Staff profile

Zafar Bashir

Senior Lecturer in Law

Zafar Bashir at our One Friar Gate Square site.




College of Business, Law and Social Sciences


Derby Law School


One Friar Gate Square, Derby Campus



After having held senior positions in solicitors firms for over 26 years I recently became a senior lecturer at the Derby Universities, Law School. I have significant experience of representing large corporations, public bodies and private individuals. I am now able to provide my real world experience to my Legal Practice Course students.

Teaching responsibilities

Professional interests

I am interested in creating employability solutions within the junior legal profession and the development of legal education.

Research interests

The evolving of legal education within the legal profession.

Membership of professional bodies

I have been a member of the Solictors Roll since 1993.


Experience in industry

I have worked as a solicitor for over 26 years and at the higest level for many years. I have specialised in litigation and regulatory matters.

I have represented a variety of clients including public institutions, corporates and private individuals.