Humzah Ilyas is a criminal defence solicitor who provides expert advice and assistance to clients facing the full spectrum of criminal allegations.
Humzah represents clients at the police station and appears as an advocate in the Magistrates’ Court. He also litigates both Magistrates’ and Crown Court cases. He has represented clients charged with a wide range of offences including attempted murder, rape and serious sexual offences, human trafficking, drugs supply, violence, and firearms offences.
Humzah recognises the impact that criminal proceedings can have on his clients, regardless of the type or seriousness of the offence. He meticulously prepares his cases and adopts a strategic approach to even the most minor of allegations, often leading to successful outcomes.
Humzah has a Law degree from Oxford Brookes University, and he completed his LPC LLM at the University of Law, London Bloomsbury. He trained at a busy North London firm and joined Hickman & Rose in May 2023.