Employment and Commercial Barrister


Mukhtiar has over 20 years’ experience working for various public bodies. He has enjoyed a successful career in employment relations; debt recovery; and law enforcement, including employment and civil litigation department of the Serious Organised Crime Agency.

Prior to successfully completing pupillage at 6 Pump Court in October 2013, Mukhtiar completed his Law degree and Bar qualifications whilst working full-time. He enjoys a wide-ranging practice with a strong client base in London and Kent. He accepts direct public access instructions.

Mukhtiar is in a somewhat rare position of having established his practice almost entirely through recommendations.  He is known for his determination to obtain the best outcome for his clients, reassuring manner and pragmatic  outlook.


Mukhtiar is recommended in the Chambers UK Bar Guide 2017 for his employment work. He is regularly instructed by employers and employees for all types of cases in the Employment Tribunal, High Court and County Court including. Many of his cases involve city workers; or the public sector, particularly healthcare providers. He also represents employees in professional discipline proceedings brought by the healthcare and teaching regulators; and the police.


Mukhtiar’s commercial practice includes contract; insolvency; professional
negligence; and company and partnership law. Large parts of his commercial practice overlap
with employment disputes, particularly restraint of trade, confidential information and
director/shareholder disputes.


“He is extremely thorough, well prepared, hard-working and thinks outside the box. He is very commercially minded and really takes care of the client.”

“A patient and tactically astute fighter who is respected by judges. His client care is fantastic.”-Chambers UK Bar Guide [2018]

Sources praise him for his personable nature and his ability to handle a diverse range of clients- Chambers UK Bar Guide [2017]