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The Rt Hon Sadiq Khan

Full Title: The Rt Hon Sadiq Khan
Category: Honorary Benchers
Bench Call Date: 8.7.2019

Sadiq Khan was elected Mayor of London in May 2016 winning the largest personal mandate in the history of British politics by securing the support of 1.3 million Londoners. Prior to becoming Mayor, Sadiq was the Member of Parliament for Tooting. He attended Cabinet and served as Shadow Justice Secretary and Shadow Minister for London. 
Born and raised in London, Sadiq began his legal career as a trainee solicitor. He was made partner in three years and was vice-chair of the Legal Action Group and chair of the civil liberties group that became Liberty.