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Yasmin Yasseri

Call: 2005

"Yasmin is very diligent."

Chambers UK 2023 - Commercial Dispute Resolution

"Yasmin is very personable and relatable to the client. She is thorough and practical."

Legal 500 2023 - Company and Insolvency

"Yamin is incredibly reliable and approachable, with meticulous attention to detail. Her quality of work is excellent, well presented and clearly well thought through. She will go the extra mile to offer guidance and assistance with new and ongoing cases. She is intelligent and very capable."

Legal 500 2023 - Commercial Litigation

"A counsel you want in your corner. She is extremely personable, very good at giving pragmatic advice and doesn't sugarcoat it."

Chambers UK 2022 - Commercial Dispute Resolution

"Well organised, knowledgeable and strategically minded. Always on hand and very practical."

Legal 500 2022 - Company and Insolvency

Yasmin Yasseri is part of chambers Business & Property group, and has considerable and wide-ranging experience of commercial litigation.

Expertise

Business & Property

Yasmin has considerable and wide-ranging experience of commercial litigation. She acts for Claimants and Defendants in high value and complex disputes involving allegations of fraud, negligence (including professional negligence), breach of contract and breach of statutory duty in the full range of commercial settings.

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. She often represents clients at hearings for orders for pre-action disclosure, preservation of goods, security for costs, summary judgment and/or strike out.

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.

Banking, Finance & 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.

Further Experience
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 a Recorder (South Eastern Circuit) on 12 October 2020.

Commercial Litigation

Yasmin has considerable and wide-ranging experience of commercial litigation. She acts for Claimants and Defendants in high value and complex disputes involving allegations of fraud, negligence (including professional negligence), breach of contract and breach of statutory duty in the full range of commercial settings.

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. She often represents clients at hearings for orders for pre-action disclosure, preservation of goods, security for costs, summary judgment and/or strike out.

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.

Company & Partnership

Yasmin regularly acts in company and partnership disputes. In particular she has experience in dealing with complex cases including shareholder disputes, director’s misfeasance, partnership breakdown and asset division.

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.

Insolvency

Yasmin advises and represents parties involved in proceedings issued under the Insolvency Act 1986. Regularly appearing in the winders court, Yasmin has experience representing both petitioning creditors and debtor companies. She is familiar with the full range of connected issues such as applications to set aside statutory demands, injunctions to restrain, substitution of petitioning creditors, supervening applications for administration orders and applications for annulment.

Yasmin is commonly instructed by IPs and debtors in antecedent transaction claims involving transactions at an undervalue (section 339), preferences (section 340), transactions defrauding creditors (section 423) and void dispositions (section 284).

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.

Real Estate

Yasmin’s practice encompasses all aspects of real property including trusts of land, TOLATA applications, adverse possession, boundary disputes and claims relating to the enforcement of restrictive covenants. Yasmin also has a vast range of experience in relation to mortgage disputes, possession hearings, applications to suspend warrants, forfeiture, charging orders and orders for sale.

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.

Notable Business & Property Cases


Successful settlement of a claim with multiple claimants seeking damages for breach agreements to lend money and/or sell shares,

Advice on prospects and quantum on various defective goods and services cases where the Consumer Rights Act 2016 and unfair contracts legislation is engaged

Advice in conference on abuse of process/civil malicious prosecution claim

Successful mediation in a high value breach of contract/misrepresentation claim

Advice on enforceability of a personal guarantee

Advice in professional negligence claim against an accountant

Mandatory injunction to allow a commercial tenant to re-enter premises

Advice and representation in a claim for a prohibitory injunction to prevent breach of a conveyance

Advice on the enforceability of an option agreement involving the consideration of equitable assignment, novation and agency

Representation at trial relating to enforcement of restrictive covenants in a contract of employment

Representation in proceedings for contempt of court brought following the breach of an injunction and undertaking by a company and director.

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"She has a keen eye for detail and gets on very well with lay clients."


"She combines a keen eye for detail with a willingness to go the extra mile."


"She has excellent analytical skills and a real eye for detail. She communicates with clients very well in conference and they are quickly put at ease by her friendly manner but no-nonsense approach to their case."


  • Inner Temple
  • ChBA
  • MCCBA
  • MA (Hons)(Cantab) Law
  • LLM (Lond) Company and Commercial Law
  • Re Diamond Hangar Ltd [2019] EWHC 224 (Ch)
  • Lisa Walton and Thomas Walton v Shan Allman [2015] EWHC 3325 (Ch)
  • Michael Hunt v HMRC [2014] UKFTT 1094 (TC)
  • SafetyNet Security v Freedom Security and Coppage [2013] EWCA Civ 1176 and [2012] EWHC B11

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 a Recorder (South Eastern Circuit) on 12 October 2020.

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