Atif is head of the Costs Team. He has a strong technical background in costs and regularly deals with large complex cost cases involving commercial disputes, personal injury, clinical negligence and disease. Atif has worked on many high profile and Court of Appeal cases.
In addition, Atif is an experienced advocate with extensive experience representing both claimants and defendants at over 250 detailed assessment hearings before Regional Costs Judges and Masters of the SCCO. With the advent of cost budgeting, he has also attended numerous cost management hearings and regularly provides cost related training to all clients.
Atif was admitted as a Solicitor on 1 December 2005
Atif has specialised in Costs Litigation post qualification having been a Costs Draftsman prior to qualification. He is adept in all aspects of Costs Litigation, from negotiating all the way up to attending hearings.
Unique merits/How Atif works to differentiate Corclaim Costs
Atif always has one eye on future developments in the legal landscape and the costs regime and provides extensive training to Clients on how to capitalise on changes to achieve better results.