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Ali Tabari

Birmingham, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Restructuring/Insolvency , Commercial Dispute Resolution
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Restructuring/Insolvency - Midlands (Bar)

Band 2

Ali Tabari
Frequently instructed in cases concerning fraudulent trading and misfeasance, Ali Tabari is an experienced litigator in insolvency-related matters. His background in banking and finance means he is well placed to act in insolvency law cases.
Strengths: "He is user-friendly and it's very easy to put him in front of a client - he quickly gains their confidence."
Recent work: Instructed in Re Benedict Cole, a long-running dispute arising from the administration of a temporary workers agency.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - Midlands (Bar)

Band 2

Ali Tabari
Ali Tabari is recognised for the highly practical tenor of his advice on commercial and chancery litigation matters. He provides further expertise in areas such as banking and finance, insolvency, fraud and professional liability. He is particularly adept at handling unfair prejudice petitions and shareholder disputes. He regularly acts on behalf of national firms, banks, insolvency office holders and insurance companies, among other clients. 
Strengths: "Friendly, warm, thorough and efficient. He had to deal with many difficult conversations and he is diplomatic in that regard."
Recent work: Acted for ISS Facility Services in a multimillion-pound dispute with another global provider of facility and maintenance services, arising from a tendering process which never resulted in a final long-term contract.
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Ali has a busy and thriving commercial practice focussing on heavy commercial litigation involving fraud, insolvency, company and finance aspects. His experience in those fields also leads to instructions in professional liability matters.

He regularly appears in lengthy and complex High Court trials, and has been in the Court of Appeal several times. Recently he has been instructed as led junior in numerous serious and valuable cases concerning large-scale fraudulent misrepresentation, breaches of warranty, defective share sale agreements and fraudulent trading. He is instructed on an 8-figure fraud claim arising from the sale of two businesses, and in various disputes concerning large-scale Ponzi schemes involving offshore and domestic investment vehicles, sophisticated employee frauds, secret commissions, sham trusts of land, fraudulent use of trust funds, application of the proceeds of crime, numerous allegations of deceit and breaches of fiduciary duty by company directors, and fraudulent applications for grants from public funds.

Ali has extensive experience in applications for injunctive relief, including worldwide freezing orders, Norwich Pharmacal/Bankers Trust Orders and passport orders.

Within his insolvency and restructuring work, he is currently instructed in numerous claims involving allegations of misfeasance, TUV/preferences, unlawful dividends and transactions to defraud creditors, and was instructed with James Morgan QC on a £1m fraudulent trading claim against the director of a company wound up on public interest grounds.

Career

Called 2006.

Professional Memberships

Midlands Commercial and Chancery Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; Midlands Fraud Forum; Association of Midlands Mediators.

Publications

International Corporate Rescue magazine; Regular contributor to Lexis Nexis R&I blog.

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Ali Tabari

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