Aatif Riaz

Solicitor

Aatif Riaz

Solicitor

Contacts

0121 704 3311
Aatif@charlesstrachan.com

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Aatif is a Solicitor based in our Solihull office specialising in all types of criminal defence work.

Experience

Aatif’s legal journey commenced as a crown court clerk where a lot of his time was spent preparing cases for trial. Having qualified in 2016, Aatif represents clients at the police station from the initial arrest all the way through to Magistrates Court representation.

Aatif is meticulous in his approach and the advice he gives particularly in relation to sentencing and preparing mitigation for clients who have been charged and pleaded guilty to an offence. Aatif specialises in defending drug crimes, violence, theft, fraud, people trafficking, terrorism and sexual abuse.

Priding himself on delivering the best for his clients, with excellent communication and listening skills, Aatif boasts a proactive and strategic approach towards cases with vigour. Aatif thoroughly enjoys advocacy and undertakes his own trials. With persuasive negotiating skills, Aatif has a keen eye to identify prosecution flaws and weaknesses, is highly analytical and possesses creativity in problem solving.

Aatif has a strong network of professional relationships.

Memberships & Accreditations

Aatif is police station accredited and works to the Law Society’s Criminal Defence accreditation.

Hobbies & Interests

Aatif is a huge boxing supporter and has a keen interest in sport and fitness. He loves to travel and undertake adrenaline fuelled activities, safari tours as well as visiting places which offer history, wildlife and breath-taking architecture.