Tahir has practiced Criminal Defence Litigation since 1997 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2000. Tahir is an accredited Police Station and Court Duty Solicitor and has gained a reputation amongst clients for providing a high level of commitment to securing the best possible outcome to their cases. He regularly represents his clients at the Police Station and at Courts across the country and has over the years successfully represented clients charged with a range of serious offences. He has been instructed and represented those charged with offences including Murder, Terrorism, Fraud, and Death by Dangerous Driving, Drug Importation and large-scale drug conspiracies; firearm offences, serious Sexual offences, including allegations of rape, historic abuse and child grooming offences. Tahir has also acted in several extradition cases in recent years.
Tahir has a particular interest in dealing with young offenders and has assisted them towards rehabilitation. Having worked in the Home Counties, he became a Partner at his own Firm in East London in 2004, before joining ALH as a Partner in 2006. Tahir has established an effective working relationship with experienced Counsel and some of the country’s leading Queens Counsel specializing in representing and defending people being investigated or already charged with grave and complex criminal cases. Tahir is noted for both his tactical and mature approach to cases that are often of particular complexity. He has advised in cases involving professionals who are facing criminal and disciplinary proceedings arising in connection with their work such as fraud, theft, serious professional misconduct and negligence.
As part of his work Tahir has had to travel to other Countries to interview witnesses and collate evidence in preparation for the defence. With a proven track record of success, Tahir is often instructed as a solicitor of choice amongst lay clients.He is a member of the Law Society Criminal Accreditation Scheme and Criminal Law Solicitors Association.
Criminal Defence | Forensic & Psychiatric Defences | Magistrates & Crown Court Representation | Proceeds of Crime & Confiscation | Terrorism & Related Law