Farheen Ishtiaq Solicitor

(Qualified 2016)

Contact Details

The Shard,
32 London Bridge Street,
London SE1 9SGT

T: +44 (0)20 7186 0420
E: farheenishtiaq@fulcrumchambers.com

Areas of Practice

White-Collar Crime; Global Investigations; Compliance and Risk Management; Corporate Governance; Financial Services; Dispute Resolution.


Farheen advises on white-collar defence and global investigations, including compliance and regulatory matters, risk management and anti-bribery and corruption. She also has experience of high-profile cross-jurisdictional dispute resolution matters, sports arbitration and advising on matters that have a criminal and civil crossover, including fraud and tax offences. Farheen’s financial services practice includes advising on anti-money laundering processes and conducting in-person and remote compliance training workshops for global banking institutions.

Prior to joining Fulcrum Chambers, Farheen spent 4 years in the Financial Crime team at a boutique firm, where she advised on regulatory and compliance matters, including fraud and extradition cases. Farheen also advised two high-profile professional athletes on sports arbitration proceedings in the Anti-Doping Tribunal, including preparing judicial review proceedings against licence suspension.

She has undertaken two client secondments in the fraud team at a leading insurance provider and in the global restructuring division at a top five UK banking institution.

Farheen completed her graduate and postgraduate studies at Nottingham Law School.