The UK Legal 500 Directory, in its 2021 edition has ranked Kangs Solicitors in the highest category (tier one) for criminal defence and fraud work.

The Legal 500 described the firm as follows:

‘One of, if not the best, criminal specialist firms in the country’.

(Legal 500, 2021 Edition)

‘It is the market leader for criminal and fraud work’.

(Legal 500, 2021 Edition)

We have been ranked in the highest category (tier one) by the Legal 500 Directory for criminal defence work for a number of consecutive years and we are very pleased to have retained our status as one of the leading criminal defence firms in the country.

Our award-winning team is here to assist you and your business so please feel free to call us for an initial telephone consultation on:

What The Legal 500 Says About Us | Kangs Solicitors

The Legal 500 is a leading directory of the legal profession. It undertakes extensive research in order to compile its annual rankings for solicitors and barristers.

Here is a what the Legal 500 says about the criminal and fraud defence team at Kangs Solicitors:


Kangs Solicitors fields a large serious crime and white-collar/fraud team under the leadership of Hamraj Kang.

The group has substantial experience in all aspects of serious and financial crimes and routinely handles multi-jurisdictional criminal and financial regulatory investigations.

It is regularly instructed by a wide range of Plcs, corporate and individual clients on a national basis. 

Hamraj Kang has extensive skill in defending SFO, HMRC, FCA and BEIS cases. 

John Veale is lauded for his work on complex fraud cases and Helen Holder heads the Crown Court Department. Timothy Thompson is another name to note for his work on high-value fraud and money laundering cases.

The serious crime team is recommended for its skill at defending a myriad of complex matters from allegations of murder, drug trafficking and assault to sexual offences and road traffic matters.

OTHER KEY LAWYERS: John Veale; Helen Holder; Timothy Thompson


  • “Exceptionally strong in both white-collar and serious crime matters”.
  • “It conducts cases which are on a par with any criminal defence department in the country”.
  • “It is the market leader for criminal and fraud work”.
  • “The lawyers are all experts in crime and provide the highest levels of service to their clients”.
  • “Their work is always top quality”.
  • “One of, if not the best, criminal specialist firms in the country”.

Who Can I Contact For Help? | Kangs Criminal Defence Solicitors

We appreciate the significant upheaval that a dawn raid or criminal investigation can have on a client and their family. We have many years’ experience of successfully guiding clients through the criminal investigation and prosecution process.

Our team of solicitors, nationally recognised in its field, is here to assist and can be contacted through any of the following:

Hamraj Kang
07976 258171 | 020 7936 6396 | 0121 449 9888

John Veale
0121 449 9888 | 020 7936 6396 

Helen Holder
020 7936 6396 | 0121 449 9888 | 0161 817 5020 

Tim Thompson
020 7936 6396 | 0121 449 9888