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Chambers of Janet Bazley QC and Charles Geekie QC

10 LINCOLN’S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3BP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7797 7900
Fax:
Fax 020 7797 7929
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1034 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.1gc.com

Sam Momtaz QC

Tel:
Work 02077977900
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1GC | Family Law (Chambers of Janet Bazley QC and Charles Geekie QC)

Career

Sam was called in 1995 and took silk in 2017.  Sam acts in all aspects of the law relating to children. In public law Sam represents local authorities, parents, guardians and competent children. Sam has particular expertise in cases which involve risk of harm from radicalisation, death and non-accidental injuries, allegations of serious sexual abuse, child trafficking and cross examination of expert and vulnerable witnesses. In private law Sam acts in disputes between parents and other significant adults including cases involving serious harm and internal and international relocation. Sam also practices in Family-related Judicial Review and some Court of Protection cases.

Languages

Farsi

Member

Member of the FLBA Committee (2002-2015)
FLBA’s Equality and Diversity Officer (2007-2015)
Member of Bar Council’s Equality Diversity and Social Mobility Committee (2007-2016)
Panel Member of Home Office appointed independent review in to the application of Sharia Law in England and Wales (2016 - 2018)

Education

LLB Queen Mary & Westfield (University of London).

Leisure

Sam is an avid football fan and devoted follower of his beloved Liverpool FC. He also enjoys playing football and tennis. He is a regular cinema and theatre goer and likes travelling to get away from it all.


London Bar

Children law (including public and private law)

Within: Leading Silks

Sam Momtaz QC - 1GC | Family LawHas a commanding presence in court.

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