Adam Kane QC

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Criminal defence specialist in corporate and white-collar crime: Revenue & Customs offending, market-rigging, FSA and regulatory matters, investment offences, commercial and residential property fraud, Health & Safety offending, and Data Protection matters. His practise includes advisory and pre-action work, all aspects of asset protection, civil and criminal restraint, forfeiture and confiscation, and judicial review. 

Commended as a leading practitioner in criminal fraud in Chambers & Partners every year since 2010. The latest edition described him as:

“Very good with clients and very approachable… He is very committed to his cases.” (2019)

"An effective experienced silk who has a rising market profile. He handles matters involving suspected corruption, tax evasion and money laundering... Frequently instructed to represent professionals facing charges of tax and investment fraud." (2018)

“An accomplished advocate who is a regular in high-calibre fraud cases.” (2017)

“He finds legal loopholes and arguments that nobody else would have thought of.” (2016)

“He is very good in court” (2015) and “stands out for his work as a criminal fraud junior. He is praised for his capacity for hard work, and his accessible manner with clients." (2014).

Noted in the 2017 Legal 500 for his instruction in multi-defendant cases.

Listed in 2015 Legal 500 in Fraud: ‘Fast becoming a serious contender as a new QC.’

Other specialisations: homicide, complex organised crime notably drug trafficking and people-trafficking.

For a list of reported cases, please click here

Inn: Grays

Education: BA (Oxon), CPE

Professional bodies: Criminal Bar Association, Administrative Law Bar Association