Kim Hollis QC

Kim Hollis QC is an award winning barrister who became the UK first female Asian QC when she took silk in 2002, and was recognised by the Society of Asian Lawyers when she was jointly awarded Most Successful Lawyer with Rabinder Singh QC. She is currently Director of Public Prosecutions in the British Virgin Islands.

An exclusively criminal specialist of 30 years standing, during which experience has been gained in many high profile criminal cases first as a junior and then as leading counsel. Her career, from an early stage has spanned all levels of serious crime and she is frequently sought out on high profile fraud cases including the most recently the Pakistan Cricket Allegations. Initially retained to advise on behalf of three of those involved in the allegations of International match fixing, now representing Mohammed Amir. Highly experienced in cases of the most violent crimes, in particular Honour Killings and Forced Marriage, with sensitivity to the cultural issues that are involved. A specialist knowledge and understanding of cases involving serious violence and sexual offences committed towards children, in particular “baby shaking cases" where detailed forensic skills are required in court presentation. She was appointed a Member of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Diplomatic Excellence Panel and as Diversity Advisor to the Legal Directorate of the Foreign Office in 2014. Kim holds a current Practising Certificate.