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Crime
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Provided by Abdul Iqbal KC

UK Bar

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Abdul Iqbal KC. (Silk, 2014) practices exclusively in defence crime. He is in extremely high demand for cases of murder, complex fraud, terrorism, international drug trafficking and serious organised crime.

He is approachable and straightforward irrespective of those he deals with.

He sits as a Recorder and in a Disciplinary Regulatory capacity that gives him huge insight in to judicial thinking and approach.

He has appeared in many of the leading cases on circuit and nationally. These cases invariably involve complicated issues. They attract national and international press publicity.

Abdul Iqbal KC is a qualified pharmacist and has particular expertise in cases involving complicated medical evidence. He excels in cross-examining expert witnesses on the most complex areas of technical evidence.

He reliably cuts through complex evidence and law to get to the decisive issues and then puts those issues before juries with devastating persuasive charm.

Combined with a ferocious work ethic, his intellect for complex law makes his courtroom impact seem effortless yet supreme.

He is particularly devastating in “cut throat” cases.

He has successfully defended in many sensitive cases where professionals have been charged with criminal or regulatory (misconduct) offences that threaten their careers.

He has the same high impact in the appellate courts. He has huge specialist expertise in reviewing cases thoroughly in order to identify effective and sustainable grounds of appeal.

His oral and paper advocacy is unimpeachable.

He has precise and reliable judgement.

Undoubtedly one of the real stars at the Bar.

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Crime - North Eastern (Bar)
3
Band 3

Abdul Iqbal KC
Abdul Iqbal KC is a well-regarded criminal defence barrister. He is noted for his expert handling of complex murder, arms trafficking, money laundering and serious organised crime cases.

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