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No5 Barristers Chambers

Chambers of Mark Anderson QC

FOUNTAIN COURT, STEELHOUSE LANE, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6DR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 210 5555
Fax:
Fax 0121 606 1501
DX:
16075 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.no5.com
Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, London

Shakil Najib

Tel:
Work 0121 246 7000
Email:
No5 Barristers Chambers (Chambers of Mark Anderson QC)

Position

Shakil is recognised for his expertise in commercial and chancery matters with a particular emphasis on insolvency, company, and partnership litigation. He has significant experience in dealing with all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency, claims arising from breach of directors’ duties, derivate claims, shareholders’ disputes, claims arising from the dissolution of partnerships and disputes relating to the supply of goods and services, mortgages and the enforcement of guarantees and other securities. He is a regular contributor to corporate rescue and insolvency and is a frequent speaker at insolvency and commercial law seminars. Shakil was appointed to the Attorney General’s Regional Panel of Counsel in 2010 and is regularly instructed in directors’ disqualification and insolvency proceedings and to represent government departments in judicial review claims.

Career

Called 1999; Lincoln’s Inn; Attorney-general’s panel 2010.

Languages

French, Urdu, Punjabi.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; Combar; Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association.

Education

Birmingham University (LLB Hon); London School of Economics and Political Science (LLM Corporate and Commercial Law, Distinction).


Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Within: Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading juniors

Shakil Najib - No5 Barristers Chambers ‘A highly knowledgeable barrister.’

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Public law

Within: Public law – Leading juniors

Shakil Najib - No5 Barristers Chambers ‘Very experienced in representing government departments in public law cases.’

Within: Public law

At No5 Barristers Chambers, expertise spans judicial reviews (particularly in relation to immigration and asylum matters), NHS legislation and community care cases. Recent work highlights include Shakil Najib acting for the Secretary of State for the Home Department in a judicial review challenging the Home Secretary’s decision to deny the applicant entry into the UK on the grounds of being engaged in black magic witchcraft and allegations of ritual abuse. In November 2017 Jenny Wigley moved to Landmark Chambers.

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