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North West: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: fraud
Crime: fraud - ranked: tier 2

Cunninghams Solicitors

Cunninghams Solicitors is regularly engaged on complex fraud cases and is experienced in confiscation and restraint proceedings, particularly under POCA. The team defends against allegations brought by major prosecuting agencies the SFO, HMRC, the Complex Case Units of the CPS and the police Serious and Economic Crime Units. It has experience in acting for clients abroad facing criminal investigation or prosecution in the UK. David Caplin and Philip Lythgoe head the team.

Practice head(s):David Caplin; Philip Lythgoe

Other key lawyers:Sarah Housley

Work highlights

  • Represented a client who was acquitted of substantial money laundering.
  • Acted for an individual in POCA proceedings pursued by the SFO.
  • Represented the directors in a time share-related fraud.
  • Acted for two clients in a boiler room fraud.
  • Represented a senior bank employee accused of diverting funds in a complex fraud.
Leading individuals

David Caplin - Cunninghams Solicitors

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Crime: general
Crime: general - ranked: tier 2

Cunninghams Solicitors

Cunninghams Solicitors is adept at handling serious and complex casework, with expertise spanning cases involving fraud, complex drugs, gangland homicide and serious sexual offences. It is also experienced in the conduct of complex and high value confiscation and restraint proceedings, particularly under The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. The practice acts for local and nationally-based clients and has represented internationally-based clients facing criminal investigation or prosecution in the UK. David Caplin, who is handling several cases involving historical sexual abuse in football, and the 'very able' Philip Lythgoe head the team.

Practice head(s):David Caplin; Philip Lythgoe

Testimonials

The firm is experienced across a range of criminal defence work

Work highlights

  • Represented an assistant youth football coach facing historical abuse charges.
  • Represented a football coach accused as part of an ongoing police investigation and public enquiry into historical abuse in football.
  • Represented a longstanding client accused of gangland conspiracy to murder.
  • Represented an individual accused of serious firearms charges.
  • Represented one of 10 members of an alleged organised crime group responsible for a large scale conspiracy to remove and steal cash dispensing machines.

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