Admitted as Solicitor


Called to the Bar


Zaid Khan has over a decade of experience as a barrister in NSW. Doyles Guide named him as a leading junior counsel in criminal law in NSW. He specialises in criminal law and appears in all jurisdictions of the criminal law.

Zaid’s expertise encompasses a broad range of all criminal proceedings including bail hearings, defended hearings, jury trials, sentencing hearings and appeals in both the District and Supreme Court of NSW.

Zaid also has experience in quasi criminal jurisdictions, appearing before the Parole Authority (both for the Commissioner and for offenders seeking parole), The Crime Commission, Coronial Inquests and the Mental Health Review Tribunal.

He is a member of the Legal Aid Complex Criminal Law Barrister Panel and the Appellate Criminal Law Barrister Panel.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Zaid was a solicitor at the NSW Crown Solicitor’s Office then with the Aboriginal Legal Service in Redfern specialising in criminal defence law.

Providing Guidance In

Criminal Law

Appellate, Criminal Law, Children’s Criminal Law, Parole

Mental Health Law

Mental Health Law

Inquests & Inquiries

Commissions, Inquests & Inquiries, Coronial

Member of

Legal Aid Complex Criminal Law Barrister Panel
Legal Aid Appellate Criminal Law Barrister Panel
NSW Bar Association Wellbeing Committee


Black Chambers
Wallamulla, Gadigal Country
Suite 204, Level 2
185 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000