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Adrian Roberts

Partner - Head of Criminal Law Team

Adrian's Teams

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.

Legal 500 Recommendation

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.'

Client Testimonials

Mr Adrian Roberts was brilliant and always treated me very well. His help was invaluable.

- Mr Graham Sutton, Hereford

Adrian was very thorough and supportive throughout. He was very knowledgeable on the situation. He tried his best to get answers and responses as fast as possible.

- Miss Kerrie Elizabeth Manley

Would highly recommend Adrian Roberts. Very efficient, plain speaking and a pleasure to work with. Would not hesitate to recommend him and his legal services. 

- Mrs Christine Anne Almond, Shrewsbury

I have been a client of Lanyon Bowdler, particularly Adrian Roberts for over 20 years and I would not go elsewhere. Excellent services and results. 

- Mr Andrew Richard Prideaux, Shrewsbury

Ease of appointment, good communication and efficient.

- Mr Sam Kramer, Shrewsbury

I felt I was listened to and the staff were very helpful.

- Mr Kevin Bilton

I was impressed with everything, you all do a fantastic job.

- Mr Russell W Howard,