John Asaad

  • Year of Call 2017

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Introduction

Introduction

John has developed a busy multidisciplinary practice and accepts instructions in civil and family law. Please refer to John's practice areas for further information.

Personal Injury

Personal Injury

John has significant experience in personal injury claims in the context of road traffic accidents, and public, occupiers' and employers' liability. He is currently instructed in several multitrack and fast track cases, some of which involve complex issues of causation. John has a proven track record of success.

John also provides succinct and accurate advices, including advices on quantum. 

Civil

Civil

John regularly represents individuals and organisations in civil/commercial cases involving contractual disputes. He has acted in several specialist cases including commercial waste disposal contracts and international music record release disputes.

Currently, John is being led in a significant High Court case, acting on behalf of a fashion industry leader in a claim worth in excess of £150 million. 

Employment

Employment

John is frequently instructed by the Government Legal Department in employment law cases. He provides succinct advice on evidence and case management, and regularly drafts pleadings and witness statements in preparation of defending employment claims. John has acted for the Crown Prosecution Service and Ministry of Justice in these cases. 

Family

Family

John represents clients in a wide range of private Family Law and Children Act proceedings, and financial remedies proceedings. His clients appreciate his empathetic approach, assisting them through what is inevitably a very difficult process.

Notably, John was instructed to represent the wife of a recently bankrupt international oil tycoon in financial remedies proceedings involving £100 million in assets.

Public Inquiries

Public Inquiries

John has a noteworthy practice in  inquests and inquiries, for which he has developed an in-depth knowledge of specialist fields. He has been instructed in high-profile matters including the Grenfell Tower Inquiry and the inquest into the death of an Officer Cadet at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Qualifications

Qualifications

BPTC (BPP)

LLB (LSE)

Awards & Prizes

Awards & Prizes

Blackstone Scholar (Middle Temple)

Blackstone Entrance Exhibition (Middle Temple)

Advocacy Scholar (BPP)

Aspire Award (Linklaters)

Memberships

Memberships

Personal Injuries Bar Association

Association of Disciplinary and Regulatory Lawyers

ADR-ODR International Mediation Panel

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

Middle Temple Young Barristers Association

Testimonials

Testimonials

"John has become our advocate of choice to instruct for our regular Clients or on more complicated cases." (IBB Solicitors)

"I just wanted to pass on my thanks to John who really did an excellent job. He is a credit to his profession. We go the results we were after and this was all down to John." (Civil client)

Direct Access

Direct Access

John is accredited to accept work under direct access, also known as public access, in suitable cases. In order to instruct John on a direct access basis, contact the clerks on +44 (0) 20 7242 6476 or at clerks@33bedfordrow.co.uk. 

Languages

Languages

Arabic