Legal Awards 2021

46 Acquisition International - Legal Awards 2021 Oct21273 Platts Solicitors stablished in 2017 by Naila Akhter, Platts Solicitors Limited is a law firm that aids a plethora of clients in an assortment of legal areas so that they may receive some of the best advice available in the industry. Ms Akhter was previously a partner at Platt Halpern Solicitors, she has over 20 years’ experience in defence criminal law. Criminal law sets out the definitions of criminal offences and this refers to all of the procedures that apply when the police investigate an offence, when they charge individuals and when these individuals must go to court. Platts criminal department has one of the best reputations in the North West, and clients come to them from all over the country and overseas. The lawyers are passionate about their work as they understand the importance of an individual’s reputation being at stake or a prison sentence being a possibility. Representation from specialist Solicitors like Platts is crucial as they cover every aspect of the criminal justice system, from police station work right up to the Supreme Court. They realise that every case is vitally important and anyone facing criminal allegations may feel anxious and overwhelmed, for the people involved and with over 30 years experience they aim to achieve the best possible result every time. They have successfully defended, individuals accused of: murder, attempt murder, terrorism, multimillion pound fraud, sexual offences, possession of firearms with intent to supply, conspiracy to supply class A and B drugs, assault, robbery, perverting the cause of justice, burglary, Public Order Act offences (violent disorder and affray). A recent Court of Appeal success was the case of R v Asif, on the 6th of August 2020 Mr Asif’s Appeal in respect of his conviction for rape was heard. The Appeal was heard by Lord Justice Holroyde, Mrs Justice Andrew’s DBE and Sir Roderick Evans, the appeal was allowed, and the conviction quashed. Mr Asif was convicted on 21st of August 2015 in the Crown Court at Manchester of rape of a woman with whom he had an Islamic marriage. For this offence he received a sentenced of 7 and a ½ years imprisonment and he was also required to comply with the Sex Offenders Register for an indefinite period. The appellant was represented by solicitors and counsel. Mr Asif submitted an appeal against conviction through a second legal team, but the single judge refused leave. The appellant then instructed Ms Naila Akhter and the Court granted leave to appeal on a ground relating to fresh evidence. Immigration law refers to the national statutes, regulations, and legal precedents that govern immigration into and deportation from a country. Countries all regulate their immigration procedures so that people experience all of the relevant rights for entry and exit of each country. Immigration law is especially important for bringing E Platts Solicitors Limited is a criminal, prison law, appeals, immigration, regulatory, mediation and family law specialist firm based in Manchester, UK covering the whole of the UK as well as overseas. Immigration and criminal law are of utmost importance to this specialist law firm as it grows exponentially. Platts is changing the way we see law firms as it wins these excellent AI Legal accolades 2021. Best Criminal Law Firm 2021 - Northern England & Excellence Award for Immigration Law Services 2021 loved ones together as well as allowing employees and employers to guarantee that individuals can work in the correct settings in relation to their immigration status. One of the recent successes for the immigration department was HO v AF – Nazrin Azad was successful in applying for her client’s leave to remain with recourse to public funds. The client was financially struggling and in a very vulnerable state and had no access to public funds in her previous leave. Nazrin’s client lost her job during the pandemic and was left destitute and unable to apply for her extension application as well as provide for herself and her family. A fee waiver application was submitted first which was successful and only then her client was able to apply for further leave to remain in the UK. Covid-19 introduced all kinds of problems across all industries around the world. However, Platts stayed in demand across the board, for all kinds of legal processes it was required to break things down for its clients and their situations. We are well aware that the law never sleeps so law specialists are constantly and consistently needed to keep things moving in a fair and equal manner. In the future, Platts is continuing on its journey of success and triumph after winning these prestigious awards. Now that it has won Best Criminal Law Firm 2021 - Northern England & Excellence Award for Immigration Law Services 2021 it has become a globally recognised and accomplished law firm that has the ability to help a wide variety of individuals across the UK. Contact: Naila Akhter Company: Platts Solicitors Limited Web Address: