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Chambers of Paul Reed QC and PJ Kirby QC

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HARDWICKE BUILDING, NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3SB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 2523
Fax:
Fax 020 7691 1234
DX:
393 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.hardwicke.co.uk
Hardwicke (Chambers of Paul Reed QC and PJ Kirby QC), Shazia Akhtar, London, ENGLAND

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Shazia Akhtar

Tel:
Work 020 7242 2523
Email:
Web:
www.hardwicke.co.uk/barrister/shazia-akhtar
Hardwicke (Chambers of Paul Reed QC and PJ Kirby QC)

Position

Shazia practises in public and administrative law – including education law, discrimination, community care and human rights. Her practice also includes commercial work such as contractual disputes, property disputes relating to academies, advising on pensions in the context of local government, judicially reviewing decisions of the Financial Conduct Authority and procurement matters, particularly in relation to public authorities. She has a diverse practice, acting for local authorities; public bodies; NGOs; commercial organisations and individuals. She has been consistently ranked as a leading junior by the Legal 500. Shazia is also a qualified mediator (ADR Group).

Where appropriate Shazia is happy to receive instructions on a direct access basis.

From 2012-2017 Shazia was based in Geneva and has now returned to London. Shazia continues to work internationally and for UK based clients.

Languages

Japanese, Urdu.

Member

  • Administrative Law Bar Association
  • Education Law Association
  • Human Rights Lawyers Association
  • Young International Arbitration Group

Education

  • Bsoc.Sc, University of Manchester
  • Dip Law
  • BVC
  • Benefactor’s Scholar of the Middle Temple
  • Mediator (ADR Group)


London Bar

Education

Within: Education – Leading juniors

Shazia Akhtar - HardwickeAn extremely efficient and competent advocate whose paperwork is excellent.

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