Our Specialist Private Client Criminal Defence team of highly experienced and knowledgeable Solicitors, Barristers and Legal Team are available to advise and represent you on a Fixed Fee if you are facing an investigation or prosecution for any criminal offence.
We are frequently appointed to represent and defend regulated professionals, business owners, public figures and high-net worth individuals that find themselves charged or being investigated for a criminal allegation. If you or a family member is due to appear in the Police Station, Magistrates’ Court or Crown Court, contact our Top Rated Private Criminal Defence Lawyers on 0345 222 9955 or complete our Contact Form at the bottom of this page and a member of our team will explain how we can assist in defending your reputation and safeguarding your liberty.
Our clients choose us because we offer a comprehensive privately funded service that goes miles beyond what one could expect from a legal aid or low-end, quick turnaround law firm. The attention to detail and professionalism of our lawyers gives our clients the best chance possible of avoiding prosecution and to maximise their chances of being found not guilty at trial.
Our Agreed Fee’s for Private Criminal cases start from £2,000 +VAT.
Our law firm is ranked amongst the top tier of law firms in the United Kingdom with a Band A ranking in the category of Crime (which includes Driving Offence), the highest ranking that can achieved in the Chambers Guide.
The Legal 500 guide describes Kang & Co Solicitors as being “well adept at tailoring its resources to an individual case and investing heavily for the client. Legal advice is honest and the team always takes into consideration the views of the client.”
Criminal Offences Our Lawyers Can Defend
Our experienced team of criminal defence advocates can represent you if you are being prosecuted or investigated for the following criminal offences:
Murder / Manslaughter
Grievous Bodily Harm
Public Order Offences
Bribery Act Offences
Perverting the Course of Justice
Proceeds of Crime
Theft from Employer
Dangerous Dog Act Offences
Police Station Interviews
Section 20 Assault
Adminstering a Noxious Substance
Actual Bodily Harm
Controlling or Coervice Behaviour
Threats to Kill
Why Instruct Kang & Co Criminal Defence Lawyers?
Clients choose us to represent them for their criminal law case because of our excellent track record and understanding approach towards their case, we understand and appreciate the impact of a conviction on your professional and personal life.
We have an outstanding reputation in the industry and regularly receive positive feedback from our clients. Regardless of how serious or minor the offence, our team of skilled criminal law solicitors are well trained, and highly motivated to protect your rights. If you instruct us to defend your case, we will explain everything to you about your prosecution and will discuss your bespoke defence strategy with you in detail and will advise you on all the possible outcomes.
We offer competitive fixed fees for a wide range of budgets
Our Criminal Defence Solicitors and barristers have an excellent record in successfully defending criminal charges in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court
Tailored Bespoke Service
We meet all our clients at our offices, so that we can properly understand the individual needs and requirements of each client, and prepare a bespoke defence strategy
Due to our skill and expertise in representing professionals charged with criminal offences, our lawyers are frequently appointed to defend clients from all walks of life including prominent business owners, high level professionals and sports personalities
Highly Experienced Lawyers
Our clients pay privately, and this enables us to instruct some of the leading criminal defence barristers in the country that have decades of experience, including leading Queen’s Counsel
We have offices in Birmingham, Milton Keynes and London and are ideally located to represent clients nationally at Courts throughout England and Wales
Top Tier for Criminal Law
We are recognised as one of the leading law firms in Private Criminal Defence cases by The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners law guides
5 Star Law Firm
Our clients frequently leave positive feedback and reviews, as we keep our clients updated and provide honest and skilled advice from the outset;
In addition to having our own go to barristers and advocates, we also have strong working relationships with very senior members of the Bar (including QC’s) and other leading legal experts in their field who can form part of your legal defence team.
Testimonial – Ungrounded Allegation of Assault
Having found myself in the unfortunate position of needing legal representation due to an ungrounded allegation that I had assaulted a youth I contacted Kang and Co and was immediately provided clear, concise guidance as to possible next steps and the actions I should take if each or any were to occur.
