Area of Expertise
Civil Law Private Family Law Administrative Law Public Law & Human Rights Criminal Law
Jibreel has a broad mixed common law practice. Since joining chambers, Jibreel has earned a reputation as a strong, robust and thorough advocate – often providing solutions to complex cases. His approach to all cases is to take a pro-active step and communicate with others in an open and transparent manner so as to provide the best solution to any given case within his expertise. Jibreel‘s advocacy is robust and he adapts to situations presented in Court in an effective and determinative manner. His approach to clients is to understand and be able to offer the best representation to them.
Jibreel has appeared in all claims from the small track to the multi track. His approach to these kind of cases is to always uncover the best possible solution for his clients in the circumstances.
Jibreel’s expertise in this area begins with private child law – often building an environment with his clients so that they feel comfortable and feel the compassion that Jibreel offers. His approach is always to resolve the issues between parties in a pragmatic manner. Alongside this, Jibreel has dealt with a wide ranging financial issues between separated parties – his approach is similar to child law but his experience allows him to robustly, calmly and swiftly resolve issues outstanding between parties.
Jibreel has drafted and appeared at a level challenging the point of law in respect of administration so as to ensure a fair, just and streamlined execution of administrative law. He regularly drafts grounds for judicial review on points of challenge which is aimed at deciphering and solving issues which are of great public importance.
Public Law & Human Rights:
Jibreel has appeared at the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal dealing with complex public and human rights matters. Often, Jibreel advocates on the engagement of Article 8 ECHR. Jibreel often appears on matters of immigration and has expertly dealt with all relevant matters on Immigration to which he has provided effective and successful outcomes (see below).
Jibreel is a qualified Football coach (Level 2) as has been coaching since he was 18. Jibreel is currently a Football Coach at St Lawrence School of Football and Juventus Academy London. In that respect, Jibreel has built a robust understanding in matters relating to sports, particularly football and accepts instructions on this area in respect of: contracts, agency contracts, advice on sports law and the like.
Jibreel has appeared regularly for the Crown Prosecution Service at the Magistrates Court and has appeared on some defence matters at the Crown Court. However, in respect of Criminal Law, Jibreel’s practice is primarily based on Prosecuting on behalf of the CPS.
Jibreel also accepts instructions and has experience in Company Law (Bankruptcy Orders, Winding Petitions) and Property Law. For more information on this, please contact Jibreel directly or clerks at Holborn Chambers.
Outside of Practice
Jibreel was called to the Bar in October 2018 and prior to joining chambers he gained relevant experience at a firm of Solicitors. Jibreel has also undertaken Human Rights work with a Non-Governmental Organisation on various human rights situations across the world (including Yemen, Kashmir, Alaska, Palestine). He has attended sessions within the United Nations (Palais Des Nations, Geneva) and the European Parliament. He has also assisted in organising round tables and side events in which official members of the UN and EP would regularly attend. As mentioned above Jibreel is also a qualified football coach and is passionate about football
BPTC – BPP Law School (Holborn)
LLB – Brunel University London
SSHD v GS, HK & AK – http://www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKAITUR/2019/HU004902019.html
R (Shazad and Others) v SSHD – Permission to Amend granted and relied on the case of Balijigari v SSHD at the Upper Tribunal
Ahmad v SSHD – Successful appeal allowed at FtT on family route pursuant to the Immigration Rules under Appendix Fm
Singh v SSHD – Appeal allowed under after successful argument under EEA Regulations 2016 8(2)(b)(ii) on the word “joined” at the First-tier Tribunal
R v Miah – Successful acquittal of Defendant under Section 89(2) of the Police Act 1996 at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court