MOEEN KHAN

SOLICITOR ADVOCATE

AREAS OF PRACTICE 

Mr Khan is a Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Rights in Criminal Law) and a fully qualified Criminal Duty Solicitor, which means he is capable of representing his clients from Police Station to the Supreme Court of UK. In addition of being an experienced advocate, he is also very proficient with case preparation, case management and case analysis in complex legal matters.

Since joining Lloyds PR Solicitor’s Criminal Defence Team he regularly appears at Crown Courts, Magistrates Courts and Police Stations dealing with a wide range of criminal matters including all types of assaults (CA/ABH/GBH), domestic violence, harassment, multi jurisdiction complex fraud conspiracies, cybercrimes, money laundering, slavery, immigration frauds, serious sexual offences, murder, terrorism and illegal drugs related matters.

Mr Khan has a particular interest in international dimension of criminal cases and advises individuals in respect of extradition requests. He has experience of dealing with complex restraint orders and confiscation orders.

His solution oriented strategic approach and quick thinking on his feet has been very valuable to his clients.

In the past Mr Khan has provided extensive legal assistance to various corporate entities, foreign governmental departments and international organizations. He also has experience in mediation, arbitration and immigration laws. 

Mr Khan is a fully accredited Police Station Advisor and he likes to take control of his cases at initial police investigation stages. Protecting and advancing clients legal rights at this stage enable them to move in the right direction.

Mr Khan is a qualified Supervisor under Legal Aid Contract regime.

 

NOTABLE CASES

Moeen has led the defence in the following cases:

 

MURDER, TERRORISM, SLAVERY, FIREARM & OTHER SERIOUS OFFENCES

  • R v GS.

Represented defendant who was accused of section 2 of Terrorism Act 2006, for dissemination of terrorist publications.

  • R v MK,Central Criminal Crown Court.

Represented defendant who was accused of encouraging terrorism under section 1 of Terrorism Act 2006 by posting material on social media, YouTube and Microsoft Xbox accounts.

  • R v NK (2012) Isleworth Crown Court.

Defendant was accused of slavery by knowingly holding a person in servitude.  

  • R v BC.

Represented defendant who was accused of conspiring events which lead to victim being shot by handgun.

  • R v HA.

Represented defendant who was accused of climbing balcony of an Embassy and waved a flag.

  • R v SH.

Represented defendant who was accused of taking drugs into prison. The matter was contested at Crown Court.

  • R v BS.

Represented a sports celebrity who was accused of possession of firearm

 

COMPLEX FRAUD

  • R v MM, Operation Fleet, Inner London Crown Court.

The case concerned obtaining car insurances fraudulently on large scale by "Ghost Brokers". Case also involved complex confiscation issues.

  • R v DS, Operation Wisp, Old Bailey Crown Court.

Represented defendant who was accused of organizing sham marriages on a large scale.

  • R v AM (2012).

Defendant was accused of immigration fraud (Sec 24), by using deception to remain in UK. Mr Khan conducted the trial, cross examined the UKBA officers. After the trial defendant was found not guilty and was acquitted. 

  • R v NA, Operation Falcon, Blackfriars Crown Court, (Multi Million Cyber Fraud case- ongoing).

Representing defendant in matters concerning multi million pounds cyber fraud ring who allegedly hacked emails and carried out divergent frauds.

  • R v AP, Operation Salvage, Reading Crown Court.

Representing defendant who is accused of involved in a conspiracy to make more that 500 fraudulent car accident and personal injury claims.

  • R v SR.

Representing defendant who is accused of conspiring to make fraudulent applications for British passports.

  • R v UV, Operation Guard, St Alban Crown Court.

Represented defendant who was accused of importation of drugs by hiding drugs in secret compartments of cars while they drove them to cross international borders.

  • R v SA, St Alban Crown Court.

Representing defendant in a case where it is alleged that a property was sold fraudulently and proceeds from the sale were transferred to various bank accounts.

  • R v NH, Operation Canova, Snaresbrook Crown Court.

