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Tahir Ashraf

Tahir Ashraf

Described as ‘an excellent lawyer’ by solicitors Tahir Ashraf is a London and Manchester based barrister. Tahir specialises in Business Chancery Commercial and Insolvency Law matters. The Legal 500 also list Tahir Ashraf.

Tahir is described by Instructing Solicitors as ‘an excellent lawyer’ and his written work is commended as ‘great’.  Tahir works primarily 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square Chambers London, recognised as a first-class set in the legal directories. Tahir can also be contacted in Manchester.

How Does Tahir Describe Himself?

Tahir describes himself as a business man first and a barrister second. This is because commerciality plays a significant role in business. Other descriptions afforded to Tahir include being a friend, a father, a leader, an entrepreneur and of course, a barrister. Though most important he would class himself as a student, a student of life.

Is Tahir Ashraf a Commercial Barrister?

In short, yes! Tahir Ashraf is a London and Manchester based business and commercial chancery barrister. He is a specialist legal adviser. He is also a High Court advocate in Chancery Commercial, Insolvency litigation and Business law matters.

Why Is Tahir also known as Terry?

The nickname ‘Terry’ for Tahir started when he was a toddler. It has stuck through family friends and many lay and professional clients refer to him as Terry.

Which Areas of Law Does Tahir’s Commercial Litigation Practice Cover?

Broadly speaking Tahir’s commercial litigation practice includes business and media. This includes the interpretation of contracts, misfeasance in public office as well as insurance and directors’ duties. His insight into media and intellectual property law stems from BBC Local Radio and print journalism.

Tahir is regularly instructed for insolvency practitioners and office-holders in company and insolvency matters. Tahir also accepts instructions in matters on behalf of private individuals against companies and Insolvency Practitioners. Tahir developed his love of insolvency law at The Insolvency Service (a central government department under BIS).

Tahir is considered to be a ‘time-served Solicitor-Advocate.’ Tahir also trained as a radio and print journalist at the BBC and due to his previous standing he often liaises with media personnel and editors to advise you how to manage your dispute in the media and public eye. This helps to minimise the impact of any negative publicity that may be associated with a dispute being made public. If you would like advice and assistance with your media and publicity matters contact Tahir for a discussion.

Some examples of Tahir’s notable work can be seen on the Recent / Notable Cases page where Tahir has advised and / or acted as advocate on various matters.

Arbitration and Construction

Aviation and Insolvency

Islamic Finance and Banking, Commercial Litigation and Insurance

Landlord and Tenant / Property & Trusts

Media and Intellectual Property / Information Technology

Barrister Tahir Ashraf is a London based lawyer. He advises businesses and individuals across the UK in Business Chancery Commercial and Insolvency Law disputes.





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