Kim Hollis QC

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Kim Hollis QC is a barrister at 25 Bedford Row Chambers and specialises in criminal defence - including very serious violent and sexual crimes, drugs and honour killings. She has represented the likes of young fast bowler Mohammed Amir in the Pakistan international match fixing case.  She became the UK's first female Asian QC when she took silk in 2002, having been called to the Bar (Gray's Inn) in 1979. She was appointed as a Bencher at Gray's Inn in 2008. 

She has served on numerous Bar Council committees and is a former Vice-Chair of the Association of Women Barristers. She was the joint winner (with Sir Rabinder Singh - now a High Court judge) of the Society of Asian Lawyers award for Most Successful Lawyer in 2005. More recently Kim was appointed a Member of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Diplomatic Excellence Panel (2013) and is also an appointed Diversity Advisor to the Legal Directorate of the Foreign Office (2014). Kim read Law at Queen Mary College, University of London and graduated in 1978 before attending the Inns of Court School of Law.

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