Having heard nothing from the Police for just under a year I received a call where I was invited for a PACE interview. Immediately the advice from Manjinder became useful as he had advised that the police would position this as a ‘friendly chat’, which they did, and that I should offer no further information other than to agree attendance and that I would be accompanied by a solicitor. At this point I engaged Kang and Co and Manjinder took over all communication with the Police regarding this matter.
At the interview I was briefed by Manjinder prior to the interview commencing with the officer in charge, again he was extremely clear and concise on how to conduct myself in the interview and went over what the allegation was, what that would mean in terms potential outcome if charges were pressed and most importantly how the Police officer may act during questioning and the tactics that may be used.
Even though I had nothing to hide I found the whole experience extremely stressful and Manjinder was correct in that the ‘friendly chat’ was an interview under caution and many questions were targeted to trip me up or get me to incriminate myself. Not the nicest experience and one I hope I never have to repeat but with a successful outcome I am glad its all over, but in the unfortunate circumstance that I need legal representation again I will have no hesitation in using Kang and Co again. Paul German, 5 Stars, Trust Pilot
We are a Leading National Private Client Criminal Defence Law Firm, that frequently receives 5-star reviews and positive feedback from satisfied clients on Trustpilot, Google Reviews and Yell.
We are ranked as a leading firm in the field of Criminal Law by the prestigious Chambers UK Law Firm guide and The Legal 500. This reputation has been developed by providing unrivalled expertise, practical advice, communication and court advocacy.
If you choose to appoint us to defend your case, we guarantee that you will be provided with the best legal representation available, which in turn will provide you with the best chance of a successful result at Court.
Funding a Criminal Prosecution
If you are facing a criminal investigation or prosecution, you should seek out the very best lawyers to defend your case, so that you have the best chance of a successful outcome. Our solicitors and barristers are highly experienced and recognised nationally for successfully defending a significant number of high-profile criminal prosecutions throughout England and Wales.
As a specialist private funded criminal defence law firm, we represent clients that are in a financial position to fund their cases privately, as a result our clients do not qualify for Public Funding (Legal Aid) and for that reason we do not undertake any work on Legal Aid.
Our Private Legal Defence Lawyers accept new cases on a Fixed Fee basis, ensuring that our clients know exactly how much their case will cost from the outset.
Private legal representation is not only reserved for the wealthy, many of our clients are ordinary people that require a robust defence team to provide them with the best chance of protecting their reputation and career. If you require more information on the cost of defending your case, speak to one of our solicitors for a free no obligation fee estimate.
Our Agreed Fixed Fees
for Criminal Offence
cases start from
£2,000 + VAT
Paying Privately for Court Cases
We have been covering only private client criminal cases for many years and the benefits to our clients are clear. Our clients receive a much higher level of legal expertise and attention, because they are funding their cases privately. This enables us to dedicate more time in preparing the case, compared with firms that may also offer legal aid. Legal aid lawyers (Duty Solicitors) are often over-worked and are covering more cases than they should, as the nature of their work is not profitable, and this can result in your case not receiving the time and attention it deserves.
Our private client solicitors are specialists in their field, have significant experience and will have dealt with other cases like yours in the past and will know the best strategies to achieve a not guilty verdict.
of our clients on TrustPilot left 5 star reviews after using our services
of our clients left positive reviews across all review platforms
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Consequences of a Criminal Conviction
Our top-rated criminal defence team understand that being prosecuted will have a devastating impact upon your career, future income and your professional profile. For that reason we leave no stone unturned when it comes to scrutinising the evidence and planning a strong defence strategy.
We appreciate that for many white-collar workers and regulated professionals a conviction for a crime could result in a professional regulatory body such as the Solicitors Regulation Authority, General Medical Council or Financial Conduct Authority assessing whether you remain suitable to continue in your profession given the criminal conviction on your record. We aim to secure the best possible outcome for all our clients, as a conviction could result in life changing consequences or prevent you from continuing your chosen career path.
It is important to appreciate that a relatively minor conviction, such as common assault, may not result in a custodial sentence (prison). However, a conviction could potentially result in the end of your career or issues with other aspects of your life, such as travelling to other countries for holidays or work. Our lawyers understand that being prosecuted can be a tough time and your case is a priority for us. Instructing our specialist top-ranked criminal lawyers to represent you will give you the best possible chance of a successful outcome and we will fight your corner to win.
Our solicitors appreciate that if you are a public figure or sports personality, a criminal conviction or even investigation could potentially result in suspension from public office or cancellation of sponsorship/advertising deals. It is, therefore, crucial that you instruct a qualified and experienced criminal defence law firm that has previously represented many high-profile clients and professionals, as this will provide you with the best chance of a not guilty verdict.
A criminal record for an offence such as assault, battery or harassment could also cause difficulties in family law / care proceedings as a criminal conviction will create a further obstacle to overcome in those proceedings. The lawyer you choose to instruct to defend your case will have a significant impact upon the direction and outcome of the case, therefore you should take serious consideration when choosing the law firm.
To contact one of our specialist private crime lawyers, phone us on 0345 222 9955 for an initial telephone case assessment and a no obligation fixed fee quotation or fill out our contact form and we will get back to you.
Representation at The Police Station
In certain circumstances, if the police are investigating a criminal allegation, they may invite you to attend a ‘Voluntary Police Interview Under Caution’ as an alternative to placing you under arrest. If you have been invited to a ‘Voluntary Interview’ at the Police Station, it is important to note that this is not simply ‘a chat with the police’ it will be a formal recorded interview, you will be placed under caution and the evidence gathered at the interview, will be used as part of the prosecution case, if you are charged. It is vital that you make arrangements and secure legal representation well in advance of attending the Police Interview.
The interview is a very important part of a criminal case, and the foundation of a defence should be established during the interview and for that reason it is crucial that you are legally represented at the Police Station.
If you have been called to attend a formal interview under caution, please contact us on 0345 222 9955 and one of our lawyers will be able to provide you with a Fixed Fee for representing you at the Police Station.
Our lawyers have successfully advised and represented suspects at the Police Station, which has subsequently resulted in the police case being discontinued. Seeking specialist legal advice from a specialist lawyer from the outset will ensure that your defence is properly formed, should you be charged. It may even result in the Police / CPS taking a decision not to prosecute due to the representations made by the lawyer.
Advantages of Paying Privately for a Specialist Criminal Defence Lawyer
- Expertise: There are very limited number of law firms throughout the country that only accept criminal cases on a private fee-paying basis, these lawyers will usually only accept such cases because they possess superior legal knowledge and expertise.
- Communication: Paying for legal representation privately will usually result in better and more frequent communication with your Solicitor and Barrister. Lawyers paid privately will usually respond to e-mails and phone calls quickly.
- Preparation: The amount of time a lawyer spends preparing a case and considering the evidence will have an impact upon the result. Paying privately will ensure that the lawyer can spend enough time on case preparation, which will have a positive impact on the overall outcome of the case. We prepare thoroughly for each case.
- Service: Clients that instruct lawyers via private funds will receive a substantially better service than those using legal aid.
- Quality: The overall quality of legal representation from private client solicitors is significantly superior.
- Consistency: We provide all our clients with consistency and continuity, the lawyer dealing with your case will be the same person from start to finish.
What our Clients Say
“Manjinder Singh Kang is an exceptional solicitor. Although my case was not straightforward, after a no obligation phone call I instructed Kang & Co. as Manjinder and team were just as motivated to win my case as I was. My previous solicitor did not entertain fighting all the way for my case when it was time to plea as often the easiest outcome is also the quickest to end the case. I believe Kang and Co. knew how essential it was for me as a professional to maintain my clean record to save the career and reputation that I have worked so hard for. He was attentive when I explained the full mitigating circumstances behind my incident and I realised that the only way for the facts to come out would be by fighting all the way to trial.
