BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), BVC, MIEx
Hammad was called to the bar in 2010. He is a tax barrister and advises on all aspects of Indirect Tax Law and is experienced at in-depth analysis of complex provisions in disputes with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.
He is direct access certified, therefore, members of the public may instruct him directly without the need of a solicitor.
He is a member of 33 Bedford Row Chambers.
He cross qualified as a solicitor and returned to the bar in 2015 and gained first hand litigation experience. He is a member of the following bodies:
Prior to coming to law Hammad managed an international trading business exporting bulk quantities of scrap electronics to China, Hong Kong, UAE and Pakistan. He also managed an enterprise which distributed precious metal and precious stone jewellery to retailers in Canada, UK, USA, Australia and the New Zealand.
He regularly appears at the courts and, in particular, before the Tax Tribunals. He accepts instructions in civil and criminal matters in relation to tax and commercial law issues.
He has experience in challenging detentions and seizures of goods in condemnation proceedings or by requesting restoration.
Hammad is a member of the BTG, a campaign group which provides support to the two tax charities, Tax Help and Tax Aid.