Money laundering is big business and has potentially catastrophic consequences for the economy and for us all as it provides fuel for illegal activities and for criminals and terrorists to thrive.
The Government has put anti-money laundering legislation in place to help prevent this.
We have compiled this easy to understand guide to explain:
Download your copy of the Anti-Money Laundering Client Guide today
We believe that Justice is a Birthright and plan to continue to provide Legal Aid services through criminal Legal Aid contracts.
We are proud of our commitment to Diversity. We have one of the most diverse workforces in the legal world, taking people directly from the communities in which we operate. At all levels and in all areas we are recognised as an equal opportunity employer and invest in our people and their community.
Our Solicitors are professional and highly regarded. We feel very honoured to have been recognised by Chambers, the Legal 500, Super Lawyers, the Black Solicitors Network, Modern Claims and The Law Society for the work we do for our clients.
We are proud to be supported by the Business Growth Fund (BGF), an investments firm who back fast growing British businesses. We are the largest provider of legally aided services to attract such a backer, and are excited by the opportunities to service more clients in more areas that BGF's backing provides.
McMillan Williams are one of the largest high street solicitors in the country.
We provide a full range of legal services, no matter what your legal issue, be it a Medical Negligence claim, a property transaction or a dispute between neighbours. Our expert solicitors will listen and if needed fight for you in court.
You can use our "Find a Solicitor" menu, search for a solicitor by name using the search box or visit your local office page.
At MW Solicitors we understand that choosing a solicitor can be a daunting and confusing process and we try to make this decision easier by providing you with access to expert solicitors in as many areas of law as possible.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is the regulatory body for solicitors in England and Wales. It is responsible for regulating the professional conduct of more than 125,000 solicitors and other authorised individuals at more than 11,000 firms, as well as those working in-house at private and public sector organisations.
McMillan Williams Solicitors are Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority - SRA No 619015.
McMillan Williams Solicitors are accredited by the Law Society across a range of disciplines including:
For 32 years, The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions, the results of which can be viewed free of charge on the Legal 500 website.
The rankings are based on a series of criteria, but simply put, they highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.
McMillan Williams Solicitors are ranked in the Legal 500 for representing:
Chambers and Partners is the most renowned legal directory in the world covering 185 jurisdictions around the world.Their research team conducts in-depth interviews all year round, and guides are published at various points in the year.
McMillan Williams are ranked Tier 3 in the UK Guide for our Crime and Extradition saying that the our solicitors are:
"Highlighted for its expertise in advising on extradition proceedings involving terrorism and civil liberties issues. Offers wide-ranging experience in acting for legal aid and privately funded clients. Substantial experience defending vulnerable clients in extradition proceedings, including on human rights grounds. Can provide clients with robust in-house advocacy capabilities."
You can read our entry on the Chambers and Partners website.
MW strongly believes in being a good Corporate citizen and we strive to exhibit this through investment in our people and the people we represent.
We are committed to, and rightly celebrate, our strong principles of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion throughout all aspects of our business. Currently, 52% of our partners are female and 35% are of Black or Mixed Ethnic backgrounds and we have Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender staff at all levels of our business.
In other words Diversity is in our DNA