Provided by Nick Brett
Nick is a founding partner of the firm. His expertise is in criminal and related civil litigation and regulatory/disciplinary investigations and prosecutions. He is particularly noted for his work in defending professionals in disciplinary processes and regulatory investigations. Nick successfully defended Ryan Beckwith in the landmark Divisional Court decision following the prominent SRA prosecution (Beckwith v Solicitors Regulation Authority  EWHC 323).
Nick and his team have successfully intervened in numerous criminal investigations and prosecutions. They recently won the 750th referral by the CCRC to the Court of Appeal. Nick’s recent portfolio of major fraud cases is substantial and includes the first ever FCA prosecution and the largest ever crypto-currency fraud. He advises corporates and individuals in bribery and corruption investigations and FSMA related issues. Nick has successfully advised upon and defended numerous Proceeds of Crime Act cases both at first instance and on appeal. He is a frequent commentator on radio and contributor to legal resource outlets and journals.
Trained Saunders Solicitors LLP, Partner at Lewis Nedas (2006-2010); Partner Brett Wilson LLP (2010 to date).
Higher Rights of Audience (Criminal); London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association; Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association.