Raza Husain QC

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Raza Husain QC is a barrister at Matrix Chambers, where he became one of the founding members in 2000. He was called to the Bar in November 1993 and took silk in March 2010. Raza specialises in Public Law with an emphasis on immigration and human rights. Chambers and Partners named him Human Rights and Public Law Junior of the Year in 2007 in its Bar Awards. Its directory for 2010 recommends him as a leading junior in Administrative and Public Law, saying he has a 'considered, intellectual approach and outstanding preparatory work'. He is also recommended in Civil Liberties and Immigration Band 1 as 'simply a cut above the rest'. Raza successfully appeared as advocate in both the last case to be heard by the House of Lords and the first case heard by the Supreme Court. Over the last five years he has been instructed in 19 House of Lords cases and has gone on to be instructed in six cases before the Supreme Court so far. Raza read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Exeter College, Oxford and graduated in 1990. He is the co-author, with Nicholas Blake QC, of Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights.