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Practice Summary and Cases

Tahir brings his unique commercial acumen and life experience to his cases at  the Bar. Instructing Solicitors describe Tahir as “an excellent lawyer”, commend his “great written work” and describe him as a “distinct leader”. Clients say Tahir provides a “first class service”, is an “excellent communicator” and a brilliant “strategist” and “miss working [with him] to strategically solve issues”.

As a passionate lawyer Tahir covers cases within the energy sector. He has an interest in climate change laws and transport related air pollution. From an early stage Tahir advises on international collaborations and joint venture projects on power generation, energy and fuel efficiency.

Tahir also acts in EU and public international law matters, in which he was recently led in a landmark case in the Court of Appeal. Tahir presently advises in environmental law on EU ETS, carbon emissions, transport emissions and air pollution. Tahir’s current investment banking work includes the creation of a transport infrastructure Green Bond. Other areas are breach of contract disputes, construction disputes, conversion, EU and public international law, professional negligence, restrictive covenants (Intellectual Property and land), vicarious liability, restitution and shareholders’ rights.

The prevention of contractual disputes and contentious chancery commercial litigation and dispute resolution is also at the heart of Tahir’s practice. His banking work includes compliance, corporate governance and Islamic Finance and he acts for CEOs and CFOs, board of directors as well as office-holders. Unlike most barristers Tahir as a barrister, also trained and worked as a Solicitor-Advocate. He continues to enjoy a great deal of client contact at an early stage. Accordingly, Tahir’s first-hand experience makes him appreciate the needs of clients and the challenges faced by busy commercial solicitors. Tahir works well therefore with solicitors and businesses and as part of a team.

Before joining 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square Tahir honed his unique insight into insolvency law at The Insolvency Service and commercial litigation i