Ragi is a very experienced practitioner, having amassed a varied background of legal expertise in the areas of civil, commercial and general common law. Ragi is a robust lawyer with a tenacious attitude. He is a confident Advocate that prides himself on working hard to achieve successful outcomes for his clients.
In addition to Ragi’s general litigation work, he is also licensed to undertake public access instructions on behalf of regulatory bodies and individuals, alike. Ragi represents both Claimants and Defendants and is prepared to consider CFA work on a case by case basis. Ragi regularly deals with numerous repeat clients on this funding arrangement.
Ragi is always prepared to travel and go that extra mile to assist his clients nationwide. Ragi is based in Cardiff, but regularly travels to London and the Midlands to attend hearings for those instructing him.
Ragi’s areas of specialisation include;
Drafting pleadings, advising on liability and quantum of damages
Tortious cases involving accidents at work, occupier’s liability and infant settlements
Representation of Claimants and Defendants in a variety of road traffic accident claims and Public Liability/Employers' Liability (to include small claims, fast and multi-track cases)
Consumer contracts for the supply of goods and services
Commercial contracts and guarantees
Bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings
Insolvency and Company Court applications and contested winding-up applications
Bankruptcy petitions, setting aside statutory demands and annulment applications
Representing petitioners, supervisors, debtors and supporting creditors
A wealth of residential and commercial possession hearings
Landlord and tenant disputes (residential and commercial properties)
Leases & licenses
Claims against trespassers and forfeiture
Applications for Orders for Sale
Trusts of Land (TOLATA)
Advising trustees as to their powers under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and The Trustees Act 2000
Disputes as to the appropriate division of beneficial ownership relating to both constructive and resulting trusts
Advising beneficiaries as to the statutory powers of appointment and retirement of trustees and the power of the court to remove a trustee
In addition to his busy civil practice, Ragi is working hard to develop a greater practice in the field of professional regulatory and disciplinary law. He is happy to advise and represent clients before a wide range of regulatory bodies, including the healthcare sector and legal profession.
Interestingly, Ragi has also designed, developed and delivered legal training materials on behalf of the British University in Dubai. Ragi believes that these overseas experiences have allowed him the opportunity to pursue a worthy sabbatical from practice.
Speaking fluent Arabic, Ragi’s bilingual skills have an added advantage when dealing with clients from the Middle East and Gulf region.
Additionally, Ragi undertakes numerous pro bono cases by representing both immigration clients at appeal and Defendants who have been issued with possession proceedings against their homes. Ragi always reassures his clients that he will fight every inch of the way to attain the best possible result on their behalf. With that knowledge, they have faith in Ragi's ability to represent them at the highest level.
To unwind over the weekend, Ragi likes to delve into the kitchen to cook new signature meals for the family. For recreation, Ragi enjoys the theatre and watching a good movie to escape the seriousness of the law. He also likes swimming to relax and recharge after a long day!
Education and Qualifications
LL.B Law (Hons) Degree – University of Wales (1997)
Bar Vocational Course – BPP Law School, London (1998)
Called to the Bar – Middle Temple (1998)