Andrew Cant

Position(s)  Senior associate

Area(s) of Practice  Business Defence, Criminal Defence

Location(s)  Nottingham

Phone  07720 090 063


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Andrew is an advocate and business defence specialist.

Andrew is an experienced fraud lawyer who runs a varied and challenging caseload. He has particular expertise in the areas of fraud, high value duty evasion, regulatory cases, NHS fraud, cash seizures under the Proceeds of Crime Act and criminal confiscation.

Andrew also has experience of SFO prosecutions and investigations including successfully representing a former employee of Alstom who was investigated but not prosecuted as part of the SFO’s current prosecution in relation to bribery and corruption.

He has experience of “boiler room” frauds having defended a client accused of operating a “boiler room” from Spain targeting UK based share purchase investors. 

Andrew is very familiar with prosecutions brought by the government agency BIS in relation to Company Act and insolvency legislation and has acted in numerous such matters. His successes in this field include an acquittal of a defendant charged with personal insolvency offences.

"Highly regarded"
Recommended Lawyer in Legal 500 2015 and 2017




Specialist area(s):

BIS & Commercial, Business Defence, Fraud, HMRC, Proceeds of Crime Act and Professional Discipline

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