Yasmin is currently seconded to the Bank of England to work on high profile investigations involving both national and international banks. She has a growing practice in professional discipline and is requested to act as a case presenter. She has experience handling sensitive cases involving allegations of sexually inappropriate behaviour and managerial negligence.
Yasmin is developing her practice in public inquiries; she is currently working on the Infected Blood Inquiry on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care. Previously, Yasmin has worked on behalf of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in relation to the litigation arising from the death of Harry Dunn and was requested to work on a personal injury case involving several government departments.
GENERAL CIVIL LITIGATION
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.
Yasmin is one of 54 elected members of the Bar Council and sits on the European Committee. She also sits on Lamb Building’s management committee and mentors students pursuing careers at the Bar.
In her spare time, Yasmin enjoys playing tennis at her local club, walking in Epping Forest and listening to the BBC World Service.
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 AND SCHOLARSHIPS:
Queen Mother’s Scholarship, Middle Temple
Quatercentenary Scholarship, Middle Temple
Lechmere Essay Prize, Middle Temple
Provost’s Award for Excellence, The University of Law
Criminal Bar Association Bursary
1st Place Criminal Bar Association Advocacy Competition
Administrative Law Bar Association
Financial Services Lawyers Association
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
The Attorney General’s Junior Junior Panel
‘The importance of an independent Bar’, The Archbold Review 2019, 10, p10 – the article can be accessed here: