Richard Cannon is a Partner at Stokoe Partnership Solicitors. He is an extremely experienced white collar crime lawyer, practising primarily in serious fraud and related areas.

Richard has particular expertise in cases relating to Ponzi frauds and matters of 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.

Richard has a strong practice in relation to matters relating to cross border financial crime allegations particularly involving the United States assisting clients on a number of fronts including US civil proceedings and extradition in the UK.

Richard joined Stokoe Partnership Solicitors from Gunnercooke, and prior to this he was also a Partner at Mishcon de Reya and Janes Solicitors.

Significant previous cases include R v Jain (a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) case in relation to Allied Deals/RBG), R v Gangar (SFO case regarding Dobb White) R v Richards and Others (Operation Amazon), an HMRC prosecution regarding carbon credit offset tax fraud. Richard also represented the Grillo sisters in the “case of the year” of 2013.

Richard has been consistently ranked by Chambers and Partners for financial crime where has been described as a “fantastic person to have on your side” who is “knowledgeable, thoughtful and efficient”. He has also been praised as a “a great tactical defence lawyer” and “a very smart and intuitive lawyer”.

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13 Apr 2021

Specialist financial crime and extradition partner joins Stokoe Partnership Central London office

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 […]

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13 Apr 2021

Specialist financial crime and extradition partner joins Stokoe Partnership Central London office