Joanna La Roche

Business and regulatory crime / Health and safety / Trading standards / Fostering / Motoring and haulage / Care

I am a specialist criminal and regulatory defence solicitor advising and representing companies, directors and individuals at every stage of the criminal investigation and prosecution including:

  • Representing businesses and individuals charged with health and safety, food safety, trading standards, environmental and fire safety offences, including accidents resulting in death or serious injury.
  • Representing businesses and individuals charged with serious incidents of engaging in unfair commercial practice.
  • Attendance at public inquiries to represent companies and individuals threatened with the revocation of statutory licences.
  • Representing foster carers and their families defending allegations of serious physical and sexual abuse of their foster children.


I can't thank Joanna enough for all the brilliant work done for me and my company.

FSB Member following decision taken by the prosecuting authority to withdraw criminal charges

It was beautiful work.

NFRN Member following not guilty verdict at trial