Mohammed Jaffer Khamisa QC

Consultant - Finance & Banking Group - Mishcon de Reya LLP

Mohammed is a senior QC specialising in the field of civil fraud especially within the banking and financial services sectors. He joined the Firm in 2015 as a consultant within the Banking and Finance Group.

Mohammed was called to the Bar in 1985 and was made Queen's Counsel in 2006. During more than 27 years of continuous practice he has advised clients from the UK, United Arab Emirates, India, Pakistan and other regions on a wide range of both criminal and civil matters.

As former Standing Counsel for the Department of Trade and Industry, Mohammed has particular expertise in matters involving company and insolvency law, directors’ duties, directors’ disqualification and personal insolvency; all of which often overlap into civil and criminal investigations. His experience encapsulates many aspects of SFO, FCA and other financial regulatory compliance and he has frequently led and managed teams of lawyers, accountants, forensic experts and other professionals as part of an investigatory team.

Increasingly he is asked to advise on banking and finance matters, including aspects of Islamic Sharia Finance Law by financiers and financial institutions keen on developing Sharia compliant banking products.

In addition, Mohammed is frequently instructed to advise in respect of cross-jurisdictional cases, with an emphasis on Dubai and the wider United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, India and the Cayman Islands.

He is listed by Legal 500 as a leading QC in the field of fraud.

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