A leading Criminal Silk renowned for his expertise and care.

Abbas has an outstanding reputation and is regularly instructed to advise upon and defend in the most challenging and high profile murder, terrorism, firearms and drugs trials, as well as fraud cases.

Abbas Lakha KC

Abbas Lakha KC is widely regarded as one of the UK’s most successful and respected leading silks, with a heavyweight practice which encompasses a broad range of specialist areas. He is regularly instructed to advise upon and defend in the most challenging and high profile cases. He is particularly sought after to advise in International financial crime cases, representing clients both in the UK and around the world.


“I have my life back thanks to Abbas and his team. I would say to anyone that believes they have the impossible case, Abbas will make the impossible…possible.”


“Honest, professional, empathetic, genuine people who tell you how it is. Up front about costs and keeping you in the loop of your case phone calls out of office hours if necessary.

I won my case, but even if I had been less successful, I would have said it was money well spent.

Would not hesitate to use again.”


“Mr. Lakha’s diligence and thoroughness makes him an excellent barrister to have on your side.  In my matter, Mr. Lakha’s organisation and command of the facts, and methodically conveying those facts to the Court, resulted in a very favourable result. “


Abbas Lakha KC got me through my proceedings with his expertise, professionalism and constant communication. Abbas is approachable, constantly available on a daily basis and responded directly to my questions promptly and professionally and allayed any concerns


“He is extremely competent and a consummate professional, but by far his greatest traits are his empathy and compassion. Thanks to his expert help we were able to win our case and survive the most difficult period of our lives. We trust his judgement completely. No words can describe how immensely grateful we are to him.”


“Excellent advice received from start to finish from Mr Lakha QC. Mr Lakha QC did not have long to prepare the case, but he was very reassuring and right at the outset explained the technical points he would use to fight my son’s case. He also explained the importance of getting the case closed quickly so it favoured my son’s position. He was very thorough and presented the case excellently. “

Mr S

“I want to express my gratitude to him and his efforts for providing me with the highest level of professional legal counsel available. The outcome was everything I hoped for and everything he promised from day one of the process.”


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    “Abbas has a collaborative and extremely effective leadership style which instils confidence in clients and brings out the best in the team. Client know that he understands their position and feel very well represented by Abbas. Abbas is a polished and effective advocate, and a tough negotiator. He masters complex materials quickly and pinpoints the essential factual and legal matters. Abbas stands out among leading silks as a clever, creative thinker, always with an eye on the big picture.”

    Badge - Abbas Lakha KC is ranked in the Chambers UK Bar

    “Abbas Lakha KC is a well-respected silk with a notable practice in financial crime. He is experienced in matters concerning fraud, money laundering and corruption, and offers additional expertise in private prosecutions.
    Strengths: “He is really good with both clients and solicitors and is able to cut through to the issues. He also has a fantastic court manner.”

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