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Abdul Iqbal QC

Acquittal of Registered Nurse charged with multiple sex offences
Year of call:
1994 · Silk 2014
Bradford University, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
Northumbria University, Diploma in Law (Distinction)
Inns of Court School of Law, BVC (‘Very competent’)
Pupil of Julian Goose QC and Simon Hickey at 10 Park Square, Leeds
Tenant at 10 Park Square
Tenant at No 6, Leeds
Recorder (Criminal)
Queen’s Counsel
No 6 becomes Park Square Barristers.
Abdul previously practised as a clinical pharmacist.
Criminal Bar Association British Association for Sports Law
Gray’s Inn, David Karmel Scholar
Gray’s Inn, Lord Justice Holker Scholar

Abdul Iqbal QC qualified as a pharmacist and has experience of clinical practice. He represents corporate and commercial clients charged with regulatory offences and/or facing financial liability arising from breaches of regulatory law.

“The paragon of legal excellence.” – The Legal 500 (2014)

Abdul’s pharmacy background and experience of serious criminal work naturally lend themselves to representing professionals charged with disciplinary breaches before regulatory bodies (General Medical Council, General Dental Council, General Pharmaceutical Council, General Optical Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council, Solicitors Regulation Authority, Financial Reporting Council).

He is a keen sports fan. His criminal practice lends itself well to providing representation to players and clubs alike at disciplinary tribunals of governing bodies such as the FA, RFL and RFU.

Abdul’s pharmacy expertise gives him additional insight into issues of doping, charges brought by the UK Anti-Doping Agency, and appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Private client work

  • Birmingham City Council -v- IA & HH Ltd [2019]. Alleged breaches of enforcement notices relating to operation of restaurant businesses owned and operated by the defendants. Successful defence relying on various provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and secondary legislation arising therefrom.

Public Access

Abdul Iqbal QC may accept Public Access work, where he can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.

Contact Abdul’s clerk

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

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