Employment and Commercial Barrister


Mukhtiar is a barrister at a Garden Court Chambers and focuses his practice on tackling social injustice and inequalities in the workplace and beyond. He enjoys broad employment and commercial practice with a strong client base in London and Kent.

He has particular interest and experience in cases involving whistleblowing; discrimination; and business and commercial ethics. Mukhtiar is a skilled advocate, who provides advocacy training to pupils through Lincoln’s Inn.

Before successfully commencing pupillage in October 2012, Mukhtiar completed his Law degree and Bar qualifications whilst working full-time. Mukhtiar had various part-time jobs during primary and secondary education and then enjoyed nearly 25 years’ full-time employment since leaving school aged 16.

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. He accepts direct public access instructions


Mukhtiar is ranked in employment by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500. His depth of knowledge of employment law, coupled with over twenty-five years of experience in employment relations, enables him to provide sound advice and practical solutions.


Mukhtiar's commercial practice includes contract disputes; 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 very knowledgeable and tactically astute. His client care is exceptional and judges respect him greatly. He is my go-to person for any litigation matter. He is very thorough and approachable.

- Chambers UK Guide - [2020]

Brilliant. He was really knowledgeable. He cared about the case and was really dedicated.

- Chambers UK Guide - [2019]

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 Guide - [2018]

Sources praise him for his personable nature and his ability to handle a diverse range of clients.

- Chambers UK Guide - [2018]

He has a human and caring touch when dealing with cases. Excellent on the law and his drafting.

- Legal 500, 2021

He is one of my go-to employment law specialists. He is able to quickly understand and break down complicated employment law issues and provide concise advice.

- Chambers UK Guide - [2021]