Call: 2007 (Lincoln’s Inn)
Education: LL.M, LL.B (hons) and Business Law
Muhammad joined Chambers in September 2019 as a pupil following a successful practice as a County Court Advocate where he undertook a variety of civil and commercial work including but not limited to civil litigation, insolvency, landlord and tenant, consumer credit, personal injury, property, insurance and lender services, debt recovery and enforcement. Prior to joining Chambers Muhammad also gained significant experience working in house for one of the largest accident management companies in Europe that specialises in credit hire and was involved in some of the leading case authorities in this field.
Muhammad is currently completing his pupillage under the supervision and guidance of the Head of Chambers, Trevor Berriman.
Muhammad has assisted in the preparation, legal research and drafting in a broad range of work varying from personal bankruptcy matters, orders for possession and sale, and partnership disputes, through to judicial review applications, appeals against refusal of leave to remain, and immigration bail hearings.
During October 2019 Muhammad provided assistance and support to Ramby De Mello and Tony Muman in one of the most anticipated cases of the year: Birmingham City Council v Afsar and others (2019), which was heard over the course of five days in the High Court Birmingham District Registry. The Council’s claim for an injunction curbing protests outside of a primary school in Birmingham drew national media coverage.The trial itself involved a hybrid of complex legal arguments concerning parental rights, freedom of religious expression, direct and indirect discrimination, the internet and private social media communications.
Muhammad will be able to accept instructions from 16 December 2019 onwards in Chambers main practice areas, notably Commercial and Chancery, Immigration, Public Law, Family, Personal Injury and Credit Hire.