Commercial

Changez has an expanding commercial law practice and is always keen to accept instructions in this area. He has acted for individuals, companies and shareholders in the High Court. Cases have involved fraud, breach of contract, breach of directors’ duties, unfair prejudice petitions and partnership disputes. He enjoys engaging with cases involving SMEs and is alive to the particular challenges they can face.

Recent reported cases in the High Court include Re Delmergate Ltd (in the Chancery Division), Re Icon College of Tehcnology and Management Ltd (in the QBD).

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Notable Cases


Morris v Metrolink RATP Dev Ltd (pending before the Court of Appeal)
Automatic unfair dismissal for trade union activity (s.152 TULRCA 1992); misconduct and data leaks.

R & R Plant Hire (Peterborough) Ltd v Bailey [2012] EWCA Civ 410
Age discrimination; compulsory retirement at 65; interpretation of an employer's legal duties.

Hall v DHL Excel (County Court)
Chronic pain claim arising out of accident at work.

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Re Delmergate Ltd (High Court, Chancery Division)
Shareholder dispute; breach of directors’ duties; tax fraud and diversion of monies off-shoe.

S v GA Constructions Ltd (County Court)
Fatal Accidents Act claim; amputation injury leading to depression and ultimately suicide.

Dee v Suffolk County Council (ET)
Unfair dismissal of a headmaster accused of using unreasonable restraint on a pupil.

Bahous v Pizza Express Restaurants Ltd (2012) All ER D 191 (EAT)
Race discrimination; “just and equitable” extension of time must consider the balance of prejudice.

P v SCR Envelopes Ltd (High Court)
Restrictive covenants and breach of fiduciary duty; alleged solicitation of former clients.

H v Reignwood Group (ET)
Pregnancy discrimination; withdrawal of job offer upon; HR found to have doctored evidence.

P v Medical and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (ET)
Redundancy and TUPE following public sector re-organisation; challenge to fairness of staff transfer scheme.

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If you would like to instruct Changez Khan or would like help or advice in doing so, please call and talk to our excellent clerking team, led by senior clerk Alan Kilbey MBE. Our phone number is +44 (0)20 7583 9241. Alternatively, please email us at chambers@farrarsbuilding.co.uk

For more information about our clerking team, please click here for the clerks page.

Appointments & Memberships


  • Bar Pro Bono Group
  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • London Commercial & Common Law Bar Association

Education & Qualifications


  • LLB English & French law, King’s College London
  • Maitrise en droit prive, Universite de Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne)
  • LLM, King’s College London
  • BVC, College of Law
  • Clifford Chance Prize for highest overall mark in second year LLB
  • Denning scholarship
  • Hardwicke award
  • Levitt award

Previous Employment


Law Commission: research assistant 2006-07.

Personal Interests


Changez enjoys foreign travel and playing the alto sax. He is a member of his local astronomy club in Bedford.