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Kalsoom Maqsood

Year of call 1999  

Areas of Expertise
Family, Special Education Needs

Family: Ranked Legal 500 2024 Edition

Legal 500 2024

"Aside from her excellent technical knowledge and expertise, Kalsoom is extremely thorough, well-prepared and proactive. She takes an active role in seeking to resolve any difficulties and is reliable and conscientious in her approach, not only to the legal issues, but to the practicalities and personalities involved in any given circumstances."

Legal 500 2023

"Expert knowledge, persuasive communicator and unquestionable integrity."

Legal 500 2022

Kalsoom Maqsood practises exclusively in family law. She undertakes both private and public law children work, including cases involving serious domestic violence and sexual abuse allegations. Kalsoom also appears in child abduction cases, the full range of ancillary relief cases and applications for injunctions.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Kalsoom spent two years undertaking legal research and parliamentary work in industry. She was later commissioned by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers to conduct a review of the Coroners’ system in England and Wales.

Kalsoom's personal interests include overseas travel, reading and creative writing. She is fluent in Punjabi and has a good understanding of Urdu and Gujerati.

Prescribed Information

Kalsoom Maqsood is a practising barrister, who is regulated by the Bar Standards Board. Details of information held by the BSB about Kalsoom can be found here

Kalsoom’s clerks will happily provide no obligation quotations for all legal services that she provides. Their contact details can be found here. It is most common for Kalsoom to undertake Court work for a brief fee plus additional refresher days. For any advisory work, paperwork and conferences it is most commonly charged at an hourly rate. Kalsoom also accepts instructions on legal aid rates where those are available, details of which can be found here. Kalsoom will typically return paperwork within 14 days, however professional commitments, complexity and volume of documentation can affect these approximate timescales.

Specialist Areas of Practice:


Special Education Needs

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