Bobby Shabbir has joined chambers as a third-six pupil, having taken a career break from law pursuing other interests. Other than his legal qualification he is also a qualified TEFL teacher.
He was called to the bar in 2001 and then cross qualified as a solicitor in 2006 taking various work from immigration/deportation to civil and contract law work. He spent many years practising immigration law as a solicitor and was also a partner in a law firm specialising in this field. Bobby is also qualified as a High Court advocate in Pakistan.
Not only has he gained invaluable experience in people management together with being a good listener, He is very understanding and empathetic towards those he represents. This comes with his experience first as a solicitor then as a partner in a law firm and as a solicitor-advocate.
Credit Hire and general civil matters including personal injury, road traffic accident claims.
Business immigration and asylum/deportation and general, spouse, appeals and immigration matters under the tier scheme (UK visa under the Tier Points-Based Immigration System)
Domestic violence, ancillary relief and adoption.
Bobby as a third-six pupil accepts instructions under the Direct/Public Access Scheme - under the supervision of Mr Roderick Hine.
Bobby is a registered public access barrister who can assist on advice, drafting and representation.
Bobby enjoys travelling and in his spare time takes on various challenges in terms of learning a new language. Having worked in Paris during his teenage years allowed him to grasp the French language, obtaining a Stage in French (Stage Linguistique Et Stage Pratique). Other than being proficient in the languages of the Indian sub-continent, he has a working understanding of Bulgarian, Arabic and basic Turkish. He is keen on walking to stay healthy. He was a former member of St John’s ambulance and was a first aider attending various events in this capacity.