Although every case has strengths and weaknesses, Manjinder was honest with myself on the best course of action to strengthen my case. His language, often involving complex areas of law was easy to understand and interpretable. Manjinder was very prompt with replying to my emails and always welcomed questions when I was unsure on a matter. The quotes were competitive and were payable in bite sized chunks as the case progressed. His choice of counsel was also a great match for the nature of my case. My case progressed to the Crown Court and Manjinder was still working hard throughout proceedings and often attended after completing his shift at his office.
The combination of hard work, expertise and commitment to achieve the best possible result ended up in my acquittal at trial. I believe instructing Kang & Co. at the time that I did made all of the difference in securing a successful outcome. I would definitely recommend Kang and Co. if you need legal representation.” Mr S. Mir
“…Another reason I chose this company was because they were the only company which insisted in arranging a meeting in person so that they could meet with me and prepare my case well in advance of my Court Hearing. All the other companies only offered phone meetings if I appointed them. This case was very important to me and I wanted to meet my lawyer in person so that he fully understood my case. I’m a strong believer in meeting the people I do business with, and Manjinder clearly shares the same view…” – S. Newman
“After calling Kang & Co for an initial chat about my case, I decided to appoint them on my case. From start to end they were keeping me informed and in the loop on everything that was going on. They were a great help to me and I thank them for advising and representing me in Court.” – N. O’Reilly
“First class experience helped with all queries leading up to Court and the Barrister was very professional and reassuring on the day. Would definitely recommend” – M. Bains
“Very good lawyers, charged me a reasonable fee, provided me with a meeting with one of their lawyers at their offices where I explained the background to them. They explained the law in simple terms and represented me in Court where they were able to get the result we were aiming for. A very professional and straight-talking company that does what they say they will do. I would certainly recommend using this company for legal issues.” – J. Chester
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We represent the full range of clients from ordinary people, through to high-net worth individuals, business owners, sports personalities and actors. We are instructed by individuals that are in a financial position to pay privately for legal representation and those that appreciate the benefits of doing this, as opposed to using public funding.
We have significant experience in successfully defending:
When Should You Contact Our Specialist Criminal Solicitors?
If you are suspected of committing a crime, have been asked to attend the police station or have recently been charged, please contact us as soon as possible. Seeking legal advice at an early stage will significantly increase the prospects of a successful outcome and will ensure that your defence is properly established from the outset. Contacting us at an early stage of the investigation or immediately after charge will enable us to advise you of the cost of representation, how you ought to plead and the options available to you.
What Will Happen When You Contact Us?
When you call us regarding your case, you will be transferred to one of our Qualified Private Criminal Defence Solicitors and we will take some initial details regarding the allegation made against you. Once we have a basic understanding of the allegation, and your version of events we will be able to provide you with our initial thoughts on the options available to you and how we can assist.
We will also provide you with an indication of the likely cost to defend your case and will provide you with a fixed fee for appointing us as your legal team.
As such matters can be life changing, we cannot provide any detailed advice on how you should plead, and the strength of your case during the initial phone call. Detailed advice will be provided once we are formally instructed as your lawyers and once we have considered the evidence in the case.
How Much Will a Private Solicitor Cost Me?
Each client, and each case is individual and different, for that reason there are no set fees for our cases, because the cost will be determined by the number of offences, the nature of the offence and the evidence in the case. If you are interested in appointing us as your lawyers, please call us and we can provide you with an estimate on the cost to take your case to trial.
Our fees for representation at the First Magistrates’ Court Hearing start from £2,000+VAT and this will include a meeting with one of our lawyers, initial detailed legal advice and representation at the Magistrates’ Court.
