Abid Mahmood > Chambers of Adrian Keeling QC and Jonathan Jones QC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile
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No5 Barristers' Chambers
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Administrative law, Court of Protection, immigration, human rights, international law, family law and civil liberties.
Abid has appeared in some of the leading cases in his preferred areas of practice over 25 years. These include successful appearances at the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and at the former House of Lords. Additionally, he has appeared in scores of Court of Appeal cases. His High Court and other work is extensive across England and Wales.
Abid also sits as a part time Judge in the Crown Court, County Court and Tribunals.
Immigration and Nationality
Business and Commercial Immigration Law
Public and Administrative Review
Court of Protection
International Movement and International Family Law
Recorder of the Crown Court (since 2008)
Recorder of the County Court (since 2008)
Part time FTT Judge
Part time Upper Tribunal Judge (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)
Urdu, Punjabi. Basic Arabic, Spanish and French.
Executive Member of the Administrative Law Bar Association
Midlands Chancery Bar Association
Buckingham University (Law LLB Hons), Inns of Court School of Law.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1
Abid Mahmood – No5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Abid has been very effective in taking the heat out of negotiations to allow pragmatic discussions with the other side. My clients have been “extremely impressed” with him and his calm but firm manner has been a perfect fit for this case.’
Described as a ‘good and reliable set with expertise in Court of Protection matters’ No5 Barristers’ Chambers court of protection practice is the choice for many local authorities in the Midlands. Abid Mahmood recently represented a local authority in an application for an injunction to protect a child victim of a “county lines” gang. In more property-oriented cases, Keri Tayler has a substantial presence in financial abuse cases, representing the official solicitor in a case where a woman lacking capacity was taken by her son from Kent to the Republic of Ireland.
Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Administrative and public law (including civil liberties and human rights)(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1 (Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1
No5 Barristers’ Chambers‘ immigration offering is mainly claimant-focused, with practitioners regularly appearing in the Upper Tribunal and Court of Appeal. Senior junior Abid Mahmood ’s recent instructions include several Court of Appeal cases, including representing the claimant in PF (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, a case concerning the deportation of a convicted drug dealer suffering from sickle cell disease.
Abid Mahmood – No5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Abid is very supportive, empathetic and knowledgeable and managed our case with utmost confidence and was also able to impart this confidence to us in a time of crisis.’