Shokat has a particular interest in, and a wealth of experience of, claims concerning allegations of fraud (both from the perspective of Claimants and Defendants) in road traffic accidents. He is regularly instructed in cases involving suspected staged/contrived accidents, phantom passenger claims, induced collisions, low velocity impact collisions and claims involving exaggerated injuries and losses. He further is experienced in dealing with issues of credit hire common in such cases. He has experience of claims involving substantial number of Claimants and alleged fraud rings. He will accept instructions in all such cases on behalf of Claimants and Defendants.
He has a wide range of experience in handling multi-track personal injury litigation with particular expertise in claims involving spinal injuries, brain injuries, serious orthopaedic injuries, occupational diseases and fatal accidents. His occupational disease experience includes cases involving deafness, upper limb disorders, respiratory disease and associated illnesses. He has many years of experience of handling such claims. This includes conducting County Court and High Court trials from the perspective of Claimants and Defendants.