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Farhaz Khan – Legal Week stars at the Bar 2013


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Farhaz Khan has been identified by Legal Week as one of the 10 “most acclaimed young barristers making their mark” at the commercial chancery bar: http://www.legalweek.com/legal-week/analysis/2306241/stars-at-the-bar-2013-masters-in-their-field.

In the article “Farhaz Khan says his practice “probably reflects the trajectory of Outer Temple’s growth in commercial chancery work”, but in Khan’s case that trajectory has been steep with increased recognition outside the set” and that “his first pupil supervisor Richard Hitchcock “showed me that doing a case well requires intellectual intensity, but also can be done with creativity and flair”.

Legal Week contacted more than 350 solicitors, barristers, QCs and senior clerks to ascertain their views over a four-week period, with more than 200 responses and subsequent follow-up references. Those recommended were selected from more than 325 recommended junior barristers of 10 years’ call and under from all circuits across England and Wales.

Farhaz Khan is recognised as a leading barrister in the legal directories for (1) Banking and finance (2) Chancery: commercial (3) Financial services and (4) Pensions, which recommend him as “impressive”, “very bright” and “a potential star in the making”.

A junior with a strong emerging chancery practice. He is regularly instructed on commercial litigation in the pensions and banking and finance sectors.
Expertise: “He is an excellent lawyer with a rare mix of practicality and intellect. He is one of the best juniors for regulatory matters.” (Chancery Commercial)

Receives instructions on major banking cases, as evidenced by his recent work highlights. He has additional expertise in financial services and pensions litigation.
Expertise: “Great at financial services litigation; a potential star in the making.” (Banking & Finance)

Combines his impressive pensions knowledge with expertise in banking and financial services. He is noted for his intelligence and his involvement in a number of the most important pensions cases. 
Expertise: “He’s very bright”, “up and coming” and “a personable and approachable barrister.” (Pensions)

A barrister with a fast-growing reputation in both contentious and non-contentious financial services work. His experience includes several cases involving interest rate swap mis-selling. 
Expertise: “Clearly switched-on and knows what to do.” 
(Financial Services)


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