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The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Icon The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In the United Kingdon, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for eight years. These partners are highlighted below and throughout the editorial.
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  1. Crime: fraud
  2. Leading individuals
  3. Rising stars

Leading individuals

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    • Kevin McGrath - Smith Partnership
    • Richard Nelson - Richard Nelson LLP
    • Sundeep Soor - Cartwright King

Rising stars

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    • Steve Kirby - Cartwright King

Cartwright King undertakes the full spectrum of fraud and asset forfeiture cases on both the domestic and international fronts. Practice head Sundeep Soor is highly recommended while senior associate Steve Kirby, an expert on all elements of financial crime, is also a key name. The group is home to considerable experience in handling high-profile SFO prosecutions and possesses notable expertise in complex tax matters, duty evasion, money laundering, cyber fraud, corruption and fraudulent trading.

Practice head(s):Sundeep Soor

Other key lawyers:Steve Kirby

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ABR Solicitors

ABR solicitors is a niche fraud, crime and regulatory practice with its head and back office in Leeds. It also has offices in Liverpool, Harrogate, Bradford and Huddersfield. ABR is committed to operating in a digitalised court process.

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At Smith Partnership, managing partner Kevin McGrath heads the business defence practice and is ‘sympathetic to the client’s requirements and makes himself available at all times’. The firm leverages its full-services capabilities to advise clients on the ways in which fraud proceedings can affect other aspects of their business, with the practice’s lawyers often acting as part of multidisciplinary teams in tandem with specialists in other areas such as insolvency, employment and commercial property. McGrath is a specialist in Proceeds of Crime Act proceedings with other areas of expertise including VAT fraud, corruption and conspiracy to commit fraud.

Practice head(s):Kevin McGrath

Other key lawyers:Beth McGovern

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