• Holiday Sickness
• Accidents Abroad
• Road Traffic Accidents
• Employers Liability
• Accidents at Work
• Public Liability
• Slips & Trips
Atif is a dedicated legal professional with a fervent interest in foreign law claims related to accidents abroad and holiday sickness cases. Over the years, he has meticulously cultivated a comprehensive understanding of the technical and jurisdictional intricacies within this specialized field. Atif adeptly navigates complex issues surrounding choice of law and the practicalities involved in successfully pursuing foreign insurers for compensation. He recognizes that venturing into these disputes without specialist guidance can be akin to traversing a minefield.
Drawing from his profound legal acumen, Atif is well-versed in the landmark case of TUI v Wood, appreciating the pivotal role that crucial information and evidence play in establishing contamination caused by hotel food and beverages. His profound familiarity with microbiology evidence and the discernment of when a microbiology expert is indispensable for bolstering and proving causation underscores his commitment to securing favourable outcomes for his clients.
In his role as the Head of Applebys litigation, Atif handles a diverse spectrum of cases, ranging from intricate litigation to matters involving severe, life-altering injuries, including debilitating spinal cord or brain injuries. He possesses extensive knowledge and experience in addressing workplace accidents, particularly those stemming from unsafe or hazardous working conditions, encompassing issues such as the use of outdated or defective equipment.
With a career spanning over 15 years, Atif has amassed a wealth of experience in litigating against some of the nation's largest insurers. He is unwavering in his commitment to leverage the judicial system when it serves the best interests of his clients.
Notably, Atif harbours a distinct passion for housing disrepair claims, empathizing with the profound disruption and distress such disrepair can cause tenants. His exceptional grasp of the legal requirements, including Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 and the Fitness for Human Habitation Act 2018, underscores his reputation for achieving optimal outcomes for clients while holding defendants accountable for unfair conduct.
At every stage of legal proceedings, Atif brings to bear his extensive technical knowledge across diverse fields of law to provide superlative advice and facilitate favourable settlements. His unwavering commitment to assisting clients spans from the initial advisory phase to the culmination of trials.
Described by many as warm, engaging, and approachable, Atif possesses a unique ability to establish rapport with nervous clients and adeptly handle disputes of a sensitive nature. He is readily available to accept instructions to advise and represent clients, consistently prioritizing their best interests.
Atif holds a Master's degree in computer science and a law degree, augmenting his analytical and technical prowess. Beyond the legal realm is diverse interests encompass martial arts, travel, rock climbing, and reading.