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Law Lane Solicitors
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The firm: Law Lane Solicitors was started in 2015 and has grown at a exponential rate since that time. The firm has four directors.  All of whom are partners in equity. They are Sikandar Ali Jatoi, Tahir Khan, Ghulam Mustafa and Salman Shah. Between the directors there is over several decades of experience within the legal sector. Each has their own particular area of expertise.

Since its inception the firm has always sought to be a multi-disciplinary and cross disciplinary practice. The firm currently employs approximately 70 people working across a range of departments. Staff members include solicitors, in-house counsel, trainees, caseworkers, paralegals, administrative staff and volunteers. Interns are also important to Law Lane in their commitment to encourage the younger generation to pursue legal careers and offer opportunities within the community. Law Lane is constantly seeking talented individuals with something to offer and who are capable of adding a unique contribution to the firm’s success. Simultaneously the firm also endeavours to help employees achieve their full potential.

Each client who attends Law Lane Solicitors is valued. The firm prides itself on tailoring its approach to the client’s individual needs and is known for providing responsive, pragmatic and insightful solutions.

The firm is constantly seeking to develop and grow with great potential as a young innovator within the legal industry. There are plans to extend its legal aid funding to several areas of the firm to make its services more accessible to those who require it. The firm is also seeking to develop practices in areas such as mental health and prison law. All of this is being done whilst maintaining their Lexcel accreditation standards and with aspirations of acquiring more.

Areas of practice: Law Lane Solicitors is a multi-disciplinary firm seeking to cater to the community at large and people from all walks of life. The client base includes commercial and individual clients.

The firm has particular specialisms in the following areas:

Immigration: Dealing with applications for entry clearance; leave to remain in and outside the Immigration Rules including long residence; work permits; student and spousal visas; applications for residence permits under the EEA regulations; naturalization; human rights/discretionary leave (ECHR Art 8), Appeals and Judicial Review.

Crime: Private and legal aid funded work is undertaken in a range of areas from traffic offences and common assault to more serious charges such as harassment, theft and rape. Criminal assistance is available 24 hours. Attendance can be made to police stations and prisons when required. The firm represents clients in the magistrates’ courts, crown courts and beyond. Representation is also conducted in front of disciplinary boards such as the Health and Safety Executive.

Family: Fee-earners in this department deal with divorce and ancillary relief proceedings; applications for non-molestation and occupation orders; private law matters relating to child contact and residence; and public law care proceedings.

Civil litigation: This department deals with small to multi track civil claims and disputes. The firm litigates a variety of matters from contractual disagreements to the pursuit of grievances against government departments. Assistance is also available to make applications before the court such as setting aside a judgment. The firm attends county courts, the high court and the court of appeal.

Law Lane Solicitors also has a developed practice in areas of Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Medical Negligence, Housing, Will and Probate, Conveyancing, Employment Law, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Tax Law and Judicial Reviews.

Legal aid funding is likely to be coming to the areas of Housing and Family in October 2018.

Immigration Salman Shah
Litigation Sikandar Ali Jatoi
Criminal Tahir Shahab Khan
Personal Injury Sikandar Ali Jatoi
Family Salman Shah
Property Residential/Commercial Saghir Ahmad