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

Chambers of Paul Brant
Oriel Chambers
14 WATER STREET
LIVERPOOL
L2 8TD
England

Work Department

Civil, employment, mediation.

Position

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.

Career

Called 1991; recorder (Civil) 2010.

Memberships

Personal injury Bar Association.

Education

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

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