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Year of Call - 2018
Jibreel has a broad mixed common law practice. He has earned a reputation as a strong, robust and thorough advocate – often providing solutions to complex cases. His approach to all cases is to be pro-active and communicate with others in an open and transparent manner so as to provide the best solution to any given case. His advocacy is robust and he adapts to various situations in an effective and determinative manner. He was called to the Bar in October 2018 and he gained relevant experience at a firm of Solicitors. He 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, he is also a qualified football coach and is passionate about football.
Jibreel has appeared in all civil 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 the Family area begins with private child law – often building a strong rapport with his clients so that they feel comfortable and feel the compassion that he offers. His approach is always to resolve the issues between parties in a pragmatic manner. Alongside this, he has dealt with a wide ranging financial issues between separated parties. He adopts a similar approach 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.
Jibreel has appeared at the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal dealing with complex public and human rights matters. He regularly advocates on the engagement of Article 8 ECHR. He 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.
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. He is a qualified Football coach (Level 2) as has been coaching since he was 18. He is currently a Football Coach at St Lawrence School of Football and Juventus Academy London. He is also the legal director at Ultimate Sports Group (USG)
BPTC – BPP Law School (Holborn)
LLB – Brunel University London
British Association for Sport and Law
Pro Bono Legal Advice Panel Member of Sport Resolutions
Law Tutor at BPP
Member of LawInSport
Acted for Defendant in an inheritance case for the will of the deceased worth £395,000. Successfully argued that the Claimant had no ‘reasonable financial provision’
In a Judgement handed down on 7th January 2022 at the Central London County Court by Her Honour Judge Baucher, Jibreel secured Judgment for the Defendant.
In a case concerning a friendly 11 a side game at Middlesex Stadium in 2016, the Defendant accidentally injured the Claimant (resulting in an unfortunate leg break) with a sliding challenge in an attempt to prevent the Claimant scoring a goal.
Amongst other submissions, Jibreel maintained that the tackle was committed late but nothing more than an error of judgment and relied upon case law reinforcing that position. Jibreel further emphasised that the timing of the challenge was crucial in determining the Defendant’s error of judgment.
Her Honour Judge Baucher concluded that [at 74]:
“I am satisfied that this was a late tackle but late in the context of a fast moving football match. I am not persuaded that in acting as he did that the Defendant was reckless or negligent. It was an unfortunate error of judgment and no more.”
Jibreel was instructed by Naresh Kapoor of Kingsfields Solicitors.
Appeal allowed under after successful argument under EEA Regulations 2016 8(2)(b)(ii) on the word “joined” at the First-tier Tribunal
Permission to Amend granted and relied on the case of Balijigari v SSHD at the Upper Tribunal
Successful appeal allowed at FtT on family route pursuant to the Immigration Rules under Appendix Fm
Acted for the Employer against the Claimants’ claim for constructive unfair dismissal claim and age discrimination. The Claimant’s claim was dismissed. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/60f97f37d3bf7f044c515918/Mrs_A_Dopson_v_Stag_Publications_-_3352829-2017_-_Reserved_judgment_and_reasons_-_signed_on_6-7-21.pdf (also reported at various news outlets)
Successful claim for Claimant in a redundancy matter involving matters relating to TUPE claims (https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/62568793d3bf7f600c14ebc5/Mr_V_Stroud_and_Otrs_v_Arriva_London_North_Limited_and_Otrs_3335108_2018_and_Otrs_Judgment.pdf)