Solicitor Partner/ Director of Birmingham office.
Department: Criminal Defence
120 Cornwall Buildings
45 Newhall Street
Tel: 0844 842 5525
Fax: 0121 222 4164
D/X: 13017 Birmingham
Shahid Miah is a serious fraud expert, with a particular interest in defending those involved in financial services, company directors, solicitors and accountants.
He has been involved as a criminal defence solicitor in some of the largest VAT fraud cases ever seen in the U.K..
His current caseload includes: Operation Euripus, a £250 million VAT fraud allegation within the mobile phone industry (one of the largest ever brought by HM Revenue & Customs); Operation Epoch, a fraud involving the Individual Learning Account Scheme and a £20 million tax fraud in the construction industry.
Click here to read a sample of the cases David Phillips & Partners criminal solicitors have dealt with.
For instance, Mr. Miah has recently concluded a POCA case at the Court of Appeal which defines ‘criminal property’. Read the case report for this serious fraud matter by clicking on the link.
His expertise also extends to other fraud related matters including civil recovery investigations, confiscation order proceedings and freezing or restraint orders.
Shahid Miah can be contacted via David Phillips & Partners’ Birmingham office (call 0800 027 7870), e-mail or by completing the online form on the right of this page.
He accepts instructions as a legal aid solicitor and on a private client basis as appropriate.