The Process of Appointing Our Lawyers
Once you have spoken with us and been given an initial case assessment and fee for representation at the First Magistrates’ Court Hearing, if you wish to proceed with formally appointing us, please notify us as soon as possible.
A Fixed Fee invoice will be e-mailed to you and full payment of the invoice will need to be made via BACS or online transfer. Once we have received payment of the fee, a file will be opened, and an appointment will be booked for you to meet us at our offices in Birmingham, Milton Keynes or London in person so that we can discuss the allegation with you and provide you with detailed initial advice.
Nationwide Service from Police Interview to Trial
Our Private Client Criminal Litigation team work diligently with you every step of the way to ensure the best possible defence is presented at each stage of the case. We are very skilled in the Criminal Justice System, legislation and the latest case law. We invest that knowledge, along with the skills and experience of leading Barristers to the specific facts of your prosecution and build a robust defence case, providing you with the best prospects of success.
As a bespoke legal defence law firm, we have a wealth of knowledge and experience, representing clients both in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court. Our lawyers are defending clients in Courts across the country daily and have significant experience in Court procedure and advocacy.
If you are acquitted after trial (found Not Guilty) our lawyers can apply to the Court for a Defence Costs Order and this will mean that you will be able to recover some of the cost of instructing us to defend your case at trial. If you would like more information on this, please call one of our lawyers on 0345 222 9955.
Criminal Defence Solicitors
If you are a regulated professional, a criminal conviction could cause difficulties in your chosen profession. Our specialist lawyers understand the implications a Police Caution or Criminal Conviction could have.
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Manjinder Kang was absolutely fantastic and i could not have had better representation during my case. I have already recommended his firm to all my contacts for any issues relating to road transport law.
An extremely professional service – full and honest appraisal of situation and a positive outcome. Highly recommend!
An exceedingly competent, professional and dedicated practice lead from the front by Manjinder Kang. In my experience, it is often very difficult to find a professional organisation that truly delivers on their promise of expertise,quality of service, compassion and dedication to their client. I would not hesitate in recommending Kang & Co Solicitors.
Very helpful and informative. They explain things in plain English to help you understand the legal process. I got caught up in a problem and felt I was way outside my comfort zone, but everyone on the team at Kang & Co were excellent at making me feel more at ease.
I found Kang & co a real help when my son found himself the wrong side of the line with a driving offence, they were honest and straight taking and helped my son revive the best outcome in a really bad situation he found himself in,I would honesty recommend these guys when you find yourself in trouble.
I cannot thank Manjinder for all the help and support he gave us prior to and up to my husbands court date. This could of been a very testing time should my husband not have won his case. Special thanks to Mr Shoker who was fantastic on the day.
We were very pleased with their service & if ever we needed a solicitor in the future we would definitely use Kang & Co Solicitors.
I was summonsed for a speeding offence on the M6 toll where the speed recorded was essentially an automatic disqualification. I pleaded guilty and engaged the services of Kang and Co to plead my case not to be disqualified from driving. My outcome was positive and I retained my licence. I would recommend Kang and Co to anyone who has the need for Legal Representation.
Professional from start to finish. High attention to detail within my case despite it being very clean cut charge wise. Highly recommended.
I arranged for my nephew to see Mr Kang as he was facing a driving ban after getting 12 points in three years. Mr Kang gave my nephew detailed advice on obtaining the necessary evidence for his court case. Mr Shocker represented him at the magistrates court and instead of being banned he received a modest fine. All within a week or two!
The preparation on my case was second to none, this began from the moment I contacted Manjinder Kang and his team, and they were very proactive to look into my case ASAP. The quality of representation in Court at Court was excellent, I was assigned with a Barrister, and someone who had extensive experience in this field. The outcome of your case 6 points, although I was expecting a ban as minimum.
