News and Events - Zubair Ahmad QC

25th Mar 2019News

Chambers Welcomes New Tenants

Chambers is delighted to announce that Merry van Woodenberg, formerly of Foundry Chambers, has accepted an invitation to join 2 Hare Court. Merry is the fourth tenant to join Chambers in the last few months, the others being Alison Levitt QC, Nneka Akudolu and Hannah Thomas. This of course comes on top of the elevation of Narita […]

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. […]