Job Title: Director (Crime)
Makhan first qualified in 1984 and was a court clerk and associate solicitor before helping to form Murria Solicitors. He was previously the former senior partner and also the founding partner of the firm in 1988. He has several accreditations and has defended a wide range of clients in serious allegations including homicide, fraud, VAT fraud, money laundering, drug-related conspiracies, historical sex offences, public office misconduct and many more. Makhan is a specialist in fraud and major crime and is known for his sensitive, understanding and friendly approach. He is a Higher Courts’ Advocate and a Learning and Development Director, ensuring the firm’s training and development processes are of the highest standard. He has also acted as an independent legal advisor to the Crown Prosecution Service Hate Crime Panel and features in the Legal 500 rankings, having worked on a series of high-profile regional and national cases in the past. Makhan also acts as a duty solicitor at police stations and Magistrates Courts.
Serious and grave crime, fraud, homicide, historic sex offences, drug-related crime.
Birmingham Law Society Criminal Law Committee, VHCC Advocate panel member and Higher Rights Advocate (Crime)
Makhan assists the homeless as an active member of the Midland Langar Seva Society and is a Trustee of an International Educational and Charitable trust, which undertakes charitable work both in the UK and India.