Amandeep (‘Aman’) is a Partner in the criminal litigation department and is the Head of the Serious Crime Team at Kangs Solicitors.
An exceptional litigator with over two decades of experience, Aman joined the firm in 2011.
Since qualifying as a Solicitor in 2000, Aman has worked exclusively in criminal and regulatory litigation. He has advised and represented many hundreds of clients nationally in relation to serious and complex criminal investigations.
He represents both corporate and individual clients in relation to criminal allegations ranging from financial misconduct matters of fraud and money laundering to grave allegations of murder and historic sexual abuse.
Aman’s clients include individuals such as company directors, media & sports personalities and professionally qualified persons. He also undertakes advisory work for corporate organisations seeking advice on criminal liability issues.
Aman’s main areas of work include:
- HMRC investigations & prosecutions.
- NCA serious crime and fraud investigations.
- Murder & manslaughter prosecutions – see cases listed below.
- Serious road traffic investigations such as death by dangerous driving.
- Investigations by Trading Standards and the Environment Agency.
- Insolvency Service investigations & prosecutions
- Local Authority investigations into food safety and food hygiene
- Serious criminal allegations including:
- international drug trafficking
- illegal immigration & people smuggling
- modern slavery
- perverting the course of justice
- sexual offences including historic allegations
- assault & robbery
- kidnap & blackmail
- false imprisonment
- conspiracy to supply drugs
- conveying articles into prison.
Aman prides himself on his meticulous case preparation and conducts cases from the initial investigation stage to include representation in interviews under caution to court proceedings before the Magistrates’ Court, Crown Court and Court of Appeal.
Aman has extensive experience advising both corporate organisations and individuals in relation to investigations and proceedings brought under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002) including:
- Confiscation of Assets.
- Variations to Confiscation Orders.
- Cash Seizure.
- Cash Forfeiture.
- Money Laundering.
- Third Party Representation in POCA investigations/proceedings.
- Restraint Orders.
- Freezing Orders.
- Account Freezing Orders.
- Account Forfeiture Orders.
Murder & Manslaughter Trials
Aman has acquired a stellar reputation for his expertise in defending murder and manslaughter prosecutions. He has successfully conducted numerous murder and manslaughter trials over the last two decades.
He is a highly sought-after defence solicitor in this area of work and a selection of his cases is listed below:
R v W: Coventry Crown Court
Represented a client who was charged with two murders.
R v G: Warwick Crown Court
Acquitted of Murder and Manslaughter. Represented one of two accused of the murder of a closed family relative.
R v G: Birmingham Crown Court
Acquitted of Murder and Manslaughter. Represented one of three accused of the murder of a friend with whom they had been drinking earlier in the day. Our client was alleged to have been involved in a vicious group attack upon the victim which resulted in his death.
R v M: The Old Bailey
Represented the husband of the couple accused of murdering their French nanny and then attempting to dispose of her remains by barbecuing them in the garden of their property.
R v G: Birmingham Crown Court
Acquitted of Conspiracy to Murder. Represented one of three defendants alleged to have been involved in planning to carry out an assassination / revenge shooting with a firearm.
R v K: Warwick Crown Court
Secured an acquittal for a client charged with the murder of a child. Several medical experts were instructed which resulted in no evidence being offered by the Prosecution.
R v A: Birmingham Crown Court
Acquitted of Murder. Our client was the first person to be extradited from the UAE to the United Kingdom to face a murder trial.
R v D: The Old Bailey
Represented a defendant charged with Murder and Possession of a Firearm arising from the activities of two rival Turkish gangs in London.
Serious Complex Crime Trials
A small sample of the serious criminal trials in which Aman has acted for the client is listed below:
R v C – Maidstone Crown Court
Represented a defendant charged with the Evasion of Duty on cigarettes in the sum of £16million.
R v D – Canterbury Crown Court
Represented a defendant charged with the Evasion of Duty on alcohol in excess of £50million.
R v N – Birmingham Crown Court
Represented a defendant in a large-scale conspiracy to import in excess of 100 kilos of heroin into the United Kingdom.
R v F – Birmingham Crown Court
Secured acquittal of a defendant charged with large scale Conspiracy to Supply Class A Drugs. The instructions to supply the Class A Drugs came from a serving prisoner.
R v M – Preston Crown Court
Represented a defendant charged with a Conspiracy to Make a False Instrument namely interrupter devices used to manipulate the readings of tachograph equipment.
R v R – Birmingham Crown Court
Secured an acquittal of a defendant for possession of a firearm recovered from a car he was driving.
R v K – Coventry Crown Court
Secured an acquittal for a defendant charged with multiple rapes.
Aman has a wealth of experience in criminal and regulatory litigation. He applies his skill, dedication and determination to provide an outstanding service to all clients from the initial stages of an investigation through to court proceedings.
He adopts a fearless approach to representing his clients and protecting their interests. As a result, he has a reputation for building a strong rapport with his clients and earning their trust.
Aman is available to meet with clients at any of our offices in Birmingham, London and Manchester. Alternatively, he is happy to provide a no obligation initial consultation by telephone or video conferencing.