Hazel is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and an Accredited Police Station Representative.

She has practised exclusively in the field of criminal defence for over 25 years, working in Essex but dealing with cases across the country.  She has dealt with the full range of criminal cases including murder, serious sexual offences, drug importation conspiracies and complex fraud, including many applications for confiscation orders under the Proceeds of Crime Act.  She has dealt with numerous cases with a national profile, including gangland murder, ‘Ponzi scheme’ frauds, corruption and proceedings involving national newspaper ‘sting’ operations, to name a few.

Hazel represents clients at the police station and also deals with preparation of cases for Crown Court trials.  She has a keen eye for the detail of each case, and pursues every aspect possible in her representation of each and every client.  She has a reputation for the robust representation of clients at the police station, and has a lot of experience in dealing with clients suffering with mental health and psychological issues, learning difficulties, and other issues which make them vulnerable.

Contact: hazel@obwlaw.net