Dr Tariq Mahmood

  • Year of Call 2002

Introduction

Introduction

Tariq came to the English Bar with a background in international trade. He combines common sense with legal expertise and has been instructed by clients in the UAE, Pakistan and the Bahamas.

He has an outstanding academic reputation, having successfully obtained a PhD from the University of Manchester. Additionally, he is a dual-qualified lawyer, having been admitted as an advocate of the Lahore High Court and Azad Jammu & Kashmir High Court, Pakistan. He has spent a considerable time abroad working with the Attorney General of Azad Kashmir and a team of legal experts on amendments to the constitution of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

Tariq specialises in Judicial Review and appears in the High Court regularly. He has experience in making out of hours telephone injunctions and fully understands the complexity and urgency in these matters. He is available to advise solicitors over the phone in such cases and is happy to draft opinions, pre-action letters and grounds at short notice.

Arbitration & Mediation

Arbitration & Mediation

Tariq has recently passed the 'Fast track Fellowship in International Arbitration' and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is an experienced negotiator who has extensive in trying to resolve disputes at an early stage through mediation.

Tariq Mahmood maintains a key interest in resolution of disputes through ADR methods. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) since 2016. He regularly lectures on arbitration and was selected as one of the international consultants by the Council of Europe to deliver arbitration training to arbitrators, lawyers in Yerevan, Armenia.  Moreover, he is an experienced negotiator who has extensive experience in trying to resolve disputes at an early stage through mediation. 

Tariq lectures regularly on the subject of arbitration, including:

Council of Europe: 2 day arbitration training to arbitrators, lawyers and corporate organisation as an International Consultant (Yerevan, Armenia)

London Centre for Legal English: Guest Speaker – Talk on Commodity Arbitration (London)

Society of Construction Law Conference: Talk on Construction Adjudication - Guest Speaker (Dublin)

Lahore University of Management – School of Law: Guest Speaker

Shurland & Co: Delivered in-house training on Arbitration procedures and developments (Bahamas)

Construction

Construction

Tariq has experience of all the stages of construction disputes, ranging from residential projects to high-level commercial projects. He has worked on a variety of different types of contract.

Tariq has experience of all aspects of statutory and contractual adjudication. He is recently enrolled in the RICS Diploma in Adjudication.  

Commercial

Commercial

Tariq's commercial experience involves all areas of commercial litigation with a specific interest in partnership and company disputes. He provides opinions and drafts pleadings, gives advice on disclosure and represents clients at mediation, in tribunals and in court. He regularly advises clients on interim applications including applications for summary judgment and injunctions. He is fully aware of the tactical advantages of early intervention and his advice is always commercially sensitive and solution-oriented.

Tariq is currently involved in a complex on-going dispute in the Bahamas to advise a client in respect to a £250 million dispute. He was recently instructed in a complex partnership and property case with a value in excess of £3 million and has previously been instructed on a number of high value partnership claims.  He has appeared in a variety of courts ranging from tribunals, the High Court and the Court of Appeal, as well as the High Court in Pakistan.

Notable Cases

Notable Cases

Chub Cay Reality: Instructed by a law firm in the Bahamas to draft and advise on the Heads of Agreement in respect to the purchase of a private island from the Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas with a value of £250 Million (2017)

Saffana Rasul v Akeela Ahmed: A complex partnership and property case with a value in excess of £3 million at the High Court in London (2017)

Current dispute (parties confidential): He is advising on a dispute between a contractor and employer in a mega-project in Kuwait (2018)

R (on the Application of Ahmed) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (2012) All ER, 218 (D) 218 (Nov)

R (on application of Manchester College of Accountancy & Management) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (2013) EWHC 409 (Admin)

Qualifications

Qualifications

University of Manchester

  • LLB
  • MA
  • PhD
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute ofArbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Registered Advocate of the Lahore High Court,  Pakistan
  • Registered Advocate of the Azad Jammu & Kashmir High Court

 

Appointments

Appointments

  • In 2013 Tariq was appointed an advisor, Global Shapers, World Economic Forum
  • April 2013-2015, acted as Legal Advisor to the Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir 
  • Tariq is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)

Awards & Prizes

Awards & Prizes

Tariq has been honoured as an Adviser "Global Shapers" - World Economic Form

 

Languages

Languages

English

Urdu

Punjabi

Hindi

Memberships

Memberships

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Advisor 'Global Shapers' - World Economic Forum

Registered Advocate of the Lahore High Court, Pakistan

Registered Advocate of the Azad Jammu & Kashmir High Court, Pakistan

 

Direct Access

Direct Access

Tariq is accredited to accept work under Direct access, also known as Public access, in suitable cases. In order to instruct Tariq on a Direct access basis, contact the clerks on +44 (0) 20 7242 6476 or at clerks@33bedfordrow.co.uk.