Colin Parker was admitted as a solicitor in December 1974 following the completion of training articles with one of Birmingham’s leading commercial firms.
With over 40 years of experience in legal practice, Colin is one of our most senior lawyers and brings considerable knowledge of law and procedure to his serious caseload.
Colin has worked in the VHCC/Serious Crime Department since joining Kangs Solicitors in 2005 and his work is exclusively multi –million pounds fraud cases and serious criminal cases.
He is regarded highly for his meticulous preparation of a client’s defence in readiness for trial and his friendly and re-assuring manner when assisting clients through what is, inevitably, an extremely stressful and worrying period of their life.
Concluded cases include, by way of a small example, acting for numerous defendants in cases involving:
- multi-million pounds MTIC/VAT Carousels
- avoidance of VAT upon the importation of high value motor vehicles
- avoidance of VAT upon the importation of tobacco from Europe and the Far East
- international people trafficking
- international money laundering
- international identity fraud
- multi- million pounds pyramid fraud
- Ponzi frauds
- mortgage frauds running into hundreds of millions of pounds.
- frauds committed against the NHS.
Additionally, Colin has been instructed by and has successfully defended fellow professionals, both solicitors and legal executives, faced with serious charges of conspiracy to defraud a variety of lending institutions and money laundering.
The acquittals secured for these clients has preserved their reputations and enabled them to continue with their legal careers.
Kangs Solicitors has recently successfully assisted a London based high street retail company which had received notification from Trading Standards that alleged breaches of the Trade Marks Act 1994 were being investigated. Tim Thompson of Kangs Solicitors outlines...
Suspicious Activity Reports | Extensions to Moratorium Periods | Kangs Financial Crime Defence Solicitors
All Financial Institutions are obliged to file a Suspicious Activity Report (‘SAR’) with the National Crime Agency (‘the NCA’) when they suspect the presence of criminal activity such as money laundering. Upon receipt of a SAR, the NCA can refuse consent for the...
The owner of a restaurant in Brent has recently received a substantial fine after he pleaded guilty before the Magistrates’ Court following the discovery of a number of food safety and hygiene breaches at his trading premises. Amandeep Murria of Kangs Solicitors...
A school teacher, who is a British National, has recently been convicted at Kingston Crown Court in respect of sexual offences against two children at a school in the United Arab Emirates. Amandeep Murria of Kangs Solicitors outlines the circumstances. The Team at...
Illegal Waste Activity | Environment Agency Prosecution | Kangs Environment Offences Defence Solicitors
Two defendants have recently been prosecuted before Nottingham Magistrates’ Court following complaints concerning the illegal burning of material at a site in Cotham Lane, Hawton, Newark. Helen Holder of Kangs Solicitors outlines the circumstances. The Team at...
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