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Legal Awards 2015
Birmingham Law Society
Shortlisted International Lawyer of the Year.


Legal Awards 2015 & 2016 Birmingham Law Society - Shortlisted Law Firm of the Year.

Altaf Hussain | LLB

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A tough and bright practitioner, with a keen sense of justice, committed to winning cases. A specialist in domestic and international litigation.

Altaf was sponsored by a firm of lawyers to undertake his law degree. He spent his early legal career advising in the areas of corporate, insolvency and business crime.

A charismatic lawyer with sharp focus and an adaptive intellect. With his unique winning mentality & superior motivation he has investigated, argued and won 90% of cases to date.

Altaf is a fearsome litigator who has unrivalled confidence. A meticulous case preparer with a reputation for taking direct aggressive action that bring results.

An effective lawyer with a glittering record in winning impossible cases. He and his team have successfully defended in some of the largest and most complex commercial, civil and criminal dispute cases over the last decade.

Altaf regularly appears on television speaking on international and commercial litigation, fraud and defamation.

Outside of work Altaf is an avid sportsman having played various sports at county level.

International

  • Advising a multi-billion dollar company based in Dubai, one of the largest trading companies in the UAE, freezing and recovering $3 million dollars of misappropriated funds worldwide. This case has involved working in Dubai, UK and China.
  • Advising in a £1.7 million contested probate dispute across three jurisdictions - UK, Switzerland and India.
  • Advising a businessman in a £200,000 property investment dispute in Cyprus with a national bank.
  • Advising a company in the Ukraine on insolvency related litigation across four jurisdictions - UK, Ukraine, USA and Singapore.
  • Advising a media company based in Croatia.
  • Advising a $300 million dollar company in Dubai on their international trading disputes and expansion.

Commercial Litigation

  • Advising two clients in a £5 million personal guarantee dispute and preventing a national bank from obtaining a repossession order.
  • Advising in a £3 million insolvency litigation and preventing the trustee in bankruptcy obtaining a repossession order.
  • Advising a British & Bollywood actor in a £100,000 insurance dispute.
  • Acting for a group of investors around the UK in a £300 million property investment dispute.
  • Advising celebrities and organisations on media & defamation issues.

Fraud/Private Crime

  • Successfully defending celebrity clients on drink drive issues resulting in the termination of the prosecution.
  • Successfully defending a high-profile figure charged with the production and cultivation of cannabis.
  • Advising a company director on a £2 million VAT fraud.
  • Advising two clients in a £8 million money laundering case.
  • Advising in a £250 million VAT fraud.

Human Rights

  • Advising a group of individuals seeking damages for defamation of their high figure.
  • Advising M.E (Myalgic Encephalopathy) patients around the UK and The M.E Society in Denmark on their struggle for justice.
  • Dispute Management
  • Commercial Litigation
  • International Law
  • Fraud
  • Media & Defamation
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Human Rights
  • Small Heath School
  • King Edwards Camp Hill Grammar School
  • College of Law
  • Birmingham City University
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