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Sibghat Kadri QC

Year of Call: 1969
Year of Silk: 1989
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Sibghat Kadri QC strong crime practice covers the entire spectrum of criminal law such as murder, drug trafficking, robbery, rape and sexual offences, affray and other public order offences.

He has successfully defended in the cases known as the Bradford Twelve (Asian youths making petrol bombs for the defence of their community), Newham Eight (Asian youths fighting in self defence), Bristol Riot and several Brixton riot cases involving black youths fighting the police.

  • Recommendations

    “Whether opposing Martial Law in Pakistan or fighting racism at the bar, Sibghat Kadri has spent a lifetime battle against injustices”

    Law Society Gazette

    “Sibghat Kadri QC was a leading authority on immigration and race relations well before there were books and case law in these areas of law”

    Black Lawyers Directory (BLD)

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Professional qualifications & appointments

Bencher of the Inner Temple : since 1997

Member of the Race Relations Committee of the Bar : 1983-85 and 1988-89

Society of Asian Lawyers UK : Lifetime Achievement Award

Member of the Pakistani Bar