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.
Examples of recent instructions include
- Advice, representation at court and settlement of a dispute as to relative shares in co-owned property
- Advising on the meaning and effect of an option agreement
- Drafting documents and advice as to enforcement of an easement alleged to have fallen into disuse
- Appearing in a matter relating to a purported notice given under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and the holding on trust of monies paid out under an insurance policy
- Appearing in the LVT in a matter relating to the reasonableness of service charges
- Advising and appearing in a boundary dispute case including issues relating to the doctrine of lost modern grant and prescription under the Prescription Act 1832
- Obtaining a prohibitory injunction to prevent breach of covenant in a conveyance.
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