Leigh Wright > Tuckers Solicitors > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Tuckers Solicitors
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Fraud, White Collar & Business Crime




Leigh is a Partner at Tuckers Solicitors working as a Criminal Defence Solicitor, heading up the Proceed of crime and complex case unit in Manchester.

Leigh is one of Manchester’s most  respected Criminal Defence Solicitors, his enviable reputation for flawless, innovative, professional, robust and professional approach to the Criminal Defence Work he undertakes has been earned in his Criminal Defence career spanning over 20 years.

Leigh has extensive knowledge and experience in representing client’s who face the most serious allegations such as Murder, Rape, Manslaughter, Money Laundering, health and Safety prosecutions, Complex Drug importation, conspiracy to supply drugs, possession of drugs with intent to supply and gangland murders but to name a few.

Leigh enjoys membership on the firms VHCC Panel and has done for many years, as one of the firms Very High Cost Case panel members, Leigh can often be found sifting through reams of the most complex and sensitive evidence.

As a highly regarded and well-established criminal defence Solicitor, Leigh’s specialist knowledge of all matters ranging from Multi-million pound drug Importation to Fraud but including all manner of offences such as Money laundering, IT Fraud, white collar fraud, supply of class A drugs, and Gangland Murders allows him to pro-actively represent the interests of his clients.

Leigh is at the forefront of Criminal defence and will often undertake Forensic accounting, cell site analysis, mobile telephone evidence analysis and forensic analysis, computer analysis, ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition).This professional, pro-active approach means that Leigh will leave no stone unturned in representing the client’s best interests.

Notwithstanding Leigh’s niche area of practice, he successfully represents people facing various allegations such as Theft, Robbery, Dangerous Driving, Fraud, S.18 Wounding, Affray, S.47 Assault and many more besides.

Read Leigh’s briefings on Money Laundering and the Proceeds of Crime ActWhite Collar Fraud: Criminal Defence in England and Wales and The Best Approach to Challenging POCA Restraint Orders.

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North West > Crime, fraud and licensing > Crime: general

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Leigh WrightTuckers Solicitors

Tuckers Solicitors specialises in criminal defence, fraud, regulatory, civil liberties and prison law cases. It handles general crime as well as serious, and complex criminal cases which have included serious drug offences, fraud, money laundering, IT fraud, white collar fraud, motoring offences, murder and manslaughter.  The firm has defended numerous individuals including public figures, high-net-worth individuals and business directors, and has also acted for government departments and corporate clients. The Manchester team also has particular expertise in dealing with restraining orders in international financial cases. Leigh Wright, who is head of complex crime, Asim Ali, who is head of road traffic work, and Franklin Sinclair head the team.

North West > Crime, fraud and licensing > Crime: fraud

Tuckers Solicitors handles a range of criminal defence, fraud and regulatory cases. It has experience in money laundering, duty evasion and complex regulatory proceedings. Asim Ali, who handles complex fraud and regulatory matters, Leigh Wright, who has experience in restraining orders in international financial cases as well as European duty evasion fraud, and Franklin Sinclair head the team.