“An excellent firm that is really well run, and is able to deal with high profile fraud matters. Nothing is ever not done”

Chambers & Partners

Winner of the Legal 500 - 'Criminal, Fraud & Licensing Law Firm of the Year 2019'

Serious Fraud, VAT & Tax Solicitors

The Specialist Fraud Department conducts many high profile cases throughout the country and is headed by the firm’s Principal, Hamraj Kang who is the Legal Aid Agency’s approved supervisor for Very High Cost Cases (VHCC) cases. We are highly experienced in dealing with prosecutions brought by all the major prosecuting authorities including HMRC, SFO, DTI, Trading Standards, CPS, Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) / National Crime Agency (NCA), OFT / BEIS, FSA, FCA, UKBA and Local Authorities. The firm is regularly instructed by other professionals such as solicitors, accountants and company directors who face criminal investigation and has built a reputation for acting on behalf of fellow professionals in criminal proceedings.

The firm is ranked in Band 1 nationally by the legal directory Chambers & Partners for our work in financial crime and fraud cases. The head of department Hamraj Kang is ranked as a ‘star individual’ by Chambers & Partners for his work in this field.

It has a very strong team of lawyers who can rise to the challenge of the most complex
fraud case

Chambers & Partners | 2018 Edition

Missing Trader Intra Community (MTIC) VAT Fraud

We have particular expertise and experience in dealing with Missing Trader Intra Community VAT Fraud cases (commonly referred to as MTIC/Carousel fraud) and have been involved in many of the leading cases in recent years including:

Operation Maypole Operation Drive
Operation Lychee Operation Dowel
Operation Capri II Operation Capri III
Operation Ghast Operation Duma
Operation Fastback Operation Vex
Operation Tulipbox Operation Varlet
Operation Elemi Operation Gnawed
Operation Hayrick Operation Develop
Operation Vehicle Operation Devout
Operation Vita Operation Dumpcart
Operation Forebear Operation Janitor
It is unlikely that many other firms have had conduct of such a number of MTIC cases in recent years. In addition to the above-mentioned MTIC operations involving established products (electrical products such as CPUs, mobile phones etc), we act in relation to allegations of MTIC involving more unusual commodities and intangible products such as luxury cars, Carbon Credits, metals etc.

Other Fraud Cases

We act in a wide range of other fraud cases and have particular experience in conducting multi-million pound cases involving the following areas:

Money Laundering Tax Evasion
Corruption Mortgage Fraud
Conspiracies to Defraud Duty Evasion / Diversion Fraud
Banking Fraud Insurance Fraud
Boiler Room Fraud Long Firm Fraud
Fraud on Major Commercial
Institutions & Public Bodies
Post Office Fraud
NHS Fraud Internet Fraud
Land Banking Fraud Advance Fee Fraud
Pension Fraud Immigration Fraud
False Accounting Fraudulent Trading
Illegal Money Lending Carbon Credit Fraud
Our expertise in relation to these cases extends from initial arrest and interview to include what can quite often be a protracted investigation stage, through to the prosecution of the case and the trial. We appreciate the importance of seeking advice as early as possible and our team is able to quickly and effectively deal with all ancillary matters associated with fraud investigations such as Restraint Orders, Cash Seizure and Confiscation.

Particularly active in high value financial fraud cases, with notable expertise in ‘boiler room’ cases

Legal 500 | 2019 Edition

Noted expertise in SFO and HMRC cases

Chambers & Partners | 2018 Edition

Extremely well reputed for advising on high-value matters such as MTIC, POCA and property frauds

Chambers & Partners | 2018 Edition

Recognised for astute command of financial crime

Chambers & Partners | 2017 Edition

Extremely well reputed for advising on high-value matters such as MTIC, POCA and property frauds.

Chambers & Partners | 2017 Edition

Kangs Solicitors is a boutique criminal fraud firm with a reputation that has ‘grown immensely

Legal 500 | 2016 Edition

An excellent firm that is really well run, and is able to deal with high profile fraud matters. Nothing is ever not done

Chambers & Partners | 2015 Edition

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