Callum Haddow

Solicitor • Director

Callum Haddow – Saunders Solicitors

Callum is a highly experienced and respected solicitor who has been associated with Saunders Solicitors since joining as a solicitor in the criminal department in 2005. Callum was made a Partner in 2010 and is currently a Director of the firm.

Callum has recently been included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom in the area of Criminal Practice.

Callum has represented clients in all types of criminal cases as well as the various regulatory proceedings that are associated with these cases. He currently specialises in the more serious types of cases including large scale drugs conspiracies, serious sexual offences and fraud.

Throughout his years at the firm, Callum has built a reputation for providing intelligent and clear cut advice to clients, and prides himself on ensuring clients have a full understanding of the relevant issues in their case to enable them to make fully informed decisions as to how to proceed. This concentration on the personal relationships with clients has resulted in a large number of referrals from previous and existing clients who have recommended him to friends and family in need of a solicitor.

Callum has recently successfully defended clients charged with murder, rape, money laundering and conspiracy to supply class A drugs. He has also brought successful appeals against conviction and sentence to the Court of Appeal.

Callum’s practice also includes the areas of Asset Forfeiture, Professional Discipline and Environmental Protection.

Examples of recent work:

Callum was instructed in one of the first UK cases arising from the interception of the Encrochat secure communication system by French police. This case involved the importation of large amounts of class A and B drugs into the UK. He has subsequently represented numerous other clients in other Encrochat cases.

Callum is currently instructed in a case where the client is alleged to have been the mastermind behind a multi-million pound charity fraud that involves the movement of money out of the UK to the US and Africa.

Callum is also instructed in a large and complex case involving allegations of international human trafficking and modern slavery.