Yasmin Yasseri - Banking, Finance and Financial Regulation
Yasmin regularly appears in cases arising under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and associated legislation. Such work typically involves challenges to the enforceability of credit agreements including the sale of payment protection insurance.
In addition to substantial experience of multi-day trials in both the High Court and the County Court, Yasmin is regularly instructed to provide written advice at the pre-issue stage, through every stage of litigation, including settlement at FDR and/or mediation.
Yasmin also has a thorough knowledge with the drafting of documents for, and representation of, those seeking or defending against emergency injunctions at short notice.
Examples of recent instructions include –
- Advice and representation in a claim relating to mis-selling of financial products;
- Representation at hearing where breach of ICOBS was alleged;
- Advice as to enforceability of a loan and associated personal guarantee; and
- Representation at various debt recovery trials.
After graduating from Cambridge University in Law, Yasmin went on to achieve an LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law from King’s College, London.
Yasmin’s experiences in law are multifaceted. She spent a year working as a paralegal in the Dispute Resolution department at Slaughter and May and gained considerable experience of the pre-trial preparatory stage of litigation, with particular emphasis on disclosure, in so doing. At the other end of the process, Yasmin has gained valuable knowledge working in the Court of Appeal as a judicial assistant to Lord Justice Latham and Lord Justice Sedley. These experiences enable Yasmin to effectively relate specialist knowledge as a member of a legal team that fully incorporates both professional and lay client.
Yasmin was appointed as Junior Counsel to the Crown (Regional Panel) in October 2012.
Lisa Walton & Thomas Walton v Shan Allman  EWHC 3325 (Ch)
Michael Hunt v HMRC  UKFTT 1094 (TC)
SafetyNet Security v Freedom Security & Coppage  EWCA Civ 1176 and  EWHC B11
MA (Hons)(Cantab) Law
LLM (Lond) Company and Commercial Law