Partner - Head of Criminal Law Team
Criminal Law, Agriculture, Licensing, Environmental Law, Corporate Manslaughter, Motoring Offences
Adrian qualified in 1985 and specialises in criminal law. He has overall responsibility for the Criminal and Licensing Department. He is a Higher Court Advocate who regularly represents people for a broad range offences before the Crown Court. He also has vast experience in Court Martials and Court of Appeal work. He is experienced in dealing with motoring offences.
Adrian has extensive experience in licensing matters. His clients include a cross section of those involved in licensing matters from private individuals to Public Limited Companies.
Adrian is recognised as a Recommended Lawyer in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500. The directory states: 'Shrewsbury-based Adrian Roberts leads an experienced team at Lanyon Bowdler that represents clients at the police station through to the Crown Court. It is adept at advising on the full spectrum of offences from summary to indictable offences. Roberts is a High Court Advocate and has experience of dealing with court martials and Court of Appeal matters.'
The 2021 edition states that 'Head of department Adrian Roberts has extensive experience in a diverse range of regulatory and environmental issues.'
A previous edition describes Adrian as 'a huge asset to any firm. An excellent listener with a real 'can-do' attitude. He has the ability to make complex legal matters be distilled down to easily understandable pieces. His advocacy is second-to-none.'