Ms Nadia Motraghi > Chambers of Mark Sutton QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Sutton QC
Old Square Chambers
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Work Department

Employment and discrimination; personal injury.


Nadia specialises in employment law, professional regulation and public law including public procurement. Her practice spans the Tribunals, High Court and all levels of appeal. She acts for employees and employers in all areas of employment law especially discrimination of all types, whistleblowing, TUPE, breach of contract, trade union cases and injunctions (industrial action, restrictive covenants, MHPS).  In professional discipline, she represents individuals before their regulators and at all levels of appeal. Her clients are in the public sector (NHS, local government), private sector (especially banking and technology) and trade unions. Nadia’s public law and public procurement work is mainly in the healthcare sector.


St John’s College, Oxford (MA Jurisprudence); Harvard Law School (LLM, Frank Knox Fellow); College of Law (BVC Outstanding; Bedingfield Scholar, Ede & Ravenscourt Prize for Best Student). Nadia worked for the Law Commission and held lecturing posts at several universities. Formerly a Barrister Member of the Bar Disciplinary Tribunal. Currently a Member of the Advisory Committee on Conscientious Objectors (ACCO), an NDPB advising the Ministry of Defence.


French, Persian.



Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Public law

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Nadia MotraghiOld Square ChambersPractical, thorough, and knowledgeable.

Old Square Chambers is home to Nadia Motraghi, who specialises in public law cases involving NHS trusts and other medical bodies, both at the advisory stage and in judicial review proceedings.

London Bar > Administrative and public law (including local government)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Nadia MotraghiOld Square ChambersInstructed on NHS matters.

London Bar > Employment

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Nadia MotraghiOld Square ChambersAlways one step ahead, and great with clients as well as lovely to deal with and very fast turnaround.

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Nadia MotraghiOld Square ChambersVery experienced in representing healthcare professionals before their regulators.