Niazi Fetto > 2 Temple Gardens > London, England > Lawyer Profile

2 Temple Gardens
TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9AY
England

Work Department

Personal Injury
Employment
Professional Negligence & Product Liability
Professional Regulation

Position

Niazi undertakes high-value and complex personal injury (EL/PL) and clinical negligence matters. He is a member of the Attorney General’s ‘A’ Panel. 

His current and recent caseload features high profile, multi-million pound industrial disease, physical/sexual abuse, and bullying and harassment claims. 

Niazi has an accompanying specialism in employment law, and is sought after in cases calling for knowledge and experience in both employer’s liability and employment litigation. 

He is frequently instructed in claims involving points of wide importance and/or at the frontier of a particular area of law. A substantial proportion of his work has a cross-border element. 

His recent major cases include Sivaji v MoD [2021] EWCA Civ 1163, in which the Court of Appeal clarified the boundaries of the ‘show cause’ jurisdiction in mesothelioma claims, and the Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation, the largest group action ever to have been brought against the UK government. 

Career

MA Law, Jesus College, Cambridge. Called to the Bar in 1999.

Languages

French.

Memberships

Personal Injuries Bar Association, London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association, Employment Law Bar Association.

Education

Woodbridge School, Suffolk; Jesus College, Cambridge (1998 MA Law); Inns of Court School of Law (1999). First Class Hons in Law of Tort, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, European Law, European Human Rights Law, Law and Philosophy.

Leisure

Sailing, singing

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Niazi Fetto2 Temple GardensNiazi is an outstanding junior. He has a tireless work-ethic, a fierce intelligence and puts clients completely at ease.’   

The set at 2 Temple Gardens has a strong reputation for its ‘enormous experience’ in the field of personal injury. Notably, Lucy Wyles KC and the ‘extremely knowledgeable’ Rehana Azib KC are both newly appointed silks at the chambers. In addition, Benjamin Browne KC is continuing to act on high-value, complex catastrophic injury matters, namely acting for the defendant care home in the cross-border quantum dispute case of Sullivan v The Care Agency in the Supreme Court of Gibraltar. Marie Louise Kinsler KC is leading for the defence in the case of Peacock v Del Seatek and Hyundai Heavy Industries, involving a diving accident off the coast of India and resultant complex issues of jurisdiction for the claimant. Further, ‘outstanding junior’ Niazi Fetto is developing an impressive reputation for his mesothelioma work, and has also led juniors on international maximum severity matters. Also at the junior end, Helen Bell and the ‘well-regarded’ Jack Harris are up-and-coming in this practice area.