Hashi has experience in the High Court (Chancery Division) and County Courts, representing both claimants and defendants in an array of commercially related matters, including contractual disputes, insolvency disputes and property related matters.
He also undertakes pleading and advisory work in all aspects of commercial litigation, leading negotiations and settlement meetings.
Hashi is admitted as an advocate of the DIFC Courts in Dubai dealing with commercial disputes. He regularly appears on behalf of Claimants and Defendants in the DIFC jurisdiction. To learn more, please click here.
Hashi has experience in the following fields:
General commercial litigation,
Insolvency: Corporate and personal insolvency – Bankruptcy petitions, winding up petitions. applications to set aside statutory demands,
Disputes involving supply of goods, services and business transactions. Costs disputes,
National and international commercial arbitration, multi-jurisdictional issues,
In addition to acting at trials, Hashi appears regularly at interlocutory hearings in the County Courts – including setting aside default judgments or making applications for relief from sanctions.
Hashi is fluent in Somali and French and is currently studying Arabic.
“His engaging character helps get judges and planning inspectors on side.”
Legal 500 2020
2011-3 Month internship at the International Criminal Court: The Hague Award, Lincolns Inn
2008-2010- Prince of Wales Scholar, Prince’s Charities
May 2010- Lincoln’s Inn opening mooting competition champion, judged by Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe
2009- The Carr and Stahl Fund for researchers, Sr-Anthony’s College, Oxford
2013- International Visitor Leadership programme delegate (“IVLP”). Hashi was one of 8 individuals nominated as part of a judicial exchange programme with the United States visiting Washington D.C., Denver, Colorado and Houston, Texas as part of a 10 day programme at the invitation of the U.S state department.
2014- Pegasus Scholar, the Pegasus Trust- Hashi to spend eight-twelve weeks between Al-Tamimi and Co and the DIFC courts in Dubai.
The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Administrative Law Bar Association
Planning and Environmental Bar Association
2009-2010 - Bar Vocational Course, City University London
2008-2009 - MSc, St-Antony’s College, University of Oxford
2003-2007 - BA (Hons) Law and French, University of Hertfordshire
2005-2006 - Erasmus Scholar, Political History, Philosophy and French, Universite de Jean Monnet, St-Etienne
BBC and Media Work
Hashi regularly presents documentaries on BBC Radio 4, and provides commentary on varying topics in other BBC outlets, as well as other media outlets. The latest of which are,
Sir William Macpherson on what’s happened since Stephen Lawrence Inquiry – March 2019
Macpherson: What Happened Next – March 2019
BBC Radio 4, Start the Week: Jordan Peterson, Rules for Life – May 2018
As more young people die on London’s streets, its time to take drastic measures – April 2018
Scott. E. Page – Diversity Bonus: the intellectual and moral case for diversity – August 2017
Setting UP Home: BBC Radio 4, The Fix – August 2017
‘Missing Muslims’ Report: Citizens UK Report launch – July 2017
Telling children ‘hard work gets you to the top’ is a lie – April 2017
The ‘case for the wild card’ – April 2017
Adventures in Social Mobility: BBC Radio 4 – April 2017
The Priest and The Mayor: BBC World Service – August 2016
Muslims in the Media: a call to UK editors – April 2016
The Boat Children, my time in Italy – December 2015
A tale of two Alis, a bit more about my background – December 2015
My lecture on terrorism in London, Response to Terror – July 2015