Ash Bhatia

Position(s): Managing Director

Area(s) of Practice: Criminal Defence

Office: Nottingham

Phone: 0333 016 3333

Email: ash.bhatia@bhatiabest.co.uk

Ash is Managing Director at Bhatia Best and the remit of this biography cannot possibly set out all aspects of his multi-faceted role.

He is the firm’s complaints handling partner, COLP, COFA and is largely responsible for strategic decision making.

Ash is currently Chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the Nottinghamshire Law Society and is responsible for representing Nottinghamshire at the National Law Society.

Ash is an ex president of the Nottinghamshire Law Society and was voted solicitor of the year by his peers and colleagues in Nottinghamshire in 2002.

Ash works tirelessly to promote the protection of public funding in all areas of legal work.

He is a pivotal member of the criminal Big Firms Group and as such has played a major role in coordinating action against government cuts to legal aid funding over many years.