DPP Haji picked the professor through single-sourcing after failing to find a suitable candidate through advertisement.
Qureshi has been engaged to handle the corruption case facing DCJ Mwilu on grounds that the case was complicated and needed an independent person who had no political links or emotional attachment to it.
According to the McNair Chambers, a group of international commercial lawyers, Qureshi delivers the goods and is particularly good at difficult cases.
“He is part of the team and very flexible. As such he's completely what the modern barrister should be like,” says the group of lawyers.