Kangs Solicitors has been recognised once again in this year’s Chambers & Partners Guide as a leading firm in the areas of financial crime, serious crime and POCA & Asset Forfeiture work.

The firm has been ranked in Band 1 for Financial Crime and for Serious Crime.

Hamraj Kang is one of only two solicitors in the country to be awarded ‘star individual’ status in the field of Financial Crime.

Here is what the Chambers & Partners Guide 2016 had to say about Kangs Solicitors:

Financial Crime – ranked in Band 1 nationally

What the team is known for :

Based in Birmingham with offices in Manchester and London to provide a nationwide service in serious fraud cases. Often instructed by senior legal, accounting and financial services professionals.

Strengths:

They have considerable strength and depth and really cater for the needs of their clients. They are also very commercially aware.”

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

Notable practitioners:

Founding partner Hamraj Kang has significant expertise in the full range of HMRC prosecutions, with particular strength in MTIC cases.

Observers note: “He has a great rapport with his clients, is technically astute and takes time to explain matters with care and consideration.”

 POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture Work – UK Wide

What the team is known for:

Provides high-quality advice to individual defendants in connection with confiscation proceedings and restraint orders. The team is well versed in representing clients before the Court of Appeal, Crown Court and ECHR.

Strengths:

“Has a team of POCA lawyers with considerable experience and strength in depth. The high-quality multimillion-pound work that the firm is regularly instructed in is indicative of the high-quality lawyers that work in the team.”

Notable practitioners:

Hamraj Kang “is a standout lawyer for POCA work. His technical knowledge is impressive combined with his passion for client care.” He attracts some of the firm’s largest proceeds of crime instructions, often in the context of fraud and money laundering investigations.

Frances Murray is capable of acting in a variety of cash seizure and confiscation matters. Impressed sources report: “She really did a phenomenal job – we were able to settle the confiscation proceedings very well.”