Our Team


Naeem Mian QC

BA (Hons), MPhil (Oxon)
Called to the Bar: 2002

Silk: 2016

Ranked as a Tier 1 Silk by the Legal 500, Naeem has extensive experience of defending at the highest level in the most serious and high profile of cases. In recognition of his ability, exceptionally for the Criminal Bar, Naeem was appointed Queen’s Counsel at 14 years call.

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Nadia Motraghi

BA (Oxon), LLM (Harvard)
Called to the Bar: 2004

Nadia specialises in employment and discrimination law and in professional discipline. She represents clients at all levels of Tribunal and Court, including the Supreme Court.

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Sultana Tafadar

LLB (Hons), LLM (Human Rights Law) (London)
Called to the Bar: 2005

With an established reputation as a first-class practitioner, Sultana is a human rights and criminal law specialist. Her practice includes high-profile cases involving terrorism, international law, and human rights.

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Andrew Hall QC

Called to the Bar: 1991
Silk: 2002

Andrew Hall is consistently named as a leader in his field and has a busy and high profile practice in serious crime. He has very extensive experience in all types of homicide, as well as large scale drugs and other excise conspiracies.

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Zubair Ahmed

LLB (Hons)
Called to the Bar: 1995

A leading junior in serious and complex crime, he has appeared for both prosecution and defence in some of the highest profile criminal and quasi criminal cases. He has special expertise in homicide, terrorism and fraud cases.

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Jo Sidhu

Jo Sidhu QC

BA (Hons) (Oxon), MSc (LSE)
Called to the Bar: 1993
Silk: 2012

Jo is instructed in serious criminal cases including terrorism, homicide, fraud, drugs, armed robbery, extradition, and in cases involving human rights issues. He is recommended as a leading silk in crime in Chambers and Partners UK and the Legal 500.

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Khadija Ali

B.A. Joint Honours (Law & Arabic)(London)
Called to the Bar: 2007

Khadija practices civil and commercial law, and in particular international commercial litigation and arbitration. She has a background in employment, family, public and international law.

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Imran Khan

LLB (Hons)
Solicitor, Higher Rights Advocate

Imran is Joint Head of the Criminal, Actions Against the Police and Public Law Departments. He is best known for his representation of the family of Stephen Lawrence during the private prosecution, inquest and public inquiry into Stephen’s murder.

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Sam Robinson

LLB (Hons)
Called to the Bar: 2002

Sam is a highly regarded and experienced defence practitioner. His practice encompasses a wide range of complex cases. Sam is instructed regularly in cases with difficult defendants and particularly challenging defences.

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