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Akhtar Ahmad

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Crime , Financial Crime: Individuals
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Crime - London (Firms)

Band 2

Akhtar Ahmad is a skilled criminal defence solicitor and advocate. He handles a broad remit of serious crime cases, including major sex abuse and murder trials, as well as significant matters concerning organised crime.
"The important thing to him is getting the right result for the client, but he is also tactical and strategic and couples his enthusiasm with experience."
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Financial Crime: Individuals - London (Firms)

Band 3

Akhtar Ahmad is a seasoned practitioner with deep experience in financial crime matters. He regularly defends clients facing allegations of tax fraud and money laundering.
"He is focused on getting the right result for the client, and is tactical and strategic."
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Ranked by the leading Legal Directories as one of the top criminal solicitors in the UK, Akhtar regularly represents clients facing the most serious and complex of allegations. He has specialised in Criminal Defence work since 1994 and is a Higher Court Solicitor Advocate. He has considerable experience dealing with the full spectrum of criminal matters ranging from general criminal allegations to the most serious, high profile, complex cases of International Fraud, Restraint Orders, Confiscation Orders, Extradition, Sexual Offences, Murder and Terrorism.

He is particularly admired for his ability to deconstruct complex allegations and provide strategically astute advice. Akhtar recognises the anxiety and stress that can be caused to clients who face allegations which have the potential to greatly affect their personal and business lives. He is noted for his ability to help clients navigate through extremely difficult circumstances successfully.

Akhtar directly contributes to government consultations on changes to the Criminal Justice System meeting with Government Ministers, senior members of the Judiciary and others who influence Policy.

Professional Memberships

- Past President of the LCCSA

- Past Assessor on the Examining Board of Swansea University Duty Solicitor Assessment and Higher Court Solicitor Advocate Assessments.

- National Criminal Justice Digital Working Group Committee

Akhtar Ahmad

ABV Solicitors

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4th Floor

9 Carmelite Street


Greater London



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