Taxi Licensing Appeals Success for Amjid Ibrahim

Amjid Ibrahim, one of our specialist Taxi Licensing Solicitors, has today received offers from Derby City Council to successfully conclude three of his client’s Appeals against their Taxi Licence Revocation. In all three separate cases, the Council accepted the representations that had been made by Mr Ibrahim and agreed to reinstate the taxi licences before […]

RECRUITING – Crime Solicitor – Mansfield Office

We are currently looking to expand our Criminal Defence team at our Mansfield Office. As a result, we are inviting applications from qualified solicitors specialising in Criminal Defence. All PQE (including newly qualified) will be considered. Whilst Duty Solicitor status is desirable, it is not necessary. Any successful applicants without Duty status would be supported […]

Richard Bannister Returns to Bhatia Best

Proving that once you’ve been part of the (Bhatia) Best, it’s difficult to stay away, everyone would like to wish Richard Bannister a warm ‘welcome back’ to the firm. Richard is a solicitor in our Family Law department, primarily based at our Nottingham Office. He specialises in Private Law matters, with a real talent when […]

Accreditation for Asiyah

Bhatia Best would like to congratulate Asiyah Ahmed on becoming a fully-accredited Police Station Representative. Asiyah is a Paralegal currently based in our busy Nottingham office. The Accreditation process has two parts; the submission of a detailed written portfolio of cases and then a practical Critical Incidents Test. Asiyah has now passed both of these […]

20 up for Matt Hayes!

Everyone at Bhatia Best would like to congratulate Matt Hayes on being with the firm for 20 years! Maybe it’s just us but we are quite taken by the ‘silver fox’ look. Don’t ever buy any ‘Just For Men’, Matt! Matt, now an Associate in the firm, works in our Criminal Defence Department. He is […]

Footballer has driving ban overturned

A local footballer who was banned from driving for failing to provide a specimen of breath has had his conviction overturned by the Crown Court. Our client was arrested after his Mercedes was involved in a road traffic collision and the police believed he had been drinking. At the police station, our client initially told […]

Amrik Singh Passes the Legal Practice Course

Congratulations to Amrik who has passed his Legal Practice Course with a distinction! This fantastic achievement means that Amrik can now embark on the Police Station Representatives Accreditation procedure without having to take an additional examination. It also puts Amrik one step closer to securing a Training Contract and ultimately, qualifying as a solicitor. We […]

Ben Brown – Reporting for Duty!

Everyone at Bhatia Best would like to congratulate Ben Brown on completing the Magistrates’ Court Duty Qualification. Ben, a solicitor in our Criminal Defence Department, has successfully completed the Magistrates Court Qualification accreditation. This intense process has two parts: a 25-case portfolio in which Ben had to demonstrate the range of cases he had dealt […]

Amrik Singh returns!

Everyone here at Bhatia Best Solicitors would like to say welcome back to Amrik Singh, who returned to Bhatia Best on 17th June 2019. Amrik has returned to Bhatia Best having previously undertaken a placement year in our Criminal Defence Department whilst studying for his Law Degree at Nottingham Trent University. Having returned to University […]

Victims and survivors of abuse are “still the last people the Church thinks of”

Today, the Independent Inquiry on Child Sexual Abuse publishes its latest report on the Archdiocese of Birmingham. The findings of the Inquiry detail devastating failures by the Archdiocese of Birmingham over decades. Bhatia Best represents RC-A1 (also known by the Inquiry as D2), an adult survivor of child sexual abuse at two now closed residential […]