AML Solicitors of Manchester

The Directors

Mr Moin Azmi

Moin Azmi is a practicing solicitor, a director and founding member of AML Solicitors of Manchester.

He specialises in the areas of civil litigation, public law and human rights law and has been involved in numerous cases for over 15 years. He holds key positions and has been involved in advising numerous prominent figures and organisations both in the UK and internationally.

He has also participated in advising the Home Secretary appointee, Lutfur Ali on the judicial inquiry into the murder of Zahid Mubarek – battered to death by his racist cellmate at Feltham Prison. Moin has most recently assisted MINAB (Mosques & Imams National Advisory Board) on the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA). Moin is a regular contributor of scholarly articles and actively assists in research projects.

He is a Solicitor Advocate and a member of the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates (SACHA), Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA); holds a BA (Hons) in Public Policy & Administration, CPE and was called to the Bar in November 2000 at Lincoln’s Inn London.

Mr Mohammed Usman

Mr Mohammed Usman is a practicing solicitor and a director of AML Solicitors. His specialist areas of practice are personal injury and civil litigation. He holds an LLB (Hons) degree and qualified as a solicitor in 2010. Mr Usman has been part of AML Solicitors since 2005 during the firm’s infancy. He was the first recruit and proved his worth through hard working ethics combined with loyalty, honesty, integrity and decency.

The firm paid back his contributions though funding his LPC and guaranteeing the Training Contract. Mr Usman went on to manage his own team of Fee Earners before eventually being offered the director’s position. Mr Usman has a relaxed and amiable character and is well-liked by the local community. He dedicates considerable time to voluntary, charity and Pro-Bono work. He is involved in education of the youth and promotion of fairness and equality.

Mr. Mohammad Ashraf
Qualification: LLB (Hons) – Solicitor
Experience: Civil Litigation

Mohammad joined AML Solicitors in 2014 as a fee earner specialising in the personal injury department.

Mohammad studied his LLB Hons Law degree at the University of Birmingham before completing the vocational Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Birmingham.

Having practiced in personal injury law since 2009 and civil litigation since 2016, Mohammad has a breadth of experience and an in depth knowledge in these areas, having settled several high value personal injury matters, securing settlements which have made a genuine difference to the quality of life of his clients who have suffered significant injuries caused by the negligence of others.

In his spare time, Mohammad enjoys volunteering in charity work and is an enthusiastic and semi-professional snooker player. He also enjoys having a good go at football.

Mr. Mohammed Ubaid
Qualification: LLB (Hons) Solicitor
Experience: Civil Litigation

Mohammed studied his LLB Hons Law degree and LPC at Manchester Metropolitan University achieving a 2:1 classification and commendation, respectively.

Mohammed successfully achieved his qualification in 2018 at AML Solicitors after working with the firm from 2015. He subsequently gained valuable experience at other firms in Litigation, Personal Injury, Data Breach, Financial Mis-Selling and Housing Disrepair before returning to lead the Housing Disrepair department. He intends to continue using his experience to enhance the team whilst providing legal advice to clients.

Mohammed enjoys playing football and socialising with friends and family.

Mrs Anisa Fazil
Qualification: BA(Hons) First Class, GDL, LLM, LPC : Solicitor
Experience: Residential Conveyancing

Anisa started her career at AML Solicitors in 2018 after graduating from her International Business & Japanese degree with First-Class Honours qualification. She went on to complete the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and the Legal Practice Course (LPC) with Masters in law (LLM) in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Law while continuing to work at AML Solicitors.

Anisa is currently working as the lead Solicitor in the Property & Conveyancing department.

Anisa enjoys travelling, volunteering at the local community and socialising with friends and family.

Mr. Imran Javid
Qualification: LLB (Hons) Consultant Solicitor
Experience: Residential & Commercial Conveyancing, Immigration and Nationality

Imran qualified as a solicitor in 2007. Imran supervises and manages the firm’s property department and specialises mainly in residential and commercial property.
Imran is also able to advise and represent clients in relation to Immigration and Nationality instructions.

Imran has worked as a solicitor in Greater Manchester for over 15 years. He follows traditional values but applies an up to date and common-sense approach to the work that he undertakes.

Outside work, you will find him spending time with his young family

Mrs Lubna Rehman
Qualification: LLB (Hons) Solicitor
Experience: Family Law Solicitor

Lubna joined AML Solicitors in February 2017 and is the founder of the family law department. Lubna is a specialist family solicitor with a wealth of experience and has been dealing exclusively with family cases since 2010. Lubna is very passionate about this area of law.

Over the years, Lubna has handled hundreds of cases including divorce and separation, disputes relating to children, financial issues, cohabitation matters and injunctive proceedings. Lubna also advises on Islamic Law matters, including Khulla and talaaq applications.

Outside of work, Lubna devotes her time to her young family, and is regularly involved in charitable work.

Mrs Clare Elizabeth Bitkaramire
Qualification: BA (Hons) English and PG Cert
Experience: Property Conveyancing Secretary

Elizabeth Bitakaramire provides an extremely valuable admin and secretarial support for the conveyancing team, and is the first point of contact for clients on property matters. Educated to a high post-graduate level qualification, she comes from an extensive background of PA work and customer service in the publishing, charitable and retail sectors.

Miss Aishah Ikram
Experience: Reception

Aishah started her legal career with AML Solicitors in mid 2022 managing the office reception department. Being mechanically minded and bringing a methodical approach to work from her previous experiences at ‘Deichmann’and ‘Groundworks’Aishah has quickly become an asset to the firm.

Aishah enjoys baking, playing basketball and frequently attending the Gym.

Mr. Shahbaz Hussain
Immigration Consultant

Shahbaz joined AML Solicitors in 2010 and has worked tirelessly in the areas of Human Rights, Business and private immigration. Shahbaz works closely with the Directors to assist clients resolve complicated Immigration problems. Shahbaz understands the Immigration rules thoroughly having been advising for over 20 years and is a one man army.

In his spare time Shahbaz enjoys time with his family and an occasional visit to the football pitch to rekindle love of a bygone era.

Ms Victoria Richmond
Qualification: BA (Hons) Finance and Management, ACPA
Experience: Accounts/Bookkeeping

Victoria joined the AML team in 2015 and has been a strong backbone of the firm’s finance and accounting department. She forensically and clinically deciphers the Solicitors Accounts rules and ensures the firm maintains compliant in line with its SRA regulations and its Lexcel, CQS and many other Law Society quality accreditations.

Mr. Mohammad Zafar
Qualifications: Bsc (Hons)
Experience; Office administrator

Zafar Joined the firm in March 2022 having worked as a long standing successful office administrator at a previous company. He demonstrates a passion and enthusiasm for Law. He is known for his dedication to work and getting things done. Incredibly focused with a result based driven personality.
Zafar’s Role consist of Business/ office support, Data entry and management, Document Preparation and communications. Zafar is the backbone of the administration of the firm.

Mr. Rab Nawaz
Property Solicitor

Rab Nawaz has a wealth of experience in both residential and commercial conveyancing. He is thorough and gets things done. He has dealt with a wide range of different types of conveyancing matters including the traditional sales and purchases as well as Remortgages; New Build Purchases; Islamic Finance; Business Sales/Purchases, Business Leases and Assignments; Company transfers and share purchases etc.

Rab Nawaz graduated from the University of Central Lancashire before completing his post graduate qualification in Legal Practice Course and LLM at the Manchester Metropolitan University. He trained in Manchester and London firms before joining AML Solicitors.

In his spare time, Rab Nawaz spends time with his young family, loves reading history books and going for walks.