Hamraj Kang Shortlisted For Individual National Award | Legal 500


Kangs Solicitors is pleased to announce that its Senior Partner, Hamraj Kang, has been shortlisted by the Legal 500 for an individual award namely ‘Crime, Fraud & Licensing Solicitor of the Year 2020.’

The Legal 500 award is judged on a national basis and Hamraj has been shortlisted for the award along with six other solicitors in the national category.

This nomination compliments the firm being shortlisted again for the prestigious Legal 500 award of ‘Crime, Fraud and Licensing Law Firm of the Year 2020.’

Both the above nominations represent a tremendous achievement for the firm and to maintain such consistent national recognition for work in the highly competitive areas of criminal defence, financial crime and POCA is very rewarding.

Individual Accolades | Hamraj Kang

The individual nomination for Hamraj Kang for the Legal 500 ‘Crime, Fraud & Licensing Solicitor of the Year 2020’ rounds off another successful year for both the firm and Hamraj personally.

Hamraj also achieved the unprecedented feat of being named as a ‘Star Individual’ by Chambers & Partners for a fifth consecutive year for his considerable work in white collar fraud and financial crime.

He is one of only two solicitors nationally to have been awarded ‘Star Individual’ status for an unprecedented fifth consecutive year (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020).

This is what Chambers & Partners (2020 edition) says about Hamraj:

Considered “an absolute class act,” 

Hamraj Kang comes highly recommended for his expertise in complex financial crime cases. 

“He is masterful in his tactics and brilliant at dealing with complex technical matters with unerring ease,” 

“He is a brilliant communicator and a fearsome opponent.” 

“Masterful in his tactics on cases and brilliant at dealing with complex technical matters with an unerring ease.” 

He has significant experience in both civil and criminal proceedings and confiscation processes.

Commentators also praise his “encyclopaedic knowledge of law relating to all POCA and asset forfeiture matters.”

Top Ranked Criminal & Fraud Defence Law Firm

The firm has been ranked in the highest tier for both criminal defence and fraud work for many consecutive years by both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners and is delighted to have achieved this accolade again this year.

Individual solicitors within the firm are also ranked for their work in criminal defence and financial crime.

The firm as a whole is widely praised in this year’s legal directories for its commitment to its work and to its clients.

This is what Chambers & Partners say about us:

“What the team is known for: Extremely well reputed for advising on high-value matters such as MTIC, POCA and property frauds. Often instructed by senior legal, accounting and financial services professionals. Continues to attract work from across the country, including both legal aid and privately funded matters. Noted expertise in SFO and HMRC cases.”

“An example to the rest of the profession as to how a firm should be run, how clients should be treated and how a strong and technically gifted team of solicitors can be led to great success by a highly innovative and imaginative leadership.”

This is what the Legal 500 say about us:

‘Kangs Solicitors is adept at handling financing crime issues, multijurisdictional crime matters, regulatory investigations, tax fraud, bribery, corruption, cartels, insider dealing, investment fraud and money laundering.

Clients include solicitors, accountants, financial advisers, City traders, doctors, dentists and surveyors.

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We appreciate the significant stress and strain that a criminal investigation can have on a client and their family. We aim to work proactively with our clients in an effort to secure an early favourable resolution to the matter.

Company News
Kangs is delighted that our Founder and Senior Partner, Hamraj Kang, has this week been listed in the Spear’s Criminal Lawyers Index 2023 for “best criminal lawyers for high-net-worth-individuals in the UK“, where he is ranked as Top Recommended.
Company News
Hamraj Kang was recently presented an award at the UK Legal 500 Awards Ceremony in Westminster, London. It is the second successive year that the firm has received an National Award at the UK Legal 500 Awards Ceremony. Last year Kangs were also the proud recipients of the ‘Criminal, Fraud and Licensing Law Firm Of The Year.’
Company News
Further to the article ‘Hamraj Kang Shortlisted For Individual National Award | Legal 500’ posted on 5th December 2019, we are delighted to announce that the firm’s Senior Partner Hamraj Kang has won the prestigious title of Legal 500 ‘Criminal, Fraud & Licensing Solicitor of the Year 2020’ in the national category.

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