Kawsar is a Pupil Barrister at 2 Hare Court. He was Called to the Bar of England & Wales in October 2018 by the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.
He is a qualified solicitor by background having trained at Clifford Chance LLP before specialising in financial services regulatory law at Allen & Overy LLP.
Kawsar graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Law from the London School of Economics (2 Hare Court Scholar), before reading for the BCL at Oxford University (Tun Mahathir Scholar), and the LLM at Harvard Law School (Fulbright Scholar).
He is currently a Social Mobility Ambassador for the Law Society of England & Wales, a Governor at Morpeth Secondary School in East London and a Trustee of Toynbee Hall, which is home to the oldest surviving free legal advice centre in the world.
He has experience of working at the Department for Education, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the House of Commons. In 2009, Kawsar was a Global Fellow of the Prime Minister.