Farhaz Khan > Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Ewan McQuater QC and Adrian Beltrami QC
3 Verulam Buildings


Farhaz is recognised as one of the leading senior juniors at the commercial bar. The legal directories state he is a “highly sought-after barrister” with an “exceptional reputation” who is “impressive beyond his year of call”. He receives instructions in complex and high-profile commercial litigation, arbitration and regulatory investigations, with a focus on banking, financial services, and pensions. According to the legal directories he is “probably the best junior at the bar for financial services work”, “a real star in banking disputes”, and involved “in the most important pensions cases”. Farhaz’s cases typically involve the interpretation of contracts and commercial trusts, professional negligence, civil fraud, ‘White collar’ / POCA / bribery and regulatory enforcement matters. His cases also take him into different area of law, and he has broad experience in cases involving company law, insolvency, partnership, employment, EU and public law. Farhaz regularly appears in the DIFC and ADGM courts and has acted as a legal expert in foreign proceedings. Farhaz was identified by Legal Week (“Stars at the Bar”, 2013) as one of the 10 “most acclaimed young barristers making their mark” at the Commercial & Chancery bar.


Called: 2005 (Middle Temple, Queen Mother Major Scholar and Harmsworth Entrance Exhibitioner). Registered to practice in the DIFC.


COMBAR, ChBA, APL, FSLA (Assistant Secretary), IBA

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 5

Farhaz Khan3 Verulam BuildingsHe is extraordinarily bright and superbly commercial. He is assertive and bold and easy to work with. Clients love him.

London Bar > Pensions

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Farhaz Khan3 Verulam BuildingsHighly flexible and punching well above his weight.

London Bar > Financial services regulation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Farhaz Khan3 Verulam BuildingsRapidly becoming one of the very best known and well regarded juniors at the Bar, he has a clear passion and aptitude for contentious regulatory work, and is likely to become a doyen of the market in years to come.

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Farhaz Khan3 Verulam BuildingsUser friendly, very commercial and a good team player.

Middle East: The English Bar > Commercial

(Leading juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Farhaz Khan3 Verulam BuildingsAttentive to the needs of law firms in the busy jurisdiction of the DIFC Courts, he is responsive and easy to work with,.