Welcome to Ivory Chambers
We are a progressive set, with a key focus on ensuring that each client receives a professionally tailored service to meet their every requirement. At Ivory Chambers we have a team that enables us to cover across a range of practice areas.
We provide legal expertise at the very highest standard and have barristers that are able to undertake work under the Direct Public Access Scheme to members of the public. In addition, some of our barristers have obtained the right to litigate and therefore we are able to offer a service from the outset through to completion.
BREACH OF CONTRACT AND NEGLIGENCE
Mr Raja successfully represented his client in a claim bought for damages against a hair salon.
It was alleged that the hairdresser’s salon failed in exercising reasonable care, in breach of their duty, when carrying out the recolouring of the clients hair. The breach had left the Claimant with 100% damaged hair, to her scalp and psychiatric injury. Thankfully none of these injuries were opined to be permanent.
Damages were assessed by the honourable judge to be in excess of £12,500.
Mr Raja continues to be instructed by many solicitor firms that are dealing with complex matters as he prepares thoroughly and presents with great skill and composure.
Mr Ahtiq Raja represented his client before the High Court in Judicial Review proceedings. “Mr Raja was extremely articulate and I am glad that I had the services of such a skilled barrister” – client.
After robust and articulate submissions by Mr A Raja, the District Judge was convinced that the Claimant had failed to prove period so awarded Nil for the claim. In addition, Mr Raja was successful in claiming unreasonable costs for the Defendant.
In multiple matters Mr Raja has been successful in securing full awards for credit hire despite there being BHR available to the court. His knowledge and preparation lead to many solicitors affirming that he remains their barrister of choice.
Mr Ahtiq Raja had been selected to be part of a defence legal team that were engaged in defending allegations of Murder. The Defendant was the only one among others to have been acquitted and this involved a carefully presentation of the evidence and preparation. This matter was heard before the Old Bailey.
The Defendant was found not guilty of murder and manslaughter.
TAXI LICENCE MATTERS
Mr Ahtiq Raja successfully ensures that the decision of revocation by a public body is revisited and the driver is returned his badge. Costs were successfully obtained.
Mr Raja appeared for the Appellant and was successful in ensuring that TFL’s decision of immediate revocation was overturned and costs were awarded in favour of the Appellant.
Ahtiq Raja as appointed counsel successfully brings a claim against London Borough of Islington for breach of their duties.
MULTI AND FAST TRACK
Mr Ahtiq Raja successfully concludes a fast track where the pleadings included fundamental dishonesty. He continues to be instructed in Multi Track matters of differing complexity
Mr Ahtiq Raja continues to be instructed in various matters of differing complexity. He successfully concludes a matter where there had been overstaying for a number of years. Has been successful when dealing with bigamous marriages, child matters, Asylum and is a go to barrister for bail hearings. He regularly appears at Yarls Wood and Hatton Cross immigration tribunal.