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Hamnett Osborne Tisshaw Solicitors

Firm: Hamnett Osborne Tisshaw Solicitors

Postal address: 3 Hereford House, Massetts Road, Horley, Surrey, RH6 7PR (Map)

Telephone:01293 220768 (Emergency Telephone:)07810 883667

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Specialisms: Fraud; Financial Crime; Murder; Violent and Sexual Crime; Motoring Offences; Internet Offences; Drug Crime; Confiscation Proceedings; Appeals against sentence or conviction.

Memorable cases: R –v- S. An international drug conspiracy case conducted at the Old Bailey and on appeal to the House of Lords.
R –v- B. A VAT fraud involving nine defendants. B was one of only two acquitted.
R –v- F. Instructed as Junior Counsel to represent one of three defendants in a £5m wills and probate fraudulent trading case.
R –v- K. One of the terrorism trials arising from the 21/7 failed London bombings.
R –v- B. Instructed as Junior Counsel to represent a defendant accused of masterminding a sophisticated attempt to gain early release from an 18 year sentence.
R –v- W. Instructed as Lead Counsel in respect of a woman accused of laundering the proceeds of a fuel fraud.
R –v- B. Instructed to represent one of nine defendants in a tobacco smuggling case.
R –v- G. Instructed as Junior Counsel in a murder case involving a “missing body”.
R –v- H. Invited to take over the confiscation stage for a defendant involved in the £53m Tonbridge robbery.

Senior solicitors: David Osborne
David has responsibility for serious crime, complex fraud and cases involving particular legal difficulty. He has extensive experience of white collar crime and money laundering offences, both in his traditional role as a litigator and as an advocate.

David is an experienced advocate and has represented clients in both the Crown and Appellate courts. He has dealt with cases of murder, fraud, money laundering, drug conspiracies, sexual offences and organised crime. Call David on 07966 350494 or email him on

Notable cases include:
R –v- F Fraudulent Trading
R –v- W Fraud and Money Laundering (Leading Counsel)
R –v- B Conspiracy to Pervert the Course of Justice
R –v- H Conspiracy to Commit Robbery (The £53m Tonbridge robbery)
R –v- G Murder
R –v- F Major drug conspiracy

Rod Hayler
Rod Hayler heads the Criminal Litigation Department. Rod represents legally aided and privately paying clients in the magistrates court and at the police station on a daily basis. He enjoys a first class reputation as a criminal lawyer and has worked on a number of high profile cases including murder, fraud and terrorism. Rod has Higher Rights of Audience and regularly represents clients in the Crown Court . Email him at
Notable cases include:
R –v- K Terrorism

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