Abdool Rahim Khan was admitted as an attorney in South Africa in May 1977 and in Botswana in June 1981. He is a former lecturer in Law at the University of Botswana, a part-time lecturer at Barclays Bank, Gaborone, and acting Chief Magistrate of Gaborone over a number of years. He has also served as an acting judge of the High Court.
Onetime Honorary Consul of Sweden to Botswana, he is a former Chair of the Legal Aid Board of Botswana, as well as of the UNESCO national commission for Botswana, and has served on various parastatals.
He is presently in private practice and sits on a number of boards of companies in Botswana. He is a trustee of the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC).