Areas of Law
Vakas regularly appears in the Crown Court, Magistrates’ Court and Youth Court. He has also successfully appeared in the Court of Appeal. He has defended in a broad range of cases which have included, ABH, s.20 GHB, robbery, sexual assault, drug offences, trading standards, theft, public order and driving offences.
Vakas also has experience of dealing with civil proceedings arising out of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, and regulatory proceedings.
Criminal Bar Association
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School – Very Competent
LLB (Hons) University of Leeds, Upper Second Class Honours
Continuing Education Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn.
Fluent in Urdu and Punjabi.