MULTI AWARD WINNING GLASGOW LAWYERS
LLB (Hons) Dip LP.
Tony graduated in 2016 from the University of Glasgow with First Class Honours in Law. He was awarded his Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, with Distinction, in 2017 and was also the recipient of the Law Society of Scotland Joint Prize in Advanced Civil Litigation.
Tony has a particular interest in human rights law. He has been employed as a consultant by the Council of Europe, the continent’s leading human rights organisation, to teach the subject to students in Eastern Europe. He has also worked for the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, dealing predominantly with the education in European human rights law of legal professionals and judges. At home, he has led rights empowerment courses for trade unionists and for students.
Having been employed at Aamer Anwar & Co. in a legal support capacity for several years prior to becoming a Trainee Solicitor, Tony has a knowledge of all aspects of the firm’s work. He is committed to the pursuit of the firm’s core values of justice and equality, and to the robust defence of the interests of each client.
Tony has a strong legal research background. He assisted Professor Jim Murdoch of the University of Glasgow in relation to the fourth edition of the leading textbook “Reed & Murdoch: Human Rights Law in Scotland”. He is currently a research assistant working on the upcoming third edition of Raitt’s “Evidence – Principles, Policy and Practice”. This background means he is well equipped to assist with our firm’s complex criminal cases.
Tony has a keen interest in justice matters generally. He is a member of the board of directors of the ‘Scottish Legal Action Group’ (SCOLAG), a charity dedicated to improving access to justice in Scotland. He is also a member of ‘Howard League Scotland’, a charity which seeks improvements to the criminal justice system in Scotland.
MA (Hons), DipRCR, LLB, Dip LP, NP
For over three decades Aamer has been a tireless advocate of civil liberties, with a career dedicated to defending the human rights of the vulnerable. Instructed in some of Scotland’s highest profile cases. Aamer has built a reputation for securing acquittals against the odds and his experience and judgement repeatedly stands out from his peers.
LLB (Hons) DipLP, N.P.
Ryan has been with Aamer Anwar & Co for over a decade and is presently a senior associate with our firm. Prior to joining us, Ryan worked for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service preparing Solemn level cases for prosecution, thus he has been able to bring a degree of prosecutorial insight to our firm, which is of great benefit to our clients.
Associate & Solicitor Advocate
LL.B. (Honours), Dip. L.P., N.P.
Urfan joined us as a respected Solicitor Advocate having gained extensive experience in the management, direction and presentation of High Court and sheriff and jury trials. Urfan was granted extended rights of audience and admitted as a Solicitor Advocate in 2014. He is entitled to appear as counsel in the High Court of Justiciary and Court of Appeal.
LLB (Hons) Dip LP, N.P.
Sarah is an Associate Solicitor and Notary Public with Aamer Anwar & Co. She graduated from Aberdeen University in 2008 and also attained her Diploma in Legal Practice there in 2009. She joined our firm in 2010. Sarah practices criminal court work where she has prepared and conducted many criminal cases at courts situated all over the country.
LL.B. (Honours), Dip. L.P., N.P.
Eamon graduated with an LLB in Scots Law from the University of Dundee with First Class Honours and was awarded the Dean’s medal from the Faculty of Law in recognition of outstanding achievement. He trained briefly at law firm Brodie’s before assigning his traineeship to our firm in order to pursue his interests in court advocacy and access to justice.
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