Zaid Khan


Telephone: 02 8815 9390
Fax: 02 8815 9303

Admitted as Solicitor: 2008
Admitted as Barrister: 2011

Practice areas:

  • Criminal Law
  • Inquiries & Commissions
  • Appellate

Mr Khan has been named in the Doyles Guide as one of NSW leading junior counsel in criminal law for 2019.

After completing his commerce degree in 1995 Mr Khan worked in London for a number of international investment banks.

In 2002 he returned to full time study and read Law at the University of Birmingham.

He returned to Australia after completing his Law degree in 2006.


He was admitted as a Solicitor in NSW in 2008, and worked for a brief period at the NSW Crown Solicitor’s Office.

From 2008 until his admission to the Bar in 2011 he worked for the NSW Aboriginal Legal Service at Redfern, specialising in criminal defence.

Mr Khan has experience appearing in all jurisdictions of the criminal law , including the Local, District , Children’s and Supreme Court.

His expertise encompasses a broad range of all criminal proceedings including hearings, sentencing and bail applications in the Local Court, as well as Jury trials, sentencing and appeals in the District and Supreme Court. 

Mr Khan is a member of the Legal Aid Complex Criminal Law Barrister Panel and the Appellate Criminal Law Barrister Panel.

Mr Khan has experience in quasi criminal jurisdictions, appearing before the Parole Authority (both for the Commissioner and for offenders seeking parole), the Crime Commission, Coronial Inquests and the Mental Health Review Tribunal. 



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