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.
Examples of recent instructions include:
- Advice, representation and settlement of an unfair prejudice (section 994) quasi partnership exclusion case
- Drafting points of dispute in an unfair prejudice claim
- Representation in a partnership dispute within a claim for unpaid invoices
- Advice on settlement of a partnership dispute where one partner had been excluded from the day to day running of a property development business and partnership assets required division
- Representation at hearing relating to restoration of a company to the register approx. 10 years out of time
- Drafting of applications for permission to register charges out of time
- Drafting in case centred around breach of directors duties / fiduciary duties / section 1157 of the Companies Act 2006
- Representation in Part 8 Claim involving arguments of express trust, constructive trust and estoppel in relation to ownership of a truck by a company
- Representation at a committal hearing following breach of an undertaking where the director who signed the undertaking was alleged to be personally liable.
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.
“She combines a keen eye for detail with a willingness to go the extra mile.”
Legal 500 2020
“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.”
Chambers UK 2020
“Recommended for shareholders’ disputes.”
Legal 500 2019
“She has an incredible eye for detail”
Legal 500 2017
Re Diamond Hangar Ltd  EWHC 224 (Ch)
Lisa Walton and Thomas Walton v Shan Allman  EWHC 3325 (Ch)
Michael Hunt v HMRC  UKFTT 1094 (TC)
SafetyNet Security v Freedom Security and Coppage  EWCA Civ 1176 and  EWHC B11
MA (Hons)(Cantab) Law
LLM (Lond) Company and Commercial Law
PIBU Law Journal
A Coroner’s Power to Adjourn an Inquest is Discretionary: R (Pereira) v HM Coroner for Inner South London and Other Interested Parties)
PIBU Law Journal
Coroner Entitled to not Leave a Verdict to a Jury where if Returned that Verdict would be Perverse or Unsafe: R (Bennett) v HM Coroner for Inner South London and Other Interested Parties