Iqbal Singh Kang has in excess of seven year’s post qualification experience. He graduated from Keele University with B.A. (Hons.) degree in Law and Criminology in 2003 before progressing to achieve a Master’s Degree in Commercial Law from the University of Birmingham. He was admitted a Solicitor in April 2009 and joined Argyles Solicitors later the same year where he founded and managed the Prison Law Department where he developed a flourishing practice.
Iqbal specialises in the defence of very serious crime and prison law and has represented clients charged with the alleged commission of serious offences successfully, including murder, terrorism, robbery, violent and sexual offences. He is considered one of the country’s leading Prison Law specialists regularly providing advice, assistance and representation to some of Britain’s most dangerous prisoners, including the representation of prisoners before the Parole Board and the Independent Adjudicator in respect of prison disciplinary proceedings.
He has a sharp mind and is quickly able to highlight the strengths and weaknesses of any prosecution case and always provides sound, honest and pragmatic advice to ensure that clients are always provided with the best legal advice, assistance and representation. He is meticulous in his approach to the preparation of cases and leaves no stone unturned to ensure the preparation and presentation of a thoroughly robust defence case. He is fearless in his approach and a formidable advocate. Consequently he commands a substantial loyal client following from a nationwide client base and is a much sought after criminal defence solicitor.
Iqbal has appeared on regional and national television, including BBC News and Channel 4 News, radio and print media with regards to his specialisms in very serious crime and Prison Law.
Notable cases include:-
R v Newton – 2015 Secured acquittal of defendant charged with attempted murder of his two baby daughters.
R v Berry – 2014 Secured acquittal of defendant charged with conspiracy to commit armed robberies.
R v Donald & Goodwin – 2014 Acquittal of two defendants charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.
R v Galil – 2013 Secured acquittal of defendant and proved false allegations of raping a minor.
R v McIntosh – 2013 Acquittal of defendant charged with robbery of electrical warehouse. Case involving serious police corruption and interference with defence alibi witnesses.
R (On the Application of McDonagh) The Chief Constable of Leicestershire Constabulary – 2013 Successful Judicial Review on wrongful removal of solicitor from police station.
R v Donald – 2011 Secured acquittal in triple murder arising out of Birmingham riots of the summer of 2011.
R v Maynard-Francis – 2009 Secured acquittal of defendant charged, together with two others of murder of a sex offender.
R v Ali & Ali – 2009 Acquittal of father and son charged with rape and kidnap.