Crime: fraud in East Midlands

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

Smith Partnership

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


An excellent firm of solicitors providing assistance to both companies and individuals with regard to white collar fraud such as tax evasion