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Oriel Chambers

Chambers of Richard Bradley

Work 0151 236 7191
Fax 0151 227 5909
Liverpool, Preston

Yaqub Rahman

Work 0151 236 7191
Oriel Chambers (Chambers of Richard Bradley)

Work Department

Civil, employment, mediation.


Yaqub has a substantial civil practice covering all aspects of personal injury and professional negligence. While principally acting on behalf of defendants, he has a significant trade union practice in the West Midlands. Industrial disease is a particular specialty having experience in acting in difficult cases involving causation. In the area of clinical negligence he has acted in a wide variety of cases, having experience in the following areas of medicine: anaesthesia, orthopaedics(adult and juvenile), obstetrics and gynaecology, cosmetic surgery, oncology, laparoscopic surgery, midwifery and nursing practice, psychiatry, general surgery, urology, cardiology, dental and maxillo-facial, GP negligence, ophthalmology. As junior treasury counsel he acts on behalf of many government bodies in relation to employment issues involving discrimination, harassment and unfair dismissal. In addition he acts on behalf of the MOD in all aspects of personal injury claims having experience of accidents occurring abroad as well as the whole range of accidents affecting military personnel in a variety of situations. Recently Yaqub has become more involved in civil actions against the police where Human Rights and civil liberty issues are at the forefront. He values working as part of a team and is generally noted for his ability to deal with matters urgently where necessary. Junior treasury counsel, Common Law Regional Panel.


Called 1991; recorder (Civil) 2010.


Personal injury Bar Association.


Trinity College, Oxford (BA Hons Chemistry); Polytechnic of Central London (diploma in law).

Regional Bar: Northern Circuit

Clinical negligence

Within: Leading Juniors

Yaqub Rahman - Oriel Chambers ‘ Intelligent and client-focused, he always goes the extra mile to achieve the best outcome. ’

Within: Clinical negligence

Oriel Chambers is home to defendant clinical negligence specialist Yaqub Rahman, an 'excellent negotiator' who is recommended by clients for his performance in mediation. Recent cases deal with issues such as missed diagnoses, historic claims, and negligent treatment of injuries.

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Personal injury

Within: Leading Juniors

Yaqub Rahman - Oriel Chambers ‘ Reliable, dynamic and thorough. ’

Within: Personal injury

Yaqub Rahman is the key practitioner at Oriel Chambers as regards to personal injury law. He is particularly experienced with defendant work, as well as cases involving complex medical causation arguments.

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