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Brett Wilson LLP

Nick Brett

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : POCA Work & Asset ForfeitureCrime
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POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture - UK-wide

Band 3

Nick Brett is recognised for his work for individuals facing freezing and restraint orders. He also works with clients on unexplained wealth orders and third-party confiscation orders.
“Nick is a very well-seasoned practitioner with very good strategic overview and depth of experience.” “Nick has expertise in handling difficult matters that have reputational consequences.”
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Crime - London (Firms)

Band 3

Nick Brett frequently represents individuals charged with serious criminal conduct, including sex offences and drugs supply. He can also advise in cases where there are parallel civil or regulatory proceedings.
"Nick Brett is an exceptional solicitor who has excellent judgement."
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Partner with extensive experience of all aspects of criminal and related civil litigation in including fraud in both jurisdictions. Particularly noted for his work in defending professionals in disciplinary proceedings and regulatory investigations. Current instructions include defending ex-Freshfields partner Ryan Beckwith against an SRA prosecution, an SFO investigation into corporate corruption in Brazil and representing an experienced broker in CISI disciplinary proceedings. His recent portfolio of major fraud cases is substantial and includes the first ever FCA prosecution and the largest ever crypto-currency fraud. Has successfully advised upon and defended numerous Proceeds of Crime Act cases both at first instance and on appeal.

Career

Trained Saunders Solicitors LLP, Partner at Lewis Nedas (2006-2010); Partner Brett Wilson LLP (2010 to date).

Professional Memberships

Higher Rights of Audience (Criminal); London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association; Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association.

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Nick Brett

Brett Wilson LLP

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35-37 St John Street

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