Omar joined Kings Chambers in 2023 following the successful completion of Pupillage under the supervision of Martin Budworth and Ben Harding. Omar has a commercial and chancery practice and is regularly instructed in a broad range of matters, including: shareholder disputes, personal and corporate insolvency, commercial litigation, banking disputes and real estate litigation. Omar acts for both Claimants and Defendants in High Court and County Court Business and Property disputes, from advisory work to interim hearings and trials.
Before his career at the Bar, Omar also gained experience in the banking and finance team at Norton Rose Fulbright, Frankfurt and in the European Central Bank where he worked alongside large financial institutions advising on complex post-Brexit strategy and dispute resolution. Whilst in Frankfurt, Omar completed a dual discipline LL.M in Finance, authoring a Masters’ Thesis on contemporary issues relating to assignment in investment treaty arbitration. Omar remains professionally and academically involved in the international disputes resolution arena.
Prior to joining Chambers, Omar spent eighteen months at a leading boutique commercial litigation firm in London as a Paralegal. During this period, he gained extensive experience in complex High Court litigation, international arbitration and shareholder disputes, including some high profile cases before the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.