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Azeem Suterwalla

Tel:
Work 020 7405 7211
Email:
Monckton Chambers (Chambers of Tim Ward QC and Philip Moser QC)

Position

Azeem is recommended as a leading practitioner across three practice areas: Administrative/Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights and Community Care. Azeem specialises in public and human rights law across a range of subject areas, notably children related (including education), community care and mental health, data and information, immigration and asylum and social housing. Many of his cases involve the application of fundamental human rights. Azeem also undertakes procurement work, having advised healthcare and education providers in this field. In addition to his High Court practice, Azeem is regularly instructed in appeals in the Court of Appeal and has worked on litigation at all levels up to the House of Lords/Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights. Azeem also regularly undertakes work in the Court of Protection.

Career

Called 2004; Inner Temple. Before coming to the Bar Azeem worked for the United Nations in the Middle East (Gaza City) and was a judicial assistant to the former Master of the Rolls, now Supreme Court Justice Lord Clarke. He was awarded a major scholarship from Inner Temple for the PgDL (2002) and was a Chapman Scholar during the BVC year (2003). Publications of note: Children in Need: local authority support for children and families, LAG, 2013; Judicial Review, Supperstone, Goudie and Walker, 5th ed; Collection and Retention of Personal Data in Human Rights in the Investigation and Prosecution of Crime, eds. Madeline Colvin and Jonathan Cooper, OUP 2009.

Languages

Arabic (intermediate).

Member

Administrative Law Bar Association; Human Rights Lawyers Association.

Education

The Haberdasher’s Aske’s School; The University of Oxford (1999, BA Oxon, 1st class); Harvard university (2001, MA, thesis with distinction); City University (2003, CPE, commendation), Inner Temple (2002, PgDL major scholar) (2003, Chapman scholar).

Leisure

Children, travelling, film, literature and music.


London Bar

Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

Within: Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police) – Leading juniors

Azeem Suterwalla - Monckton ChambersExcels on his feet and is exceptionally good at cross-examination.

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