Hamraj Kang > Kangs Solicitors > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Kangs Solicitors Offices
One Mayfair Place, Mayfair
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- Financial Crime & Fraud
- Serious Crime & Regulatory
- Proceeds of Crime (POCA) & Asset Forfeiture.
Hamraj Kang, senior partner of Kangs Solicitors, has over twenty years’ experience representing clients throughout the country in the above-mentioned areas of law.
He is consistently ranked in the leading legal directories as a leader in the areas of financial crime and serious general crime.
Hamraj acts for individuals and businesses in investigations brought by the major UK authorities including the SFO, HMRC, FCA, CPS, NCA, ICO, BEIS, Trading Standards and a host of regulatory bodies.
He has particular expertise in the areas of VAT & tax fraud, bribery & corruption, money laundering and insider dealing, having been retained by a number of PLCs and senior company executives on such matters. The work is often complex and multi-jurisdictional.
Hamraj advises corporate and individual clients both during and in the immediate aftermath of dawn raids when quick, effective and incisive advice is required to protect the legal rights and reputation of the firm’s client.
He has vast experience of representing clients in a wide range of interviews including SFO, HMRC and NCA.
He is admired for his novel tactical thinking and possesses a proven track record of guiding clients to a successful conclusion in the most difficult and demanding cases.
Hamraj also undertakes a full range of serious criminal work such as historic sexual allegations, murder, corporate manslaughter, drugs offences and serious driving offences, having acted in many high-profile cases of this nature.
Clients include football clubs/players, high net worth private individuals, members of the professions, company executives and personalities from the entertainment, media and sports sectors. Hamraj places the issues of confidentiality, privacy and reputation management at the forefront of his strategy when conducting such sensitive cases.
He always adopts a strong and proactive approach to such investigations with the overriding objective to bring each matter to a successful and swift conclusion in an endeavour to avoid court proceedings and any adverse publicity for his client.
Hamraj’s work in POCA/Asset Forfeiture includes advising on Restraint Orders, Freezing Orders, Unexplained Wealth Orders and Cash Seizures.
Recent cases include HMRC tax and revenue enquiries, Civil Recovery Order/Proceedings, Property Freezing Orders, Account Freezing Orders, defending section 22 POCA applications, conducting section 23 POCA applications (inadequacy of available amount), numerous large-scale cash seizures and third-party representation in Confiscation Proceedings.
1992: University of Manchester
1994: College of Law (Chester)
1996: Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors
Lawyer Rankings(Hall of Fame)
Spearheaded by Hamraj Kang (‘one of the most sought-after solicitors in the country‘), the large fraud and criminal defence team at Kangs Solicitors ‘attracts headline work due to its brilliant team of lawyers‘. The group is well-known nationally for advising Premier League football clubs and media/ sports personalities on a diverse range of criminal issues. In addition, the group has been busy advising on fraud issues emanating from the government support programmes. The ‘totally unflappable‘ John Veale continues to deal with some of the most serious and complex large scale mortgage frauds and CIS fraud cases. Helen Holder heads the Crown Court department. Timothy Thompson is also recommended.
With offices in London, Birmingham, and Manchester, Kangs Solicitors’ ‘impressive’ specialist fraud department is highly recommended for its capabilities in complex tax and money laundering investigations. The firm has notable expertise in fraud proceedings involving cyber and crypto assets, representing a client-base spanning across the finance, construction, and media sectors. Practice head Hamraj Kang – ‘a real market leader in fraud litigation‘ – routinely advises individuals on bribery and corruption matters, while John Veale handles large-scale mortgage fraud cases. Timothy Thompson focuses on financial crime-related matters.