Year of Call 2012
Jamal was called to the Bar in 2012 by The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. He studied law at De Montfort University and undertook the BPTC at Nottingham Law School. Jamal completed a common law pupillage, with an emphasis on Family and Criminal law, at chambers in Peterborough before joining KCH Garden Square in October 2016. Jamal now practises in Family, Criminal and Civil law.
Jamal accepts instructions in all areas of family law and is regularly instructed in private and public law children proceedings, often acting for Local Authorities and parents. Jamal has a keen interest in matters involving an international element.
Jamal is regularly instructed in injunctive proceedings, both contested and urgent, obtaining non molestation and occupation orders.
Jamal is regularly instructed in the Crown and Magistrates’ Court. Prior to joining Chambers, Jamal prosecuted trials exclusively for the CPS over a period of four months, these trials often included multiple defendants and sexual offences in the Magistrates Court.
Jamal accepts instructions in all civil matters. Before coming to the Bar, Jamal worked as a county court advocate where he acted in a broad range of actions including small claims trials procedural hearings, return of goods, landlord & tenant and mortgage repossession hearings.
Whilst on a part time secondment to a Local Authority, Jamal advised on Adult Social Care (Court of Protection) matters and represented the Local Authority in the Special Educational Needs Tribunal. Jamal continues to have an interest in these fields.
AP v Peterborough City Council
Successfully represented the Local Authority at a Special Educational Needs Tribunal, resisting an application for a 19 year old with severe needs to continue at a mainstream secondary school.
R v Ali
Successfully prosecuted a taxi driver for sexually assaulting his female passenger in Cambridge after an evening drinking.