Ummar Farooq Ahmad

Ummar Farooq Ahmad

Call 2018

020 7832 3200

Transferred to the bar in March 2018 after practising as a Solicitor Advocate. Is experienced in working with clients from initial consultations to final orders and beyond. Can accept instructions from the general public under the Direct Access scheme allowing him to represent clients from the start to the end of proceedings.

Completed his training contract at TV Edwards LLP, a leading reputable Legal 500 regional firm, where he qualified in 2013. Thereafter he worked for two further Legal 500 firms.

Areas of practice:

  • A mixed portfolio of privately paying and legally aided clients;
  • Child abductions and wardship matters;
  • Divorce and matrimonial finance cases;
  • Public Law matters including issues such as Fabricated or Induced Illness, Non-Accidental Injury, special guardianship and adoptions. Represents children, parents, grandparents, the wider family and local authorities; and
  • Private Law proceedings including Child Arrangement Orders, Prohibited Steps and Specific Issue Orders and Non-molestation Orders.

Direct Public Access
Qualified Direct Access barrister who is able to accept instructions directly from members of the public in suitable cases.

Enjoys participating in sports and in particular boxing, running and swimming.


Family Law Bar Association
Inner Temple


Urdu and Punjabi