EK is a British citizen of Albanian descent. The Secretary of State became aware of false representations he had made in historic applications to the Home Office, including his application for naturalisation. The Secretary of State proceeded to attempt to deprive him of his British citizenship. He appealed against that decision. The fact-finding First-tier […]
Judgement handed down for case of Mariaddan v Solicitors Regulation Authority Ltd  EWHC 207 (Admin).
Mrs Justice Foster has handed judgement in the professional discipline case of Mariaddan v Solicitors Regulation Authority Ltd  EWHC 207 (Admin). Mr Fazli appeared as junior Counsel (led by Andrew Butler KC of Tanfield Chambers). The appeal also raised a preliminary issue as to whether an undischarged bankrupt was entitled to pursue an appeal ‘‘by reference to the rule […]
Glowing Google Review received on Mehtab Malhotra’s advocacy
“Mehtab M. had been recommended to me as my barrister couldn’t attend my scheduled hearing. Naturally, I was hesitant to work with a new barrister, but wow, I was blown away. From the moment she got on board, I felt she quickly understood my case, but importantly, she presented a great strategy to win the […]
Festive Period Opening Hours
Festive Period Opening Hours: 12 Old Square would firstly like to wish all of our clients a very happy Christmas and New Year. Please note the following Chambers opening times over the festive period: Monday 26 December: Closed Tuesday 27 December: Closed Wednesday 28 December: 10.00 am to 2:30pm Thursday 29 December: 10.00 am to 2:30pm […]
Exceptional result for Mr Fazli at Bromley Magistrates Court
A wholly exceptional result for Mr Fazli at Bromley Magistrates Court. The Court dismissed the Metropolitan Police’s application to forfeit £163,349.69 (one hundred sixty three thousand three hundred forty nine pounds and sixty nine pence) of Mr Fazli’s client’s money from her bank account. The Police had argued that the money were recoverable property as […]
May the Queen rest in peace 1926 – 2022.
Her Majesty the Queen. All members and staff at 12 Old Square are deeply saddened by the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II and offer our sincerest sympathy to the Royal Family and HM King Charles III.
Judgment handed down for Employment Tribunal Matter
Judgment for the case of Mr Anthony Catt Appellant -v- English Table Tennis Association Limited and others has been handed down by the Honourable Mrs Justice Eady DBE, Preisdent. Mr Daniel Matovu of Counsel appeared on behalf of the successful appellant, who was a non-executive Director and elected Deputy Chairman of Table Tennis England (the […]
Success in the Upper Tribunal for George Mavrantonis
The Upper Tribunal agree with George Mavrantonis on Article 8 ECHR proportionality error of law in NAO v. SSHD (2022) George Mavrantonis has succeeded in an appeal against the decision of a First-tier Tribunal Judge, arguing that the first instance judge had erroneously reached conclusions under s.117B, the public interest and his wider “balance sheet” […]
Reported Decision –  UKUT 00161 – KB (Art 8: points-based proportionality assessment)
A reported decision regarding the case of KB, which was published on 21 June 2022, is now available to read in full, which can be found attached at the bottom of this article. Ms Sonia Ferguson of Counsel was instructed by Freemans Solicitors for this matter to represent KB, with the hearing now to be […]
A Reported Decision from the High Court – Nazari v Solicitors Regulation Authority  EWHC 1574
Mrs Justice Lang DBE has handed down judgement in Nazari v Solicitors Regulation Authority  EWHC 1574 (Admin). The case raises important arguments in the realm of professional discipline law, particularly concerning legal professionals. Mr Fazli tried to argue, amongst other grounds, that there was a difference between deception and dishonesty and the implication ought to […]