Eddie Tang has a wide range of experience in criminal defence work. He joined the firm in 2007 as a senior solicitor and was promoted to Partner in 2011. His cases take him the length and breadth of the UK. As well as a high number of cases in West London, he has also represented clients in Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, Southampton and Nottingham.
He is highly experienced in dealing with general and serious complex crime such as murder, drugs, serious sexual assault, terrorism and fraud. He is also regularly in the Magistrates’ Court and specialises in representing youths.
Eddie has vast experience in advising and representing individuals and companies summonsed for road traffic offences such as speeding, careless/dangerous driving, failing to nominate a driver.
R v H – represented a client charged under the Explosives Act for making numerous “nail bombs”. Following a lengthy trial, the client was acquitted. R v W – represented a client charged with 10 counts of perverting the course of justice, where he had provided misleading information to the police and DVLA in respect of nominated drivers.
R v G – case involving conspiracy to import £20m of cocaine and money laundering, which lasted two years. The client was acquitted in respect of the substantive charge.
R v A – case involving the biggest production and supply of counterfeit Viagra in Europe to date, which involved international distribution to India, Sweden and Northern Africa.
R v G – represented client charged with murder. After lengthy trial, client was acquitted.
R v T – represented a client before Southwark Crown Court regarding allegations of false accounting in respect of Parliamentary expenses. The case involved lengthy investigation into issues of Parliamentary privilege and procedure, and has been widely reported in the media.
R v R – represented a client in a £20m money laundering case through the Caribbean.
Key Dates: LLB University of Middlesex 1996, qualified 2000
Cheek Lesson and Co 1997 – 2000
T Cryan and Co (merged with Cheek Lesson and Co) 2000 – 2006
IBB since 2007