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Lee Adams undertakes serious and complex criminal litigation, most notably in the areas of white collar and ‘boiler room’ fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy cases. He is also noted for his particular expertise in confiscation and restraint cases arising out of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. He is regularly instructed to investigate and advise on appeals to the Court of Appeal. He is a higher courts advocate and undertakes his own advocacy when appropriate.

Lee has spent his entire career with Hughmans, training under the tutelage of Peter Hughman before qualifying in 2008 and becoming a partner in 2012. Lee continues the firm’s commitment to quality, personal service.

Lee also uses the expertise he has gained as a criminal defender to advise clients on private prosecutions.

Lee undertakes both private and legally aided work.


London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association; Criminal Law Solicitors’ Association; Fraud Lawyers Association


King's College London, LLB Law with Hons 2001-2004

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

Hughmansconsistently delivers the highest standards of client care and case preparation’. Recent cases have included investment fraud, money laundering, slavery, bribery, kidnap and grievous bodily harm (GBH). Peter Hughman has ‘exceptional judgement and integrity’; he is supported by Lee Adams, who ‘has a fantastic manner with clients’.

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