About Us

Introduction to the business

Rustem Guardian was founded in 2005 by Managing Partner, Mr Timur Rustem, after a very successful and high profile career based in the City of London. Rustem Guardian has established itself as a formidable niche criminal defence law firm in London with a reputation associated with high profile and high complex criminal cases. The firm's reputation means that Timur is regularly invited to comment in the media.

Timur Rustem, founder and Managing Partner comments:

“We have a small but dedicated team with an enviable reputation for meticulous case preparation and tenacity in defending its clients. We take pride in being a multi-cultural firm with a team of solicitors and paralegals that speak a range of languages. We are a leader in criminal defence work placing ourselves above other standard practicing law firms.

Clients choose Rustem Guardian as the firm is known for its discreet and sensitive approach to what can be complex and life destroying allegations.

We appreciate that the law is complex and challenging and we strive to give every client the advice and support they are entitled to. We also recognise that problems can arise at inconvenient times. We are therefore available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week."

We Can Help You

Sex Offences including Rape

94% SUCCESS RATE FOR 2014 (Period between Dec ’13- Dec ’14) Mags and Crown Court trials- 88% WIN RATE Our ...

Historical Sexual Offence

Historical Sexual Offence Allegations Rustem Guardian understand there is no easy way to approach the subject of historical sexual allegations. ...

Voyeurism

At Rustem Guardian, we specialise in defending those falsely accused of a sexual offence. As a result of our extensive ...

Sex Offenders Register

With the rise in the number of sexual offences reported in the last ten years, the criminal justice system has ...

Appealing Sexual Offence

Appealing Wrongful Sexual Offence Convictions Mr Timur Rustem, who leads the Sexual Offences department, often represents clients already convicted of ...

Conspiracy to Defraud

Conspiracy to Defraud including Boiler Room Fraud Conspiracy to Defraud is an alleged agreement between two or more parties to ...

Mortgage Fraud

Mortgage fraud is the alleged misrepresentation of fact or omission of information in the application for mortgages. Sometimes this is ...

Money Laundering

Money Laundering involves the concealing and disguising of the proceeds of criminal activity so that the proceeds appear to have ...

False Accounting

False Accounting is the falsification, concealment or destruction of records (accounts) with the intention to gain fraudulently or cause loss ...

General Serious Fraud

Our Serious Fraud Department is able to advise clients 24 hours a day, whether they are based domestically or internationally. ...

Confiscation Proceedings

The UK government is committed to recovering money or assets that are, or represent, the proceeds of crime, as well ...

Appeals

Appeals – Conviction/Sentencing Rustem Guardian Solicitors possess particular expertise in pursuing appeals for those who have been convicted and represented ...

General Serious Crime

Rustem Guardian Solicitors have extensive experience of representing clients across a full range of alleged offences, from minor road traffic ...

Drug Offences inc Cultivation

Drug Offences including Cultivation Rustem Guardian has extensive experience in representing individuals charged with drug offence allegations. This includes possession ...

Motoring Offences

Defending Motorists With increasing use of technology by the police, it is now more common to be accused of a ...

Extradition

Rustem Guardian has both a domestic and international presence and is therefore well placed to represent clients facing extradition. We ...

Inquests

Rustem Guardian has extensive experience in assisting families at a very difficult time after losing a loved one, taking on ...

Private Prosecutions

Rustem Guardian has an unrivalled reputation when it comes to case preparation. When you have been falsely accused of a ...

Private Immigration

Private Immigration – Visa Applications Rustem Guardian offer a bespoke all-round service from welcoming you at the airport, finding you ...

Private Investigations

Rustem Guardian has an unrivalled reputation when it comes to case preparation. When you have been falsely accused of a ...

Civil & Commercial Litigation

Civil and Commercial Litigation Please visit our web page for more information – Link Rustem Guardian is expanding via its Commercial ...

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