Hafezis – 14th Anniversary

In News by AAH

Today marks the first day of our 14th year.  On 1 November 2000, I fulfilled my long term ambition to start my own law practice. The last 13 years have been exciting times.  I am extremely proud that in that time, nearly 10 young people have passed through my practice and I have trained 5 as solicitors.  They are all …

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Why keeping a small claim limit to £1000 matters

In costs, General Litigation, News by AAH

This week the Minister of Justice announced further changes to personal injury funding and your lawyers fees. It has agreed to keep the Small claim limit of £1000 for injury claim. This means that claims valued at 1000 -25000 for injury will be allocated to fast track. If as advocated by insurance companies it was increased to £5000 injury claim …

Why We Are a Unique London Solicitors Firm?

In Blog by AAH

My client turned 18 this July, but in 1998 when he was three years old he was hit by a car. His mother came to see me back in 1999, when believe it or not Legal Aid was available for injury claims. I  saw his mother who agreed to act as his litigation friend (someone who takes legal responsibility for …

Claim for a Road Traffic Accident in Central London

In Recent Cases by AAH

A young lady, a graduate of London Metropolitan University, was crossing Clerkenwell Road near East Junction with Leather Lane in Central London when she was hit by a car travelling from her right.  It was a frightening experience for her.  Despite what you hear about Londoners, passers by came to her aid.  The third party, Mr DHR, also stopped at …

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Motor Vehicle Claim in Central London for a Minor

In Recent Cases by AAH

This case is an example of perseverance and persistence.  The claimant a minor at the time was 9 years old (2001) and she was travelling as a back seat passenger when a car driven by the defendant, sped past, overtook, lost control and collided with her parked vehicle.  The file was taken over from another firm in Central London on …