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Financial Crime - The Regions
Up and Coming
"She always finds something to improve her client's defence." "Amirah Ajaz leaves no stone unturned for her clients."
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“Described as a white-collar crime and boiler room fraud expert” in the Legal 500, Amirah is a specialist lawyer dealing with complex white/grey-collar fraud, serious organised crime and complex confiscation cases. She is regularly instructed on investigations conducted by law enforcement agencies including, SFO, FCA, NCA, HMRC, CPS, DBIS, Trading Standards and Local Authorities.
Amirah’s experience includes working on highly publicised cases with complex issues involving cross border jurisdictions, novel frauds, high monetary values and technical legal points. Her strengths include the ability to digest voluminous evidence, forensically examine figures and advance a pro-active, tactical defence strategy on behalf of her clients.
Amirah has worked with some of the leading Queens Counsel and Counsel in the country. She is recognised and respected for her work both in the profession and by clients.
Amirah has considerable experience in the preparation of Very High Cost Complex Cases and is a specialist fraud lawyer with extensive knowledge and experience of confiscation, restraint and cash seizure proceedings. Amirah has experience in dealing with sensitive cases, involving national security considerations and principles of international law.