Zaid completed his undergraduate LLB law degree at Kings College London and postgraduate LLM at University College London. Zaid completed the Bar Vocational Course and was called to the bar at Lincoln’s Inn in July 2010. Zaid is also a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.
Before coming to Kings Cross Barristers, Zaid was a Senior Adjudicator at the Financial Ombudsman Service, handling and mediating a range of cases concerning financial compliance, banking and insurance. During his time at the Financial Ombudsman Service, Zaid was also a consultant to the executive and representative of the staff body on many issues ranging from employment law to HR policy and procedure.
Zaid is an avid believer in access to justice for all and has won numerous awards for his vast array of pro bono work across many legal areas. These awards include the ‘City Law School Most Outstanding Contribution To Pro Bono Award’. Zaid is also a qualified lawyer in Pakistan and has continued to promote this belief there, for those who need it the most.
Zaid is experienced in a range of areas, particularly specialising in Family and Employment law. Zaid offers an approachable and professional service, be it at consultation or at tribunal.