Notable Cases

Learn more about some of the notable cases 3D Solicitors has been involved in.


  • Advising in an international investigation into an online bank and alleged money-laundering activity
  • Operation Venetic – defending in multi-national investigation into smuggling of class A drugs and money laundering, involving the Enchrochat encrypted telecommunication network.
  • Operation Lithium – defending in an alleged multi-national, scrap metal fraud.
  • R v Ravjani & Others – defending a freight forwarding director in a £2.2 billion missing trader fraud, with loss to the Revenue of £176 million.
  • Representing a freight boss in a police investigation into a multi-million pounds international drug smuggling network
  • Acting for the Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, The Rt. Hon. Nigel Evans MP, who faced allegations of rape and sexual assault.
  • Representing a large engineering company in an investigation by the Health & Safety Executive, following a catastrophic injury.
  • Acting for Rolf Harris, in his second criminal trial and a subsequent re-trial for allegations of sexual assault
  • Representing a senior MP and former Minister during a police investigation into sexual assault
  • Acting for a former company director accused by Trading Standards, of running a large trading operation, whilst disqualified.
  • Acting for a former headmaster charged with indecent assault of two former pupils thirty years previously.
  • Double attempted murder and firearms trial, arising from a gangland dispute.
  • Acting for a business owner in a corporate manslaughter case brought by the Health & Safety Executive, following the death of a customer.

Police Defence

  • Acting for a retired Police Chief Superintendent during an investigation into an alleged cover-up, following a gangland murder
  • Acting for an elite undercover officer in Operation Elter; the police inquiry into the conduct of the undercover policing unit National Public Order Intelligence Unit
  • Representing a retired Deputy Chief Constable in an investigation into an alleged failure to properly investigate complaints of sexual misconduct by a medical doctor employed by the Police.
  • Acting for a Police Superintendent accused of stealing equipment an intellectual property, whilst deployed abroad.
  • Representing a retired Police Superintendent accused of rape of a colleague over 20 years previously.
  • Advising a Police Superintendent acting as Silver Commander during the armed ‘stand-off’ with Raoul Moat, who was wanted for murder.
  • Represented a Chief Inspector accused of assaulting a colleague at a workshop at New Scotland Yard.
  • Represented a senior police officer who was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to commit blackmail, malicious communications and misconduct in public office.


  • Advising a mid-sized regional law firm in an investigation into breaches of the Code of Conduct by a partner.
  • Advising an insolvency practitioner in an investigation by the ICAEW and developing systems to avoid disciplinary action
  • Acting pro-bono for a barrister at the end of her life, in an application to the High Court for a suspension imposed by the Bar Tribunal and Adjudication Service, to be lifted so she could die as a full member of the Bar [Hewson v BSB 2021]
  • Advising on the restructure of an accountancy practice to avoid regulatory breaches
  • Defending an online doctors’ and pharmaceutical practice in a GPhC prosecution for trading without being properly registered
  • Advising a large rehabilitation case management business as to the need to register with the Care Quality Commission (“CQC”), pursuant to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014
  • Advising the mother of an Israeli soldier, kidnapped in 1982, on a Freedom of Information matter, to secure evidence held by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.


  • Advising a former Labour Party MP in respect of a Parliamentary Standards investigation
  • Advising a multi-national company on various matters concerning public order issues arising from criminal activity it has been targeted with.
  • Acting for a stage, film and television actress in a defamation claim
  • Advising a not-for-profit organisation on matters of defamation, professional discipline and criminal law
  • Advising a charity on matters of media response and criminal law.

Dispute Resolution

  • Acting for 9 claimants in a claim against the Labour Party for misuse of private data, breach of confidence and claims under the Equality Act [Taylor & Others v Labour Party].
  • Acting for a major celebrity in respect of claims for damages for alleged historic sexual abuse
  • Acting for a major entertainment professional in respect of claims for damages alleged historic sexual abuse
  • Acting for a student who had been wrongly marked down and was unable to graduate, following improper and biased marking [Greyman-Kennard v University of Leeds 2022]
  • Acting for a retired deputy headmaster from a special educational needs school, facing a claim for damages for alleged abuse of a former pupil, 45 years previously.

Public Inquiries

  • Represented retired Chief Constable Mick Creedon, who was a Core Participant in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in relation to the investigation into alleged sexual abuse by Lord Janner.
  • Represented retired Commander Richard Gargini, who was a Core Participant in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse relating to the Children in the Care of Lambeth Council investigation.
  • Advised two senior officers in respect of their evidence to the Manchester Arena Inquiry.
  • Advising a local authority in relation to their contribution to the Covid 19 Public Inquiry.
  • Advised a senior officer in relation to his account to the Angiolini Inquiry.
  • Advising members of a local authority requested to provide evidence to the Fuller Independent Inquiry.

Professional Discipline

  • Advised a Social Worker in Fitness to Practise proceedings relating to allegations of inappropriate use of language in group therapy sessions. The allegations were discontinued and no impairment was found.
  • Represented a pharmacist who was accused of making inappropriate, inaccurate and misleading statements to a patient. The Fitness to Practise Committee made a finding that the facts in the allegations were not proved.
  • Advising a pharmacist in relation to an investigation by the General Pharmaceutical Council in to the activities of an online pharmacy.
  • Advising a pharmacist accused of making inappropriate comments to junior female colleagues.


  • Advised a pharmacist in the provision of his witness statement to the Inquest relating to the death of a patient who had ordered medication from an online pharmacy.