Khans solicitors was established in 1985 by Shahid Dastgir Khan. His positive approach and believe that cases can be won if carefully prepared combined with a skilful case plans has earned him an enviable success record. He always puts his client’s needs first and foremost and close attention to complex issues means a quality service which is the envy of many in the legal field.
Shahid is relaxed and approachable. He uses easily understood words and avoids legal jargon which makes his clients feel comfortable. Many stressful clients leave his office smiling a relaxed.
His areas of expertise are Wills and Probate, Crime and complex Immigration cases involving Human Rights issues. His accountancy background is valuable in cases involving financial considerations be it a financial settlement between husband and wife or advising a client facing high value financial fraud charges. Many of his cases turn on Human Rights issues in which he specialises.
He enjoys using his long diverse legal experience combined with a skilful strategy to get the best possible results for his clients. His secret to success is his thorough preparation and working closely with his clients, identifying material issues and laying a foundation for a good arguable case for his clients.
He has acted in many high profile family and criminal cases involving multimillion value assets and transactions. Examples of his notable case work include:
- Represented Kamlesh Bhal, former vice president of the Law Society in her race and sex discrimination appeals before an Employment Appeals Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.
- Advising a client facing serious fraud charges involving complex banking transactions and money laundering allegations.
- Defending clients facing multimillion fraud, money laundering and proceeds of crime charges or investigations.
- Successfully argued finer points of Human Rights in immigration, family and children cases.
Shahid had been involved in many Human Rights campaigns and takes a keen interest in keeping fit. He has travelled widely and is therefore very much at ease with his clients most of whom come from diverse cultural backgrounds.