Summary

Jasmin became a tenant at KCH Garden Square in May 2020, following the successful completion of her pupillage under the supervision of James Carter. To date, Jasmin has developed a broad civil law practice and is particularly experienced in the field of personal injury. Jasmin also has an expanding family law practice with a focus on private law proceedings and injunctions.

 

Prior to undertaking pupillage, Jasmin worked as a serious injury paralegal at the largest ‘full service’ law firm in the UK. She handled and assisted on multi-track cases of the utmost severity, concerning brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, orthopaedic injuries and pain conditions, namely Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. The vast majority of cases reached a six-figure settlement sum. She also managed applications against the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) under the CICA Scheme 2012.

Jasmin studied Law at the University of Manchester and graduated with First-Class Honours, scoring in the top 10% of her academic year group. Jasmin completed the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at Manchester Metropolitan University and was awarded a BPTC Scholarship based on her achievements, interests and experience. She was called to the Bar in 2014 by The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.

 

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Civil

Jasmin accepts instructions in a wide variety of civil law matters, including personal injury law (road traffic accidents, occupiers’ liability, employers’ liability and public liability), credit hire, housing (possession and unlawful eviction claims), cost budgeting (CCMCs) and claims against the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA).

She is regularly instructed by claimants and defendants at interim applications, assessment of damages hearings, case management hearings and at trial, in cases allocated to the small claims track and fast-track. She has also assisted on an appeal to the High Court at the Royal Courts of Justice.

Jasmin accepts instructions in drafting pleadings and advisory work.

Family

Jasmin’s family law practice is particularly focused on private law proceedings and injunctions. She is regularly instructed by applicants and respondents at initial direction hearings through to contested final hearings. Jasmin also has experience of acting on behalf of clients who require the assistance of an interpreter. Jasmin has recently completed a course regarding family finances and is eager to expand her practice further in this area.

She has been praised by several of her lay clients for her composed manner and considers that her personable, yet professional approach is well-suited to vulnerable clients.

Jasmin accepts instructions on a private and publicly funded basis.

Recommendations

Jasmin has received very positive feedback from a client in a recent contested private law family case, saying “Jasmin was brilliant…I found her to be honest, empathetic and very dignified in her approach.” (2020)

 

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