Abid Mahmood - Commercial & Chancery
Abid has more than 25 years’ experience as a barrister and has been sitting as a part time judge since 2006. He has an eclectic practice covering general common law and more recently Judicial Review, Immigration, Human Rights and Court of Protection work. He has experience in cases involving an overlap between commercial disputes and administrative law. He has appeared at levels from the County Court and High Court through to the Supreme Court.
Abid has experience in partnership: dissolution and winding up involving significant factual issues.
Estates, trusts and tax
Abid specialises in contentious probate, in particular on issues of upholding or challenging the validity of wills under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. He is experienced in areas of Court of Protection work including: Statutory Wills, and the removal and appointment of Deputies. He is variously instructed by the Office of the Public Guardian, individuals and Deputies in such cases and has also acted for Government Departments, including in cases with an international element.
Abid has undertaken cases involving the beneficial ownership of property, encompassing issues of proprietary estoppel, undue influence and constructive trusts.
Approved by the Bar Council to undertake Public Access work
Administrative Law Bar Association,
Family Law Bar Association,
Midland Chancery Bar Association,
Court of Protection Practitioners Association
Recorder of the Crown Court, Civil Court and Family Courts
Deputy Upper Tribunal Judge (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)
First-tier Tribunal Judge (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)