News and Events - Zubair Ahmad


11th May 2018News

Belhaj Litigation: UK Apologises over Libyan Dissident Treatment

Zubair Ahmad was a Special Advocate in the private law claim and Judicial Review in the Belhaj litigation The UK government has apologised to Libyan dissident Abdul Hakim Belhaj and his wife Fatima Boudchar after its actions contributed to their detention, transfer to Libya and his torture by Colonel Gaddafi’s forces in 2004. It is […]

4th Jan 2018News

Terrorism Cases: Where Sanctions Designations Apply in Tandem with Criminal Proceedings

Begg v HM Treasury [2017] EWHC 3329 (Admin) On 19 December 2017, the Administrative Court handed down its open judgment regarding disclosure in the case of Begg v HM Treasury. The underlying case relates to an appeal by Mr Begg against the Treasury’s revocation of his designation under section 2 of the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. […]

23rd May 2017News

London Legal Walk 2017

On Monday 22nd May members of 2 Hare Court, staff and guests set off to run and walk the 10km London Legal Walk. We’ve managed to raise nearly £500 for the London Legal Support Trust so far, with donations still warmly welcomed – click here to donate. A record number of 12,000 walkers took part and […]

25th Oct 2016News

Zubair Ahmad Called to The Bar of NI

Zubair Ahmad was called to The Bar of Northern Ireland on Friday the 21st of October at the Royal Courts of Justice, Belfast by the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland.

31st May 2016News

Pre-Trial Disclosure Issues in Claim Subjected to Closed Material Procedure Direction

27.05.16R (K, A and B) v Secretary of State for Defence The court was asked to consider various issues relating to pre-trial disclosure in a claim that was subject to a closed material procedure direction under the Justice and Security Act 2013, s 6. The issues arose in relation to litigation brought by three individuals, […]