Azeem Suterwalla

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Azeem is a barrister at Monckton Chambers. He specialises in public and human rights law across a range of subject areas, notably, community care, children related, education, immigration, asylum support, prison and housing law. In addition to his High Court practice, Azeem is regularly instructed in appeals in the Court of Appeal and has worked on litigation at all levels up to the House of Lords/Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights. Before coming to the bar Azeem worked for the United Nations in the Middle East and was a Judicial Assistant to the former Master of the Rolls, now Supreme Court Justice, Lord Clarke. Azeem graduated in Modern History (First Class) from the University of Oxford and obtained his Master's in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University, gaining a distinction in his thesis. He went on to gain a Postgraduate Diploma in Law and was a Major Scholar of the Inner Temple in 2002 and a Chapman Scholar in 2003.