Tim Thompson | Business Crime, Civil Fraud and Regulatory Solicitor
Tim Thompson, a qualified solicitor who joined Kangs in 2009, is an experienced and skilled practitioner who specialises in the defence of matters arising from:
- Regulatory Investigations and Prosecutions
- Individual and Corporate Tax Enquiries
- White Collar Fraud, Money Laundering and Complex Crime
- Civil Fraud
- Asset Recovery
- Director Disqualification
- Matters brought under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
In the course of providing the highest levels of representation and service, Tim applies himself to the individual needs of each and every client and is highly regarded for going that extra mile in the pursuit of providing a truly first rate professional service.
He appreciates that involvement in serious proceedings – whether Civil, Criminal or Regulatory, has consequences on his clients’ lives and/or businesses and, therefore, structures his advice and support accordingly in a pragmatic and realistic, but understanding fashion.
His ability to forensically interrogate complex, technical and financial evidence is of particular value enabling him to distil the fundamental issues which present themselves in each in case and to provide clear and succinct advice.
Some of Tim’s activity is illustrated as follows:
Civil Fraud and Asset Recovery:
NCA and S, H and L Ltd
An NCA civil recovery investigation into numerous properties owned by our clients involving the defence of a civil claim in the High Court whilst simultaneously dealing with Disclosure Orders and a separate tax enquiry.
PMP Ltd and MN
Claim was issued against our client in the High Court Chancery Division involving advising on Disclosure Orders, Proprietary Injunctions and numerous weekend hours with the client tracing assets in compliance with High Court Orders.
IS Ltd and JR
Pre-Action matter brought seeking the return of company property in which Tim successfully negotiating a pre-action settlement.
White Collar Fraud and Complex Crime:
R v HM
The case, which was originally investigated by SI15 Counter Terrorism Command, concerns the re-registering of high value stolen vehicles. Trial is listed this year.
SFO v LJ
Investigation by the Serious Fraud Office into Insider Trading, which concerned a large international Plc. Successful representation led to our client being released from the investigation and the matter was dropped.
R v MB
A lengthy Thames Valley Police investigation into an alleged Boiler Room Fraud spanning three years.
AD Inc and EI Ltd
A Software Licence Compliance Audit against our client company initiated by an internationally renowned software giant in which Tim is providing advice in defending the audit.
HMRC and BH
This current case, brought by HMRC, is a Tax Enquiry involving complex issues into the affairs of a company in liquidation and the reclaiming of VAT, PAYE and Self-Assessment Tax.
Trading Standards and HA Ltd
An investigation by Hampshire Trading Standards into our client’s practices and alleged breaches of the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 in which Tim has successfully negotiated a favourable settlement agreement.