Advocate, Solicitor and Director
Attiq Malik is a Director of Liberty Law Solicitors and a Solicitor-Advocate with rights of audience to appear in all Civil and Criminal Courts in England & Wales.
Specialising in both Criminal and Employment Law, Attiq has previously acted as a lawyer for the RMT, T&G and CWU trade unions.
Attiq has also acted for businesses ranging from SME’s to educational establishments to national and multinational companies in the areas of Employment Law as well as Regulatory Law, defending in Criminal prosecutions brought by HMRC and Trading Standards as well as the Crown Prosecution Service and representing clients in the VAT Tribunals.
In Employment Law Attiq has appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal where he successfully argued a complex legal point which clarified the law on the amount of time Claimant’s have to submit their claims to the Employment Tribunals following ACAS conciliation, which you can read more about Here.
Having appeared on the pilot episode of Channel 4’s hit TV program 24 Hours in Police Custody Read Here, where he and his team achieved an acquittal for a Client facing a charge of Conspiracy to Murder, the criminal practice has undergone rapid expansion in the areas of serious crime.
He again appeared on the same programme in Season 6, Episode 4 in 2018 which again received national acclaim where he represented someone initially arrested for Conspiracy to Murder in a Cold Case and was the only defendant in the case to be acquitted.
Similarly, Attiq appeared in Season 8, Episode 4 of the programme in 2019 which related to knife crime and a murder that took place as a consequence. In this case also, Attiq’s client was the only one to be found Not Guilty.
Attiq’s current criminal case load comprises of Complex Frauds, Terrorism and Murder cases amongst others.
In his spare time Attiq undertakes pro-bono community work such as Actions against the Police and has campaigned in this regard, with the organisation Luton for Justice, for cases such as that of Leon Briggs and Faruk Ali against Bedfordshire Police.
Attiq is currently the chair for the Luton People’s Assembly, campaigning against Austerity and Discrimination, as well as chair for the Luton Momentum group and sits on the committee for the Society of Asian Lawyers as well as on the board of the Luton Food Bank. Attiq also regularly hosts a legal debate show on Inspire FM.
He has regularly appeared on various radio stations such as the BBC, Inspire FM and Diverse FM and on TV as an expert in law on programmes such as Good Morning Britain, the Victoria Derbyshire Show, Russia Today News bulletins as well as BBC and ITV news, some of which you can see Here. Attiq has also featured in the Law Gazette as a ‘Lawyer in the News’ Read Here