Zakir Hussain Profile 


Call 2009 (Lincoln’s Inn)

Direct Access Qualified with Litigation Rights


Areas of law


  • Immigration and Asylum

  • Family Law

  • Criminal Law

  • Civil Law


Immigration and Asylum


Zakir frequently appears on immigration matters, representing clients at the Asylum and Immigration Tribunals (FTT and UT) and the COA on appeals, judicial review and injunctions. Also, Zakir has developed a strong paper-based practice having undertaken drafting for the Government Legal Department and private clients. Zakir’s practice often finds him advising on difficult legal issues surrounding Judicial Review and he specialises in all aspects of immigration law. 

He is currently enlisted to represent the Secretary of State for the Home Department at the Immigration and Asylum Tribunals regularly. Zakir also assisted in the historical appeals review project of the Home Office.



Zakir has worked on in all areas of family law both private and public family law matters which includes financial remedy proceedings, child arrangement order, care proceedings, position statements, updating statements, arranging contact centres, consent orders, drafting finding of facts grounds, the law relating to children, domestic violence, ex-parte applications and care orders.




Zakir frequently appears in the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. He has considerable experience in criminal defence work and specialises on road traffic offences. He is listed on the CPS Advocates’ Panel (Level 1).



He has extensive experience in civil litigation. Zakir is public access qualified and regularly accepts instructions on that basis from companies and private clients. Zakir is a Junior Junior Barrister on the Attorney General’s civil panel and receives regular instructions from the Government Legal Department.

Professional Memberships


  • Personal Injuries Bar Association (PIBA)

  • Human Rights Lawyers Association (HRLA)

  • Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)

  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

  • Supreme Court Bar Association of Bangladesh (SCBA)




  • University of Greenwich - BA (Hons) Law

  • University of Westminster - LLM International Law

  • Northumbria University at Newcastle – BVC



  • Bengali

  • Hindi

  • Urdu