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Esma Basbaydar

Esma Basbaydar

Telephone number: 020 7404 3004

Esma joined Imran Khan and Partners as a Paralegal in 2015, and is now a Solicitor Advocate [with Higher Rights of Audience]. She qualified in 2018 after completing her training contract at the firm alongside the Head of the Crime and Action against the Police Departments, Imran Khan. As a Solicitor Advocate, Esma appears regularly at Court, including the Crown Court, on behalf of her clients. She has recently advocated for clients accused of murder, terrorism and drug offending. Esma continues to work closely with Imran Khan on complex criminal cases, and in matters involving public or private law actions against the police and other public bodies. She acts for victims of covert political policing in the judicial public inquiry into undercover police conduct ( Recently, she has helped individuals and families affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower to apply for a participating role in the judge-led inquiry established to examine the causes of the tragedy and continues to represent them with others in the firm. Separately, Esma has represented clients as part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. Before joining Imran Khan and Partners, Esma worked in the European Parliament’s Directorate-General for External Policies in Brussels. She also worked in the House of Lords as a Legal Assistant and volunteered in the Law Society’s Human Rights Committee in their International Action Team. Esma has a Graduate Diploma in Law and a Degree in History from Queen Mary, University of London. Telephone number: 020 7404 3004