Mohsin Zaidi is a barrister specialising in white collar crime at leading criminal set 6KBW College Hill. Before transferring to the Bar Mohsin was a solicitor at magic circle law firm Linklaters LLP, working on international disputes between global financial institutions and FTSE 100 companies.
Prior to his appointment to the board of Stonewall, Mohsin was General Counsel/Legal Director of Pride in London in his spare time. For his work at Pride in London, he was shortlisted for the award of 'Most Innovative European In-House Lawyer' at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers awards. Separately, Mohsin has twice been ranked in the Financial Times Outstanding list of Future Leaders. Between 2013-2014, Mohsin worked as Judicial Assistant to Lords Sumption and Wilson at the UK’s Supreme Court. During this time, he worked on a number of high profile cases of public importance, including Bull v Hall, the case involving Christian hotel owners who refused a double-bedded room to a same-sex couple.
Mohsin holds a BA in Law from Keble College, Oxford University. Mohsin was born and raised in Walthamstow, East London and remains a Governor of his former secondary school.