Case involving large scale immigration fraud by setting up companies to create false financial records for immigration purposes.

  • R v SL.

Represented defendant who was accused of conspiring with other to defraud victims by pretending to be police officers.

  • R v SJ (2012).

Defendant was accused of importing 1,280 Kg of Gutka, which was seized by HMRC at Stansted Airport. Negotiation with HMRC were carried out on behalf of the defendant. 

  • R v CG.

Represented defendant who was accused of being part of organised international criminal network committing online shopping frauds.

 

EXTRADITION

  • R v RV, Westminster Magistrates Court.

Representing defendant who is a Romanian national, who has been sentenced to 5 years 2 months imprisonment in Romania for Drug Trafficking and Fraud. Client is contenting extradition to Romanian a designated Category 1 territory for the purpose of Part 1 of Extradition Act 2003.

  • R v PK, Westminster Magistrates Court.

Represented defendant wanted by Romanian authorities. Client contested extradition and he was allowed to live in UK.

  • R v BH, Westminster Magistrates Court.

Represented defendant wanted by Romanian authorities. Client contested extradition and he was not extradited.

  • R v GC, Westminster Magistrates Court.

Represented defendant wanted by Romanian authorities. Client contested extradition and he was not extradited.

 

DOMESTIC

  • R v RA (2012).

Represented defendant who was accused of series of assaults on his partner.

  • R v KI (2012).

Represented defendant who was accused assaulting his girlfriend. He was acquitted at court.

  • R v RA (2012).

Represented defendant who was accused of making threats to kill his partner by putting knife to her throat.

  • R v MB (2012).

Represented defendant who was accused of punching his wife three times in the head while he was driving the car. The case was dropped by police after his interview at the police station. 

  • R v TF.

Represented defendant who was accused of slapping and kicking his partner. Prosecution eventually dropped the case.

  • R v IG.

Represented defendant who was accused of causing serious injuries to his sister's husband. Defendant attended along with others when his sister asked for help in domestic altercation. The case was dropped at initial stage, client never got charged.

  • R v AE.

Represented defendant who was accused of causing grievous bodily harm to his mother.

  • R v CA.

Represented defendant who was accused of raping his wife.

 

DRUGS

  • R v AOS (2012).

Represented a defendant who was accused of importation of cocaine. UKBA intercepted a parcel at Gatwick Airport and found drugs inside it. The drugs were replaced with dummy substance by police and delivered at defendant’s home address.

  • R v AJW and others (2012)

Represented a defendant who was accused of being a part of “Drug Syndicate” supplying cocaine in Aldershot region.  

  • R v CMC (2012)

Defendant was interviewed at the police station for supply of drugs, namely cocaine and cannabis. Prosecution decided to take no further action after his interview at the police station.

  • R v VH.

Represented defendant who was accused of selling drugs on streets with another.

  • R v HM.

Represented defendant who was accused of selling drugs.

 

SERIOUS OFFENCES

  • R v LC (2012). 

Represented a defendant who had mental health issues and was accused of false imprisonment and assault. It was also alleged  that he approached random people, assaulted them and then ran away from scene of incidents.

  • R v CM (2012).

Represented a defendant at trial who was accused of causing criminal damage to council property. Mr Khan conducted trial and cross-examined police officers. After listening to arguments and evidence, defendant was found not guilty and was acquitted. 

  • R v GM (2012).

Represented a defendant who was accused of burglary and theft.

  • R v AN (2012). 

Represented a defendant who was accused of causing criminal damage and possession of offensive weapon namely a knife.

  • R v OO (2012). 

Defendant was accused of Affray when police arrested him fighting five males. Defendant had his belt wrapped around his fist.

  • R v VU (2012). 

Defendant was accused of possession of offensive weapon, Mr Khan conducted his trial and defendant was found not guilty.

  • R v VV (2012).

Defendant was accused of multiple counts of supply of drugs. Mr Khan represented him at court. 

  • R v SM (2012). 

