Qualified in: 2012
Specialist Practice Area: Serious Crime, Criminal Fraud, Drug offences, Money Laundering, Benefit Fraud, Violence related Offences and Firearms Offences.
Sajid qualified as a Solicitor in 2012 having completed his training contract in a Legal 500 firm, having previously as a case worker with the same firm. Sajid completed his LLB (Hons) Degree and LPC at Staffordshire University in 2010.
During his legal career, Sajid has worked on a number of high profile fraud cases and has built up considerable experience and expertise in representing clients in this particular field. Sajid has been instructed on a wide variety of cases as can be seen by a selection of his case list.
Sajid also has considerable experience in other areas of Criminal Law, and is often instructed to represent clients at the Magistrates Courts as well as the Crown Court.
Sajid joined Deo Volente in November 2015 and it wasn’t long before he transferred his extensive skill set to this dynamic setup. Sajid developed the serious fraud, criminal and motoring law department and has built up a large client base purely on his expertise within the given fields.
It wasn’t long before Sajid made a name for himself within Deo Volente as he was made Partner is May 2016. Now he is directly responsible for the business development of the firm along with running and developing his serious fraud and criminal department.
Sajid has also extended his reach in relation to Islamic Legal services and he is able to advise in relation to Islamic Wills, Islamic inheritance laws and Sharia compliant conveyancing.
Away from work he enjoys spending time with his family, going to the gym and playing 5-a-side football.
- Sexual Offences
- Kidnap/Blackmail/Violent Offences/Motoring Offences
- Drug Offences
- Perverting the Course of Justice
Operation District – Large scale investigation involving a £12 million VAT fraud tried at Leeds Crown Court.
Operation Vaulter – Large scale investigation involving a £26 million VAT fraud tried at Kingston Crown Court.
Operation Digits – Large scale mortgage fraud and money laundering involving sums of over £34 million.
Operation Javelin – Immigration, mortgage and Benefit fraud tried at Birmingham Crown Court.
Operation Veneer – £145 million Money Laundering case tried at Southwark Crown Court.
Operation Brimstone – Mortgage fraud involving 16 defendants tried at Nottingham Crown Court.
R v Singh – £17 million Carousel fraud tried at Southwark Crown Court.
R v Hanif – Trading Standards Prosecution in relation to high value trademark infringements, tried at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court
R v Purwaiz – Mortgage Fraud, acquittal before Southwark Crown Court.
R v Shah – Benefit Fraud tried at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court
R v Suleman – Benefit Fraud tried at Birmingham Crown Court.
R v Bashir – Benefit Fraud tried at Birmingham Crown Court.
R v Aslam x12 – Benefit Fraud tried at Birmingham Crown Court.
R v Ahmed – Handling Stolen Goods tried at Birmingham Magistrates Court.
R v Ansell – Fraud tried at Carlisle Crown Court.
R v M – Benefit fraud tried at Birmingham Crown Court
R v Ilyas – Benefit fraud tried at Birmingham Crown Court