Makhsudul Islam

Makhsudul Islam

Membership Status: Barrister - Pupil Member Qualified in 2013


General Information

Prior to coming to the Bar, Max was a litigation lawyer for two international and a top 50 commercial law firm, bringing a wealth of experience and understanding of private practice.

He has a broad civil practice and is able to accept instructions in the following areas:

- Lender Services
- Consumer Credit Act claims
- Breach of Contract
- Personal Injury
- Road Traffic Accident
- Credit Hire
- Landlord and Tenant
- Social Housing
- Insolvency
- Enforcement
- Costs

An experienced advocate, he has attended County Court and High Court hearings both as an employed and self-employed advocate prior to commencing pupillage.

He is known for being tenacious in court yet maintaining a very calm and collected manner when delivering his submissions.

His busy court practice comprises of trials, interlocutory hearings and drafting. He takes a very forensic and technical approach to cases, ensuring that he masters his brief and has command over his papers.

Clients have praised his technical ability and eye for detail, ability to fight his client’s corner in difficult cases and his general approachability.


LL.M, University of Law

Bar Professional Training Course, University of Law

Bioethics, University of Oxford

LL.B Hons, University of Birmingham


Jomati Scholarship, Jomati Foundation

Birmingham Excellence Scholarship, University of Birmingham

Birmingham Bursary, University of Birmingham


The Honourable Society of Middle Temple

Midland Circuit


Bengali (advanced), Urdu (fluent), Hindi (fluent) and French (basic).  


Fitness and nutrition, football, boxing, travelling and reading.



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Areas of Law

Makhsudul Islam is happy to accept instructions as counsel who is:

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Consumer Contracts
  • Costs
  • Land & Property
  • Road Traffic

Outside of these key areas of law, Makhsudul Islam is always willing to consider any enquiry requiring the experience or knowledge needed to help you or your client. Please call Makhsudul direct or the support team on 01823 247 247 if you would like to discuss any aspect of this profile.

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