Shazia Akhtar > Hardwicke Chambers Limited > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Hardwicke Chambers Limited
Hardwicke Chambers Limited
HARDWICKE BUILDING, NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3SB
England

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.

Memberships

  • 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)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Education

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Shazia AkhtarHardwickeAn extremely good advocate – she throws everything at a case.