Rahman Ravelli has once more received top ranking and been praised for its global investigations and international asset recovery work in the Chambers and Partners UK Legal Guide.
The 2021 edition of Chambers classes Rahman Ravelli as an elite Band 1 firm for financial crime; acknowledging its achievements in multi-agency and multijurisdictional investigations. Chambers also highlights Rahman Ravelli’s international asset recovery work.
Calling Rahman Ravelli “a go-to firm’’ and praising many of its solicitors, Chambers says: “They have a hard-working ethos from the top down and every case is given the full attention of those working on it.’’
The guide highlights the work of Rahman Ravelli’s founder Aziz Rahman and its legal directors Nicola Sharp, Neil Williams and Syedur Rahman.
Chambers once again names Aziz Rahman a Star Individual, calling him “one of the very top’’ lawyers in the country.
It says: “He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law and he’s brilliant with clients. He argues with skill and he will always fight his client’s corner.
“He never fails to impress in terms of his robust defence of clients and his knowledge of all areas of financial crime. He will leave no stone unturned in the pursuit of his clients’ interests.’’
Nicola Sharp is given both the Lawyer to Watch and the Star Lawyer awards by Chambers. It highlights her growing reputation and her expertise in bribery, corruption and money laundering matters, together with her asset forfeiture experience.
Syedur Rahman is named a Lawyer to Watch and is praised for his global fraud investigations expertise. His asset recovery and money laundering-related POCA work is also highlighted. Chambers says: “He is a very technically gifted lawyer. He gets on top of all the facts in complex cases.’’
Neil Williams, who is also ranked as a Lawyer to Watch, is commended for his “very active’’ approach and his impressive caseload; which includes SFO and NCA allegations of bribery, money laundering, fraud and corruption.