Yaqub Rahman > Chambers of Paul Brant > Liverpool, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Paul Brant
Oriel Chambers
L2 8TD

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).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Yaqub RahmanOriel ChambersHe is friendly, approachable, and good on the papers and in person.

Yaqub Rahman is a key practitioner at Oriel Chambers with regard to personal injury law. He is particularly experienced with defendant work, as well as cases involving complex medical causation arguments. John Gray is instructed in high-value litigation, including subtle brain injury cases, permanent restriction/diminution in the ability to work, industrial disease claims, and overseas accident claims.

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Clinical negligence

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Yaqub RahmanOriel ChambersYaqub is friendly, approachable, and good on the papers and in person.

Oriel Chambers‘ Yaqub Rahman is considered ‘friendly, approachable, and good on the papers and in person‘ by instructing solicitors. His clinical negligence experience includes high-value cases involving birth injuries and claims for failed or delayed diagnoses of cancer, as well as claims for psychiatric injury, both for claimants and defendants.