Manjinder and the team at Kang & Co are absolutely fantastic. From my first 10 minute consultation right through to the final outcome I felt like I was in great hands. The team asked everything they needed from me and formed a defence for my case. I don’t feel like I could of done it without the team at Kang & Co.
I would like to say firstly a Big Thank you to Kang and Co especially Mr Manjinder Kang Solister and Mr Thomas Wheeler Barrister an excellent job done. They both know the laws and the perfect outcome. I feel that to have the best is to get the best and this company definitely fits this.
Amazing service overall. I was impressed with how fast I had responses from emails with any queries or questions. On the day of my meeting with Kang & Co all options were made very clear and the advice I was given provided the result I wanted! I highly recommend Kang & Co, especially for motoring convictions.
A great experience with Kang & Co Solicitors. Fast and professional communications and excellent representation in court with a good outcome.
Kang & Co Solicitors are very efficient and punctual. They went out their way with their services. My friend recommended them and I will indeed do the same. Excellent quality. Anything I didn’t understand was explained to me. They went out of their way with very short notice for the work I required.
Kang & Co are worth every penny. I have had a very good experience with these solicitors, helping me reduce my inevitable driving ban to as low as I could of possibly wished for.They were very supportive throughout the entire process and I owe them a big thank you for helping me to retain my job.
Mr Kang who met with me and Mr Wheeler who represented me in court were brilliant, could not have survived the experience without them! Not sure how anyone could, as I, approach an experience like this was for me, a first time appearance in court without seeking help, advice and representation from a lawyer/s such as these two great examples.
We required advice and representation at a Public Inquiry with the Birmingham Traffic Commissioner and appointed Manjinder of Kang & Co after reading an article that he had published on Transport online. He achieved the best possible outcome for us at the Inquiry – our license was not revoked and our fleet was not curtailed.
From start to finish they kept me in the loop and was very straight to the point which I liked, not leading you on that you get with other firms. One firm I would highly recommend and I would very much be using in the future if needed. Thank you to Mr. Kang and his team .
Very good from start to finish and I got the best result possible.
On my court date I was assured by a great barrister everything would be done in my best interests and it was – we got the result I needed. I was so impressed by the swiftness of this company really hassle free – kept up to date with everything.
My licence was going to be revoked and i was considering representing myself in Court and a family member recommended contacting Kang & Co. I then weighed up using a specialist firm or representing myself and made the right choice. Chris Hopkins who represented me in court was very supportive and professional. He done his utmost to get me the best outcome and delivered.
The combination of hard work, expertise and commitment to achieve the best possible result ended up in my acquittal at trial. I believe instructing Kang & Co. at the time that I did made all of the difference in securing a successful outcome. I would definitely recommend Kang and Co. if you need legal representation.
Very clearly explained the process, took his time over getting a very clear and accurate history of events and mitigation. Barrister on the day was well prepared, went over key mitigation and presented it well in court, an excellent advocate. Barrister clearly explained possible outcomes and most realistic outcome. Excellent service from initial contact to finishing the court case. Would recommend to anyone.
For personal service, security and efficiency I recommend Kang & Co. A complete service with the comfort of a clear and understandable process directed by high quality staff.
I would highly recommend Kang & Co and in particular Manjinder Kang. He was very professional, provided excellent advice ending in a positive outcome. Thank you.
I had 11 Taco graph for infringements was Advised to use Kang and Co was contacted straightaway by Manjinder Kang who was very professional and straightforward got working on my case immediately. I was made fully aware of what The consequences was and looking at sentence keep me updated all the time. Very prompt and professional company.
I have previously dealt with Carla Riozzi at Kang & Co and would highly recommend her. She was professional and knowledgeable about the law. She kept me up to date with my case and I found her very approachable. I would definitely instruct this firm again. Thank you for your assistance.
Excellent service that we received from Kang & Co Solicitors. Advice was done methodically and easy to understand with a great result. Thank you.