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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 is also a committee member of the Legal Aid Practitioners Group for Costs Lawyers, which involves engagement with the Legal Aid Agency and Ministry of Justice over legal aid costs reforms.

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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Partner

“Rising Star..” 


Chambers and Partners

Since joining Powell Spencer in 2010 Sinead has built a strong criminal law practice and has experience in all areas of criminal defence work, including murder and serious violence, drug supply, sexual offences, complex conspiracy, fraud and offences of dishonesty. Sinead regularly instructs QCs and barristers for cases in the Crown Courts and the Old Bailey to provide the best possible defence for her clients.

In addition to major crime and high-profile cases Sinead is passionate about community justice, consistently attending police stations to personally defend her clients’ rights from the moment of arrest.

Sinead also represents those subject to Extradition proceedings with a particular expertise in Human Rights defences.

Sinead is well known for her excellent interpersonal skills and witness handling. She strives to represent all her clients at the Magistrates’ and Youth courts.

Sinead was inspired to devote her career to justice the renowned civil rights campaigner Frank Gilbert Crichlow. Crichlow’ s determined and courageous campaigning against institutional racism and his successful revolutionary actions against police harassment and brutality convinced her of the great urgency for legal redress in response to abuses of power and injustice.

Sinead became a Partner at Powell Spencer & Partners in February 2015.  

Education

— LLB (Hons) PgDip

Professional Memberships

— Society of Black Lawyers : The main representative group in the UK for lawyers of Asian Caribbean and African descent
— LCCSA London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association

Testimonials

Sinead is the Solicitor of choice for defendants facing serious criminal charges. She makes each client feel that they are in safe hands and always goes the extra mile. Her preparation and keen eye for detail ensure that all her cases are thoroughly prepared and that no stone is left unturned.

 

Martin McCarthy, Barrister, Farringdon Chambers

It is a pleasure working with Ms. Zaman, who is focused and effective while also being personable and warm. She has an evident professionalism and responsiveness that makes it much, much easier to do my job as an expert witness.

 

Dr Rupert Whitaker, Forensic Psychatrist

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Managing Partner

Greg Powell is something of a legend in the field of criminal defence. He sets the gold standard for case preparation. Nothing is too much trouble, no matter what the case.”


Henry Blaxland Q.C.

Greg is the Founding Partner (1977) of the firm and acts in senior criminal cases. Greg has been a leading figure in the London Criminal Counts Solicitors Association for many years as a Committee member, Junior and Vice President, President in London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association, Executive Officer and latterly President again in 2016/17 and 2017/18.

A very experienced Solicitor Greg is described in Chambers & Partners as a Eminent Practitioner.

Cases

— Historically Greg has been instructed in relation to Guantanamo Bay, Irongate, Cash for honors, MPs expenses as well as a large number of conspiracies, murders and frauds.

— Currently Greg acts in a range of matters including Murder, The Grenfell Tower Inquiry and Police Investigation, Bank Fraud, Money Laundering and Grievous Bodily Harm cases.

Recent Successes

R v P

Defendant acquitted of conspiracy to impact class A drugs in Leicester Crown Court.

R v A

Defendant acquitted of theft, Luton Crown Court (instructed Lucy Wibberly).

R v M

Defendant acquitted of misconduct in a public office at Nottingham Crown Court (instructed Gilly Jones QC Red Lion Court and TD Michael H??y)

R v Z

Defendant acquitted of endangering life, in Liverpool Crown Court (instructed Neil
Fitzgibbon 187 Fleet St)

R v M

Greg is also instructed in Inquests and frequently asked for advice in sensitive matters usually involving ongoing police investigations.

R v R&L

Defendant, helicopter pilots in South Yorkshire, acquitted of misconduct in a public office, Sheffield Crown Court (Instructed Neil Fitzgibbon, Keir Monteith Garden Court)

Media & Events

Greg is a regular public speaker on issues in the Criminal Justice System, especially cuts to Legal Aid and Disclosure and has appeared many times on Television and Radio programmes and comments on the future in this LCCSA film celebrating 70 years as an Association.

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RT @lccsa We fought the Government’s attempts to consolidate the profession through two tiers . We will offer contracts based on volume the Government said . They settled with contracts which have ground providers down . Two in one day is not simply down to bad luck pic.twitter.com/lJWL2hE6Au

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Accreditations

© 2019 Powell Spencer & Partners. Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Registration No. 57736).

All payments are made in Pound Sterling (£ GBP)

@PSPLawUK

RT @lccsa We fought the Government’s attempts to consolidate the profession through two tiers . We will offer contracts based on volume the Government said . They settled with contracts which have ground providers down . Two in one day is not simply down to bad luck pic.twitter.com/lJWL2hE6Au

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

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Accreditations

© 2019 Powell Spencer & Partners. Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Registration No. 57736).

All payments are made in Pound Sterling (£ GBP)