Ashraf Khan > Chambers of Brian Altman QC & Jim Sturman QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Brian Altman QC & Jim Sturman QC
2 Bedford Row

Work Department

Criminal Law (including Fraud/Financial Crime)


A specialist in serious crime, complex fraud, professional discipline, compliance, civil recovery and asset forfeiture. Ashraf has a national defence practice which includes a case load of some of the biggest and most complex criminal cases seen in recent times. His extensive experience of high-profile litigation in this area covers a wide spectrum of cases, including homicide; firearms; serious sexual offences; and large-scale organised crime, involving price fixing, corruption, cartel, trafficking, money laundering and serious fraud.

He is often instructed at the earliest stages of major investigations so clients have the benefit of his advice and assistance during what is often a critical stage in a criminal inquiry.

Ashraf is permitted by the Bar Council to accept instructions directly from the public under the Public Access Scheme.

In September 2016, Ashraf was appointed an Assistant Boundary Commissioner for England by the Secretary of State.


Qualified 1999, Middle Temple; Barrister-at-Law.


Bengali (Sylheti).


Criminal Bar Association; Midland Circuit.


LLB Hons Business Law; LLM Corporate Law; Certified Mediator (civil and commercial).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Ashraf Khan2 Bedford RowAshraf’s strengths lie in meticulous attention to detail. He is certainly tipped to take silk in the next few years by many senior members of the Bar.

London Bar > Fraud: crime

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Ashraf Khan2 Bedford RowAshraf is a highly skilled advocate who prepares cases thoroughly and presents a forceful case before the court.