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King's Counsel

Sultana was appointed King's Counsel (formerly Queen's Counsel) in March 2022. 

Ranked in the Legal 500, Sultana is a high profile human rights, international law and criminal justice barrister, practising at No 5 Chambers. Her broad practice encompasses defending in the most serious and complex criminal cases, appeals against conviction and sentence, inquests & enquiries, and actions against the police and other State authorities. She acts in high profile counter terrorism and national security cases. She advises on international human rights, international criminal law and humanitarian law issues. She also advises large multi-national corporations on Equality, Diversity & Inclusion.


  • Chair of the Bar Standards Board (BSB) Taskforce on Religion & Belief.


  • HERoes Top 100 Women Future Leaders, 2021

  • Winner, Profession Category, Asian Women of Achievement, 2021

  • Finalist, BSN Lawyer of the Year (Chambers), UK Legal Diversity Awards

  • Finalist, Outstanding Woman in Professional category sponsored by Baker McKenzie, Precious Awards 2021

King's Counsel: About
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