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Abdul is an experienced Solicitor within our Mental Health Law Department who is committed to advising, assisting and representing clients nationwide in all aspects of Mental Health law. Abdul has been a member of the Law Society Mental Health Accreditation Scheme since 2017. Since then, he has conducted advocacy in tribunal proceedings to a high standard in respect of patients detained under both civil and forensic sections.
Abdul prides himself in representing his clients in a manner that boosts confidence in his abilities from the outset of their case. He provides an approachable service and takes an empathetic attitude towards all his clients. He is able to quickly build a rapport with clients and professionals alike to help ensure positive outcomes. He believes in strong communication with clients throughout the lifespan of their case, ensuring that they are well informed of all developments. He strives to achieve the best outcome for all of his clients and frequently receives positive feedback for work he has undertaken.
Abdul has extensive experience in providing legal advice, assistance and representation to clients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983. This includes preparing cases and representing clients at Hospital Managers’ Hearings and First-tier Tribunal hearings. Abdul also attends Care Programme Approach and Section 117 meetings to have a better understanding of his clients’ cases, and to convey any concerns his clients may have in relation to aftercare and treatment matters.
Abdul is able to provide assistance and support to clients detained under civil and forensic sections, as well as those living in the community subject to compulsory treatment. During his training, Abdul worked within the Mental Health, Housing and Community Care Departments and gained useful experience in those areas. Abdul also has previous experience of Civil Litigation, dealing mainly with Landlord and Tenant disputes.
Abdul thoroughly enjoys all aspects of his work and is frequently praised by his clients and other professionals for the work he does and for his friendly and proactive approach.
In his spare time, Abdul likes to socialise with friends and family, reading and travelling.