Jasmine Skander


Jasmine Skander

Manchester

36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082

Leeds

5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123

Birmingham

Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Paul Clarke
Aaron Smith


Profile

Jasmine brings experience and expertise to clinical negligence matters, high value and complex CICA matters, claims arising from service in the armed forces and claims arising from abuse. Jasmine also accepts work on more general personal injury cases. 

By virtue of the work that Jasmine undertakes she is highly sensitive and client-focussed.

In addition to the above, Jasmine also assists the team by servicing chambers’ contract insurance work, as and when required.

 

Year of Call: 2011


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Clinical Negligence

Clinical Negligence

Jasmine undertakes a range of clinical negligence cases and has acted for parties in numerous matters, including for example, negligence during childbirth, neonatal management, misdiagnosis and/or late diagnosis of serious conditions and negligent surgical procedures.

Jasmine has worked both as lead counsel and as junior counsel on cases of ranging value. In 2017 she acted as junior to Satinder Hunjan QC on a clinical negligence matter, which recently settled for a figure in excess of £10 million.

Mostly as a consequence of her clinical negligence practice, Jasmine is experienced in Coronial matters. In 2018 Jasmine represented the family at a multi-day inquest into the death of a baby who suffered from hypoxic brain injury following birth at hospital.

 

Personal Injury

Personal Injury

In the CICA tribunal Jasmine has been instructed to represent a range of appellants including those who have been victims of historic sexual abuse, rape and dependents of the victims of murder.

Jasmine has acted for Appellants who have sustained various injuries including, for example, severe brain injury (requiring 24-hour care), severe psychological injuries and injuries of a sensitive nature.

Likewise, in her military work, Jasmine has acted for claimants who have sustained life changing injuries, including brain injury, PTSD and amputation. It follows that Jasmine is well versed in injuries which are particular to the armed forces including NFCI.

In respect of abuse claims, Jasmine is familiar with the psychological and pain conditions which often follow. She has acted for victims of sexual, emotional and financial abuse, including those who have been abused by those in a position of power and in the public eye.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Bar Vocational Course, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham(2010 – 11), Very Competent
Law LLB (hons), Queen Mary University of London (2006-09)


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