Shabbir graduated from Keele University with an Honors Degree in Law & Economics in June 1996. He was subsequently called to the Bar of England & Wales on 24 July 1997, thereafter he was called to the Singapore Bar on 28 July 1998.


His main area of practice is in Insurance Litigation. He has had the opportunity to advice and act for both individuals and institutional clients in both Personal Injury & Property Damage Claims. He has also acted for clients in both general civil & criminal litigation.

Shabbir is a member of the Law Society of Singapore. He has also provided pro bono service in the Legal Clinic Sessions organized by the Law Society.