Haris Ahmed

Haris Ahmed

Solicitor

01604 622101

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Haris joined the Firm in September 2017.  He is an experienced and robust dispute resolution lawyer who has meticulous attention to detail.

Haris was called to the Bar in 2004. Since then he has gained a broad range of experience before qualifying as a solicitor in April 2017.

His experience means that Haris is quite at ease dealing with large scale and complex litigation matters. He also conducts his own advocacy and regularly appears at court. His hands-on approach gives him an edge when dealing with litigious matters and he is able to advise clients comprehensively quite early on about the practical implications of their case.

Due to his strengths in advocacy he has also appeared in Fact Finding hearing in family proceedings, Coroner’s Inquests, Immigration Tribunals and Social Security Tribunals.

Haris strives to go the extra mile when it comes to client care and prides himself on developing a great rapport with his clients.

Outside work Haris enjoy enjoys reading, travelling, playing cricket and keeping fit.

PRACTICE AREAS

Land & Property

  • Residential possession proceedings (including accelerated possession, anti-social behaviour, rent arrears, unlawful sub-letting and disrepair claims);
  • Possession proceedings to evict occupants placed by various Councils under their statutory homelessness obligations;
  • Unlawful eviction and harassment;
  • Advising upon and drafting pleadings in right of way disputes;
  • Landlord and tenant disputes including defending claims brought by tenants for housing disrepair and consequent personal injury.

General civil litigation

  • Advising on and drafting pleadings for various contractual and tortious claims;
  • Consumer contracts (Sale of Goods, Supply of Goods and Services, Consumer Right Act);
  • Defamation claims;
  • Building disputes;
  • Various injunctive applications;
  • Interim applications (including Security for Costs, Summary Judgment, Strike out, Third Party Disclosure);
  • Enforcement of judgments (including Third Party Debt Orders, Charging Orders);

Commercial & Chancery

Chancery/Probate

  • Advising on the merit of reasonable financial provisions under the 1975 Act in contentious probate claim;
  • Breach of trust claims.

Company & Partnership

  • Unfair prejudice claims;
  • Partnership disputes.

General Commercial

  • Building and contractual disputes;
  • Injunctive applications.