Leading national law firm Bindmans’ in London has appointed highly regarded partner Tayab Ali to join its Crime, Fraud and Regulatory Team. Tayab joins the firm from ITN Solicitors and brings internationally recognised experience in handling criminal and civil/public law in both the UK and international jurisdictions. He is renowned in the legal sphere as a Solicitor Advocate who is routinely retained by high profile, high net worth, clients seeking to protect their reputations against false public and criminal allegations.
Tayab has acted in many of the most high profile and complex criminal trials over the last two decades. He has represented clients in the Supreme Court, European Court of Human Rights as well as at international political and legal institutions including the United Nations, the International Criminal Court and the African Commission of Human and Peoples’ Rights. His practice includes advice in the matters of Fraud, Financial Crime and Regulation; Terrorism; Political, Diplomatic & International law; National Security; Cybercrime; Drug Offences; and Private General Criminal Defence.
Tayab is highly respected in the criminal law field, with leading independent directory Chambers & Partners describing him as “an irresistible force – he's fearless and he always gets the right results for his clients”. Tayab is also recognised by the Legal 500, in the categories of civil liberties and crime, describing him as “a superb strategist and a force of nature in securing the best outcomes for his clients”. Tayab was shortlisted as Human Rights Lawyer of the Year in the Law Society's Excellence Awards in 2017 and nominated as Criminal Defence Lawyer of the Year in 2017 by the Society of Asian Lawyers. He has been twice featured as The Times Lawyer of the Week.
Katie Wheatley, Head of Crime, Fraud and Regulatory Team at Bindmans, said:
We are delighted to have Tayab join the firm. He is a highly respected and experienced lawyer with a great reputation for his work. He is a perfect fit for Bindmans’ Crime, Fraud and Regulatory team which has a reputation as a leading and ground breaking criminal practice. With Tayab’s expertise we are now able to expand our services to assist clients with legal needs across the globe particularly in the areas of political, diplomatic and international law. His skills, matched by his sensitivity, discretion and single-minded devotion to his clients’ interests will fit with the culture of the firm and the expectations of our clients.