Abbas Mithani QC

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Abbas Mithani QC became a Judge on the Midlands Circuit in July 2006 and was a Deputy Bankruptcy Registrar from 1993 until 2006. He was appointed as a District Judge in 1999 and went on to become a Recorder of the Crown Court in 2001. He is a Visiting Professor of Law at Newcastle and Kingston Universities and an Honorary Professor of Law at Birmingham University.

Abbas has, throughout his professional career, written widely on commercial litigation, insolvency, wills and directors’ duties. In 1994, he wrote his first book, Islamic Wills and has since written, edited and contributed to numerous practitioner-works. He is the general editor of the leading work on the disqualification of company directors, published by LexisNexis/Butterworths, entitled Mithani: Directors’ Disqualification. He has also written or contributed to a number of the volumes of the Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents and Atkin’s Court Forms and has also contributed to Kelly’s Draftsman. Abbas is one of the contributors to the Brown Book, published by Jordans, a practitioner-work on the Civil Procedure Rules.

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