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 […]

Promotion for Emma Zocchi

Bhatia Best Solicitors are delighted to announce that Emma Zocchi has been promoted to the role of Associate Partner and supervisor of the Criminal Defence department at our Derby office. Emma is based in our Criminal Defence department at Derby and up until this point had been the joint supervisor of the department in that […]