Yasmin Omotosho

 

Year of Call: 2018

Practice Group(s): Civil

Portrait of Yasmin Omotosho

Education:
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature, King's College London
Graduate Diploma in Law, The University of Law
Bar Professional Training Course, The University of Law
LLB (Hons), The University of Law

Awards & Scholarships

Queen Mother's Scholarship, Middle Temple
Quatercentenary Scholarship, Middle Temple
Lechmere Essay Prize, Middle Temple
Criminal Bar Association Bursary/1st Place Criminal Bar Association Advocacy Competition
Provost's Award for Excellence, The University of Law
1st Place 25 Bedford Row Plea in Mitigation Competition, The University of Law

Practice Profile:

Yasmin welcomes instructions in all areas of civil law.

Yasmin acts in all courts and regularly appears in the County Court on a wide variety of matters. She frequently attends trials, working on cases on the multi-track, fast-track and in small claims. She is frequently called upon to draft complex pleadings and give advice on all aspects of civil litigation.
Yasmin has also conducted all manner of interlocutory hearings, including applications to amend, CCMCs, directions hearings and represented clients in multifaceted credit hire disputes.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Yasmin worked as an advocate for a national firm of solicitors. She acted in numerous cases across the South-East and provided written advice on all matters pertaining to personal injury. She also previously worked in the British Embassy in Moscow, and was an advocate for a charity based in London and Afghanistan.

In her spare time, Yasmin enjoys classical choral singing, sampling wines from the Caucasus, blues dancing and pursuing her interest in heritage trains.

Membership:
The Attorney General's Civil Counsel Panel (Junior Junior Scheme)
The Association of Women Barristers
Administrative Bar Law Association
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

Publications:
'The importance of an independent Bar', The Archbold Review 2019, 10, p10 – the article can be accessed here:
https://www.archbolde-update.co.uk/PDF/2019/Archbold%20Review%20Issue%2010%20PRESS.pdf