Tanveer has substantial experience both as leading and junior counsel in all areas of serious and complex criminal and regulatory law. Tanveer’s cases typically involve allegations of fraud, corporate crime, regulatory breaches and financial misconduct. www.tqlegal.co.uk
Tanveer was also appointed as Defence Counsel to the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon, he has been retained on the counsel panel since 2010; He has also been instructed as leading counsel in a significant number of high profile cases.
Tanveer has a broad range of expertise in all areas of serious and complex litigation; he has particular experience in representing defendants charged with financial and corporate crime such as fraud and money laundering. He is able to provide advice and represent individuals and corporations in civil, regulatory and criminal proceedings both in the courts and professional disciplinary tribunals.
Tanveer frequently advises corporations and directors on the implications of the Bribery Act 2010, he has lectures extensively on the topic assists with compliance advice and advise on potential breaches of the Act. In 2015, Tanveer represented the Bar Council in Khazakstan where he held a series of seminars on the implications of the Bribery Act and defence strategy where prosecutions arise as a result of action by the SFO and authorities in the US.
Tanveer can assist and advise on all aspects of professional disciplinary work, including proceedings before professional tribunals including sports bodies, financial disciplinary panels and heath panels.
Listed in 2015 Legal 500 in Fraud: “He is always well prepared.”
"Really impressed with Tanveer’s clear advice and effective representation. Tanveer has a great ability to get to the facts and present cogent and clear arguments”. - Y.K Modi, CEO of Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited, the first Indian company to be listed on the London Stock Exchange.
The Fraud Lawyers Association
Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary lawyers
UK Environment Law Association
Financial Services Lawyers Association
Criminal Bar Association
Instructed in a variety of high profile terrorist cases and other organised crime prosecutions. Recent sample cases:
R v Jaman – dissemination of terrorist publication over twitter concerned with encouraging people to travel to Syria and support ISIS
R v Brooks – first ever prosecution contrary to Counter Terrorist Act 2008
R v Essay – similar case as above: concerned with encouraging people to travel to Syria and support ISIS
R v Ali – Syrian Aid convey / fraud allegations – on-going
R v Benares – D charged with S.58 offences, FIRST EVER successful submission that publication known as 39 ways does not fall within ambit of s.58
R v Fadi – D charged with S.58 allegation concerned with the inspire publication – acquitted of two counts
R v Raham - conspiracy to bomb stock exchange – terrorist conspiracy
R v Malik – D charged with s.57 and s.58 allegations – convictions quashed on appeal
R v Brooks – prosecution concerning fundraising for a terrorist puposes, when monies were raised to arm insurgents in Fullajah, Iraq
R v Chowdhury – public order matters concerning Danish Cartoon