Stokoe Partnership Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Cannon as a partner to its Central London offices.

Richard joins Stokoe Partnership Solicitors from Gunnercooke, where he was a partner. Prior to this he was also a partner at Mishcon de Reya and before that, Janes Solicitors.

Richard is a highly experienced white collar crime solicitor, practising primarily in serious fraud. He is an expert in matters relating to cross border financial crime allegations, particularly those involving the United States, representing clients on a number of fronts including US civil proceedings and extradition in the UK.

Richard also has particular expertise in cases relating to Ponzi frauds and alleged bribery and corruption for both private and corporate clients. He is also very experienced in high value and complex money laundering matters across the spectrum of the Proceeds of Crime Act.

He has acted in a range of high profile matters, including cases brought by the Serious Fraud Office and HMRC prosecutions in relation to alleged tax fraud.

Commenting on his appointment, Richard said: “Stokoe Partnership Solicitors has a strong reputation for handling some of the most serious and complex criminal defence matters and I am delighted to be joining the team.”

Founding partner, Bambos Tsiattalou, commented: “Richard has a first-class criminal defence practice and we look forward to working with him to further strengthen our firm’s capabilities across white collar crime, serious fraud and extradition cases.”

Stokoe Partnership Solicitors now comprises seven partners and ten other fee earners across its offices in Central London, East London and Manchester.

News of Richard’s join was published in Law360, 12 April 2021, and can be found here. News of this was also published in Legal Business, 15 April 2021, and Edward Fennell’s Legal Diary blog, 16 April 2021, and can be found here and here.

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