Uzma Khan

Year of call:



2003 - Northumbria University Law LLB (Hons)

2004 - Northumbria University, Bar Vocational Course


2005 - 2012 - Legal Adviser - Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunal Service

2012 - Pupil at Watson Woodhouse Solicitors

2013 - Employed Barrister, Watson Woodhouse Solicitors

2015 - Tenant at Old Court Chambers

2020 - Old Court Chambers merges with PSQB


2020 - CPS Leve 2 Prosecutor





Uzma appears regularly before the Magistrates Court and Crown Court on behalf of the prosecution, defence and probation service across the North East.

Uzma worked as a legal adviser in the Magistrates court for several years before working as a criminal barrister in the Teesside area. Having worked in a busy solicitors firm, she has invaluable practical experience of procedure from police station to Crown Court.

She is renowned for her client care, and takes a thorough approach in dealing with professional and lay clients.

Uzma has experience of prosecuting and defending a wide range of cases including assaults, public order, burglary, theft and fraud offences, sex offences, possession and production of drugs.

She has a keen interest in road traffic matters and has successfully prosecuted and defended appeals against conviction and sentence. She has a busy defence practice in dealing with successfully argued exceptional hardship and special reasons arguments.

Uzma is able to receive instructions direct from the public through the Bar’s Public Access Scheme.

Contact Uzma’s clerks

Dan Foulger on 01642 232523

Claire Gibson on 01642 232523

Emma Gibson on 01642 232523