Tahir Mahmood

Head of Criminal Defence Department | Criminal Defence

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Tahir is a Solicitor Advocate and Heads the award-winning Criminal Law Department at Whiterose Blackmans Solicitors.

Tahir appears at the police station and in court and has been doing so for the last 19 years’, having acted for some high-profile clients, facing very serious allegations.

Tahir is experienced in dealing with serious fraud, organised crime, and sexual offences. He has an eye for detail and is robust in advancing the client’s defence. He is known for his ability to challenge the evidence and ensures that all avenues are explored to achieve the best possible outcome.

Tahir is described by clients as a solicitor, who puts them ‘at ease’ and being able to ‘turn a really serious allegation into something easier to process and navigate.’

Memberships & Accreditations

Criminal Litigation Accredited

Higher Courts Rights – Criminal Law

Notable Cases

R v L and Others [2023]

Conspiracy to Supply Class A Drugs across county lines, prosecuted by National Crime Agency.

R v B [2022]

Murder of a previous partner and keeping the body in the bath.

R v B [2022]

Conspiracy to Supply Class A Drugs at a Musical Festival.

R v R [2022]

Professional charged with failing to declare taxable income for over 10 years with estimated value of quarter of million pounds.

R v S [2022]

Rape of a stepdaughter over numerous years. 

R v M [2022]

Gangland violence in respect of drug dealing. Defendant charged with Section 18.

R v L [2021]

Multi Handed Tax Evasion on imported cigarettes and alcohol.

R v A [2021]

Death by Dangerous Driving reduced on legal arguments to Death by Carless Driving.

R v S [2021]

Death by Dangerous Driving in a case involving multiple child fatalities.

R v M [2021]

Arson with intent to endanger life of partner.

R v H [2021]

Multi handed attack on a vulnerable person in his home.

R v A [2020]

Multi handed conspiracy to supply class A drugs, prosecuted by National Crime Agency.

R v R and others [2020]

Multiple complainants in respect of rapes and other sexual assaults.

R v J [2020]

Conspiracy to Supply Class A Drugs and Firearms.

R v G [2020]

Extortion of money from a vulnerable person.

R v B [2020]

Theft from an employer involving a six-figure sum.

R v I [2019] 

Multi handed serious fraud, valued more than £35 million.

R v M [2019] 

Multiple defendants charged with serious fraud involving an employee working at a bank.

R v M [2019] 

Historical Sexual Grooming Offences, involving multiple complainants.

R v N [2019] 

Defendant charged with a Section 18 Assault on his partner.

R v B [2018] 

Serious fraud with a value, in the region of £10 million.

R v H [2018] 

Multi handed drugs conspiracy, with a value of drugs exceeding a million pounds.

R v F [2018] 

Multiple defendants charged in respect of drugs and international fraud.

R v A [2016] 

Multi handed E-bay fraud over a number of years.

R v C [2015] 

Multiple defendants charged with mortgage fraud.

R v F [2015] 

Multiple defendants charged with fraud relating to scam marriages and visa applications.

R v M [2015]

Multiple defendants charged with historic sexual offences.

R v A [2013] 

Multiple complainants alleging sexual offences, spanning several years.

R v B [2013] 

Multi handed kidnapping and drugs supply.

R v I [2012] 

Multi handed fraud involving fraudulent mortgage applications.

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