, many of his clients are anonymous.
As well as criminal legal matters, Ben provides legal advice in relation to money laundering and Proceeds of Crime matters .
He is a member of the Times Law Panel, a former chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the International Bar Association and a founder of the youth charity Grit (https://grit.org.uk/).