Zaheer Afzal > Chambers of Richard Atkins KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Atkins KC
St Philips Chambers
B2 5LS


Zaheer has a strong and established criminal practice currently focusing mainly on defence. While working predominately on the Midlands circuit, Zaheer is also regularly instructed on cases in London and on the Northern circuit. He is a Grade 3 prosecutor. He has extensive experience in murder, manslaughter, sexual offences, fraud, regulatory and serious organised crime. Zaheer is a patient and compassionate barrister with a good reputation for strong advocacy on behalf of his clients. Zaheer has developed good relationships with his solicitors. He is committed to delivering a seamless service for his clients. Invariably his work results in further instructions and referrals via word of mouth and personal recommendation. This personal commitment has created strong and loyal relationships between barrister, solicitor and client alike.


Called 2000, Gray’s Inn.