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3 May 2022 – CPS drop the case

3 May 2022 - CPS drop the case Success is sometimes preventing a case from going to trial. Very hard work and persistence by Sandra Riordan persuaded the CPS not to proceed against a vulnerable young woman alleged to have assaulted emergency workers. A good example of...

3 May 2022 – Limiting the damage

3 May 2022 - Limiting the damage Cases can have mixed results and still be judged to have successful outcomes. Greg Powell instructed Gilly Jones QC of Red Lion chambers and Minka Braun of Garden Court in a complex large scale drug supply and money laundering...

April 2022 – Not guilty!

April 2022 - Not guilty! Another brilliant result for a client who was acquitted of both s.18 and attempted murder. Thanks go to Daniel Jameson of Garden court chambers instructed by Sandra Riordan of Powell Spencer and Partners, an excellent team!

Metro Blind Sport Annual Athletics Open 2022 Appeal

Metro Blind Sport Annual Athletics Open 2022 Appeal We are so pleased to support Metro Blind Sport’s Annual Athletics Open on the 11 June 2022. A great organisation we have now been supporting for over a decade! Metro Blind Sport -...

@PSPLawUK

RT @lccsa Our colleagues at @TheCriminalBar have overwhelmingly voted for industrial action. 94.34% of the 1,908 members that voted have demanded the @MoJGovUK safeguard the long-term sustainability of the Criminal Bar, otherwise ‘no returns’ will commence on 11th April 2022. twitter.com/TheCriminalBar…

About 3 months ago from Powell Spencer's Twitter via Twitter for Android

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Director

Saloud joined Powell Spencer & Partners in August 2012 after graduating from Brunel University obtaining a first class degree in Economics. Saloud became a Partner in 2018.
Saloud is a qualified Costs Lawyer and leads the firm’s internal costs drafting and costs litigation department, ranging from legal aid to private client.

In recent years Saloud has established a very successful client base and receives instructions ranging from Top 100 firms to Sole Practitioners. Saloud specialises in legal aid costs and provides a wealth of experience with preparing claim forms, drafting bill of costs, complex high cost case plans, points of dispute and replies and advising on general billing procedures.

Saloud is a member of the Association of Costs Lawyers (ACL).

Saloud was appointed to the Legal Aid Agency's Review Panel as an Independent Costs Assessor in August 2021.

Professional Testimonials

Saloud is our cost draftsman and he has made a massive difference to the efficiency of this practice and my day to day working life! He has extensive knowledge of criminal legal aid billing and has been able to guide and advise all our staff in this area. He is easy to approach and friendly as well as incredibly efficient and hardworking. He provides an excellent level of service to our firm. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

 

Shila Kesvari, Partner Of Edward Fail, Bradshaw & Waterson

Saloud Zaman receives my instructions in respect of preparing my criminal and prison law bills which are submitted to the Legal Aid Agency for assessment and payment. I would describe Saloud as having an encyclopaedic knowledge of the rules and guidance in respect of billing files correctly in accordance with the provisions as set out under the Legal Aid contract. Saloud's approach has always been professional yet approachable as he always provides solid and clear advice as and when required. Saloud is also exceptionally hardworking and very diligent. He provides a professional service throughout and comes highly recommended.

 

Semin Taner, Associate Of Russell-Cooke Solicitors

I have no hesitation in recommending your services and am grateful for your knowledge, diligence and thoroughness in costing my files.

 

Simon Grove, Partner Of JD Spicer Zeb Solicitors

I have instructed you to provide cost drafting services for my firm for over 18 months. Almost all the files I have sent you have been legally aided care cases. I have allowed you access to my firm's CCMS account to enable you to prepare and submit bills. I have been satisfied with the work you have done and continue to instruct you. I am a partner in my firm and have been a solicitor for over thirty years.

 

— Maurice Guyer, Partner Of Vickers & Co Solicitors

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Partners: Greg Powell, Zaman Legal Services Ltd (Directors: Sinead Zaman, Saloud Zaman)

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