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Kangs Solicitors

Work 0121 449 9888
Fax 0121 449 8849
Birmingham, London, Manchester

West Midlands: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: fraud
Crime: fraud - ranked: tier 1

Kangs Solicitors

Hamraj Kang at Kangs Solicitors leads a large team that advises on all aspects of financial crime. The team is adept at handling multi-jurisdictional criminal and financial regulatory investigations and regularly acts for plcs in addition to corporate and individual clients. Kang has extensive experience of defending SFO, HMRC, FCA and BIS cases while John Veale has particular expertise in large scale mortgage fraud and CIS fraud cases.

Practice head(s):Hamraj Kang

Other key lawyers:John Veale; Frances Murray


'Hamraj Kang has developed a successful practice and is attracting some good fraud work'.

'This is a first-class firm with unrivalled experience, a great track record, an acute attention to detail and a tenacity that clients really rate are features of this firm'.

'This first- class white collar team has strength in depth of quality lawyers and an impressive array of heavyweight regional and national cases'.

'The firm has developed an enviable reputation as the 'go to' firm for serious crime and fraud matters'.

'Hamraj Kang 's knowledge and experience is second to none- he is  a master tactician'.

'Hamraj Kang has a fierce intellect and an ability to soak up complex detail with ease and shape cases successfully'.

'Hamraj Kang is exceptionally talented and a clever thinker. Clients flock to him for the simple brilliance of his judgment'.

'Hamraj Kang has vast experience, excellent tactical sense and a great ability to reassure clients. He is someone you would want in your corner. Frances Murray is extremely tenacious - she has a great sense of client care and great ability to get to the heart of a case and work out how best to defend it'.

'John Veale is a very experienced solicitor. Widely regarded for his fraud expertise. A meticulous solicitor and strong negotiator'.

'John Veale is hardworking and client focused'.


Work highlights

  • Represented one of ten clients charged with bribery, corruption & money laundering offences by Scotland Yard’s Complex Fraud team.
  • Represented one of 18 defendants in relation to a multi-jurisdictional investment fraud at Southwark Crown Court.
  • Represented a client in relation to a complex MTIC/VAT fraud valued in excess of £20m at Sheffield Crown Court.
  • Represented a high-profile consultant surgeon in relation to fraud and perverting the course of justice.
  • Represented the chairman of a UK PLC in a SFO investigation into allegations of  bribery and corruption in the former Soviet Republics.
Leading individuals

Hamraj Kang - Kangs Solicitors

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Crime: general
Crime: general - ranked: tier 1

Kangs Solicitors

Kangs Solicitors fields a first-rate team that continues to attract serious criminal cases nationwide, from murders to multimillion-pound conspiracies and people-trafficking cases. There is frequently an international dimension to these cases. Managing partner Hamraj Kang specialises in serious crime and fraud cases while other names to note include John Veale and Helen Holder who heads the Crown Court department.

Practice head(s):Hamraj Kang

Other key lawyers:John Veale; Helen Holder; Frances Murray


'The cases are always extremely well prepared and the lawyers are very hardworking, knowing their cases extremely well'.

'The practice is based upon hard work and ability and doing the job for the client before anything else'.

'The team is intelligent, hardworking  and seems determined to do a professional job. Whether the case is serious or trivial the same amount of care is taken. The unique feature of the firm is that they are all as good as each other'.

'Hamraj Kang leads from the front and inspires others by demanding of himself that which he requires from his staff'.

'Hamraj Kang sets the highest standards for his team. His client base is very strong both nationally and internationally. Clients simply love him and he is a seriously good lawyer who intuitively understands criminal and serious fraud litigation'.

'John Veale  is an exceptional worker who will leave no stone unturned in the pursuit of his client's best interests'.

'John Veale knows his cases back to front and his case preparation is second to none. He also possesses a rare ability to get the big tactical calls in a case right'.

'Helen Holder can turn her hand from serious fraud to gross negligence manslaughter with equal ability'.

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented a business man who was charged with two counts of gross negligence manslaughter.
  • Represented a client who was accused of purchasing explosives from a website set up by the FBI on the dark web.
  • Represented one of seven defendants who was charged with conspiracy to facilitate the breach of UK immigration regulations.
  • Represented a successful local businessman in relation to sex and drugs offences that were alleged to have been committed on his licensed premises.
  • Represented a Polish national who was charged with murder alongside two co-defendants.
Leading individuals

Hamraj Kang - Kangs Solicitors

Rising stars

John Veale - Kangs Solicitors

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