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Duncan Lewis Solicitors

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Hardeep Dhaliwal

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Duncan Lewis Solicitors

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Director Hardeep is a specialist in criminal fraud defence work and has a significant practice in high-value DWP benefit fraud, MTIC VAT fraud, and complex boiler room and money laundering cases. He defends cases investigated and prosecuted by the National Crime Agency, HMRC, the Serious Fraud Office, UK Borders Agency, Economic Crime Units, the DWP, local authorities and Trading Standards. Hardeep also handles defence work in high-profile (often gang-related) serious crimes such as murders, drug importation, fraud and rape.

He has a niche specialism in defending bank employee fraud cases (with holistic assistance from the firm’s welfare benefits legal team). Hardeep has further expanded his role by ensuring the firm is recognised as leaders in representing clients charged with very serious high profile offences which are only triable at the Crown Court. This includes high value complex fraud cases and large scale drug importation cases.


Hardeep qualified as a solicitor in 1997. He joined Duncan Lewis in 1999 and has been a partner-level director from 2006 to date.


Hindi, Punjabi.


LPC and LLB (Hons).

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

Duncan Lewis Solicitors is ‘a busy firm, cornering the market in legally aided, general crime’. It is adept at handling cases of serious crime such as drugs importation, fraud, kidnap, immigration and gang-related offences. The firm recently acted for a man who murdered a fellow detainee at an immigration centre. Key individuals in the team include the ‘very personable and keen practitionerHardeep Dhaliwal who is ‘good with clients and has an easy manner’, and Rubin Italia.

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