Defendant was accused of fraud and possession of false ID documents with intent.

  • R v EL.

Represented defendant who was a long-term stayer at a Hotel. It was alleged that defendant had an altercation with cleaner and caused injuries to skull. The case was dropped after interview at police station.

  • R v AE.

Represented a defendant who was accused of gang related stabbing at a party. The matter was dropped at initial investigation stage, therefore client never got charged.

  • R v FT.

Represented defendant who was accused of black mailing his wife for a financial settlement. The case was dropped after interview and client never got charged.

  • R v SM, Westminster Magistrates Court.

Represented defendant who was accused of trade mark breaches on commercial level. Representations were made to retain summary jurisdiction which were accepted, and defendant was sentenced in Magistrates Court. No confiscation order followed.

  • R v HI.

Represented defendant who was accused of making fraudulent applications for freedom passes.

  • R v JF.

Represented defendant who was accused of being involved in conspiracy to burgle houses and attempted murder.

  • R v AV.

Represented defendant who was accused of using fake Romanian driving licence to exchange with UK driving licence.

  • R v AT.

Represented defendant who was accused of money laundering through money exchange bureau.

  • R v CP, Operation Salvage, Maidenhead Police Station.

Represented defendant who was accused of being involved in a conspiracy to make more that 500 fraudulent car accident and personal injury claims.

  • R v ID, St Alban Crown Court.

Represented defendant who was accused of witness intimidation, he was acquitted after full trial at Crown Court.

  • R v MD.

Represented defendant who was accused of child neglect.

  • R v RS, Ealing Magistrates Court.

Represented a defendant who was accused of possession of offensive weapon and assaulted another at Uxbridge Road.

  • R v HA (2012). 

Defendant was accused of Robbery.

  • R v RT.

Represented defendant who was accused of multimillion-pound fraud conspiracy.

  • R v AR. Isleworth Crown Court.

Represented a defendant in Trade Mark breaches by selling pirated produced on large scale on eBay, and subsequent confiscation matters.

 

SEXUAL OFFENCES

  • R v IR (2012).

Defendant was accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Southwark.

  • R v DT (2012). 

Defendant was accused of sexually assaulting another male in gym. Mr Khan represented him at the police station, the case was eventually no further actioned.

  • R v AF (2012). 

Defendant was accused of possession of indecent photographs.

  • R v RN. 

Represented defendant who was accused of rape by his girlfriend. The case was dropped after initial investigation.

  • R v GU.

Defendant was accused of rape at Travel Lodge.

  • R v JR.

Represented defendant who was accused of raping another male.          

  • R v JJ.

Represented defendant who was accused of raping a female.

 

TRAFFIC OFFENCES & PERVERTING COURT OF JUSTICE

  • R V RK (2011),

Luton Magistrates Court. Client was appealing against Council’s decision to revoke his private hire licence.

  • R v NB (2012),

Hammersmith Magistrates Court. Defendant was accused of touting two undercover police officers for private hire.

  • R v BC (2012),

Watford Magistrate Court. An application was made by defence for removal of disqualification, which was granted by the court.

  • R v SH,

Stratford Magistrates Court. Represented defendent who was accused of careless driving.

  • R v AY.

Represented defendant who was accused of perverting course of justice by giving false details when he was requested to give driver’s details. The case was dropped at initial investigation, defendant was not charged.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher Rights of Audience (Criminal Law) from BPP, London
  • Criminal Litigation Accreditation from School of Law, Cardiff University
  • Police Station Representative Accreditation from Swansea University
  • Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test from Altior Kaplan, London
  • LLB (PU)

 

MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

  • Criminal Litigation Accreditation- The Law Society
  • Higher Rights of Audience (Criminal Courts) Accreditation - Solicitor Regulatory Authority
  • Criminal Law Solicitors Association (CLSA)
  • Solicitor Association of Higher Court Advocates (SAHCA)

 

CONTACT DETAILS

T: 0208 963 1050

F: 0208 963 1975

E: moeen@lloydspr.com