Jalil Asif QC

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Jalil Asif QC is a partner at Kobre & Kim LLP, a boutique litigation law firm. Prior to this, he was a barrister at 4 New Square where he remains a door tenant. Jalil sits as a Recorder in the Crown and County Courts and is a bencher at Lincoln’s Inn. He also acts as an arbitrator and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb). He was called to the Bar in 1988, was appointed a Recorder in 2005 and took silk in 2010. His practice mainly involves professional liability (solicitors, barristers, accountants and financial intermediaries), and product liability and insurance claims (including policy/coverage disputes). Jalil is ranked in the new silk category of Chambers and Partners, which has described him as 'standing out' as 'one of the pre-eminent players in the set and indeed the wider market. He is endorsed for being "incredibly skilful''.

Jalil is an expert in pharmaceutical claims, acting for both claimants and defendants in a number of widely publicised cases. He wrote the chapters on healthcare workers and vets in Professional Liability Precedents (Sweet & Maxwell), is an editor of the Professional Negligence Law Reports and recently contributed chapters to The Law of Medicines (OUP) and Clinical Negligence (APIL). Jalil attended Twyford High School, Ealing and St Paul's School, Barnes, before obtaining his Master's from Peterhouse, Cambridge in 1987. He is a member of the Bar Council and has been an active member of Lincoln's Inn and specialist Bar Associations for many years.

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