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Work 0207 9353522
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Fax 0207 5351335
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40007 EUSTON
Email:
Web:
www.freemanssolicitors.net

Kishoree Kotecha-Pau

Tel:
Work 020 7935 3522
Email:
Freemans Solicitors

Work Department

Criminal.

Position

Partner and joint head of criminal department and HR partner. Kishoree is a highly experienced, criminal litigation specialist. She qualified as a solicitor in 1986 and joined Sheratte Caleb & Co Solicitors, becoming a partner in 1991 assisting them in acquiring membership of Serious Fraud Panel. Kishoree left Sheratte Caleb & Co Solicitors in March 2006 to join Freemans Solicitors. Kishoree has vast experience of dealing with offences involving large-scale fraud, VAT fraud, money laundering and murder. She is regularly instructed to defend in complex white-collar fraud where cases are investigated by HMRC, DWP and SFO. Kishoree was awarded Society of Asian Lawyers Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year award. Kishoree mentors young lawyers and supervises trainee solicitors and paralegals. Kishoree is the VHCC contract manager for Freemans Solicitors.
Cases she has conducted as litigator have regularly appeared in the media. Some examples are:

Career

Trained Beg & Co; qualified 1986; partner Sheratte Caleb & Co 1991 to 2006; partner Freemans Solicitors 2006-to date

Languages

Fluent Gujarati and conversational Hindi

Member

Law Society; the Association of Asian Women Lawyers (Director of Management Board); The London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association; University of East London (Governor – served for nine years).
Pro-active member of Women for Change
Empowering Women Through Social Impact

www.twitter.com/women_forchange 
www.facebook.com/womenforchangebreakfastclub

Education

Gateway Sixth form College; University of Leicester (1982 LLB (Hons)); College of Law, Chancery Lane (1983 Solicitors Final Examinations)

Leisure

Reading, playing and watching tennis, keen Arsenal supporter; active member and supporter of The J’s Hospice and Pro Bono adviser to the charity on various issues including events organisation and management.


London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

Freemans Solicitors ‘often goes well beyond the call of duty’. The firm deals with a broad range of general crime matters including serious fraud, extradition, sexual assault, violent crime and murder. Michael Field jointly heads the team with Kishoree Kotecha-Pau who has ‘great depth of experience and knowledge of the criminal justice process’ and ‘combines professionalism with humanity, charm, warmth and hard graft’.

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