Farrhat Arshad > Doughty Street Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Doughty Street Chambers
Doughty Street Chambers
53-54 DOUGHTY STREET
LONDON
WC1N 2LS
England

Work Department

Criminal Law and Appeals

Position

Described by Chambers and Partners as, “excellent in Court” and Legal 500 as a, “skilled and determined defence lawyer” Farrhat is instructed in Criminal Appeals and in serious crime, including murder, serious sexual offences, protest cases, drugs, firearms and fraud.  Her civil work centres on Judicial Reviews arising out of both criminal and prison law, including challenges to Parole and categorization decisions.  In recent years, Farrhat has been instructed in many out of time appeals to the Court of Appeal in relation to both conviction and sentence.

Farrhat has been recommended as a leading junior in Crime in both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. She was profiled as a “Future star of the Bar”, by Times Online.

Farrhat accepts both privately and publicly funded instructions and accepts cases under the Public Access scheme.

Career

Called 1998; Inner Temple.

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association

Howard League for Penal Reform

Liberty

Education

King Edward VI Girls School; Exeter College, Oxford University (1996, BA Hons, 2:1); London School of Economics (1997, LLM, public and public international law).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Farrhat ArshadDoughty Street Chambersis the consumate appeals barrister with an instinctive feel for the shape of an appeal. She is a leader in this field.