Zahid Hussain


Zahid Hussain

Call 2001 (Lincolns Inn)
Qualifications LLB University of the West of England, Bristol Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent), Inns of Court School of Law, London.
Professional Memberships Member of the Family Law Bar Association

Expertise


Zahid frequently represents parents, family members, Guardians, the Official Solicitor & Local Authority’s in care   proceedings at all tiers of Court across the South West. He is also frequently instructed in contact, residence, internal and external relocation cases and cases involving rule 16.4 Guardians. Zahid is experienced in undertaking finding of fact hearings involving allegations of physical and sexual abuse & NAI & cases involving issues of mental health, learning difficulties.

Recommendations 

  • “Very experienced across all areas of children law.” Legal 500, Family and children law (2017)

Practice Overview

Zahid is an experienced family law practitioner with a practice encompassing all areas of Family Law (family finance & children). He undertakes work in family finance claims at all levels, values and complexity and claims under TOLATA and Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989. He frequently represents parents, guardians, the Official Solicitor & Local Authority’s in care proceedings at all tiers of Court across the South West. He is also frequently instructed in contact, residence, shared residence, internal and external relocation cases and cases involving rule 16.4 Guardians.

Zahid is experienced in undertaking finding of fact hearings involving allegations of physical and sexual abuse & NAI & cases involving issues of mental health, learning difficulties, substance misuse & domestic violence. Away from chambers, Zahid has a busy family life and is married with three children. Apart from the endless cycle of after school clubs and birthday parties, Zahid has a keen interest in sports literature & the world of cinema

Background

Zahid was born in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. He undertook his undergraduate studies in Law at the University of the West of England, Bristol and completed the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of School of Law (Very Competent).  He commenced pupillage with St John’s Chambers in 2001 and made an early decision to specialise in Family Law. Zahid joined the Family Practice Group in 2002, following successful completion of his pupillage. He is married with three children.

Interests

Zahid has a busy family life and is married with three children. Apart from the endless cycle of after school clubs and birthday parties, Zahid has a keen interest in sports literature & the world of cinema.