Saleem Khalid

Call: 2001
Senior (10+ yrs call)

"His strength as an advocate lies in his calm and well-judged delivery."  
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Expertise
Saleem has a consistently excellent track record of achieving good results for clients, insurers and groups, and offers sound advice and advocacy in his core areas listed above.

Amongst clients he is known for mastering tactical considerations at all stages of proceedings, whilst fighting their corners tenaciously in court.

Please contact us for full details of his CV, including recent cases.

Saleem's expertise is reinforced by his ranking as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500.
Recent cases
PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE (CONSTRUCTION) CASES 2018-2022

  • Acting for a number of Claimant Housing Associations in High Court (TCC) claims arising out of defectively designed and installed cladding, which is a fire hazard.

  • Acting for a charity which purchased a number of tall buildings that have now been found to have potentially hazardous and combustible cladding.

  • Advising a Claimant organisation on their defects liability insurance policy to assess if it covers their claim.

  • Represented the Defendant in a High Court (TCC) claim brought against an architect for the alleged negligent certification of flats.

  • Represented the Defendant in a professional liability and professional conduct High Court claim concerning a Silk.

  • Represented the Defendant in a High Court breach of professional duty claim against a leading architectural services firm (planning obligation).

  • Represented the Defendant in a High Court professional indemnity claim brought against solicitors (alleged settlement undervaluation).

  • Represented the Defendant surveyor in a claim alleging breach of express duties relating to the development of buildings.

  • Represented the Claimant company in respect of alleged defective glazing/software used for a large building developer who was part of an underlying action against various sub-contractors (TCC).

  • Represented an investment company who purportedly failed to consider the client’s wishes relating to risk when creating a portfolio that was later affected by the global financial crisis.

  • Represented a marine surveyor in respect of alleged negligent certification.

  • Represented the Defendant architectural firm in a claim of alleged poor supervision involving complex issues on Limitation and third parties (TCC).

  • Advised insurers on their policy coverage against allegations of fraud and non-disclosure and on numerous related quantum/costs specific issues.

  • Representing a building owner who contracted for fire protection services.

  • Representing an architectural firm in a TCC case where a hospital wing was built that is now allegedly beset with water ingress.

Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 Rankings
Legal 500 2022

Construction - Leading Junior - ‘He is quietly understated, extremely thorough in his preparation and is perceptive about strengths and weaknesses of a case, anticipating the latter and dealing with them.'

Professional Negligence - Leading Junior - 'A thoughtful junior who sees the nuances of a case. ’

His strength as an advocate lies in his calm and well-judged delivery.

 
Awards
Peter Duffy QC Human Rights Scholar
Memberships
 

  • PNBA

  • TECBAR

  • Society of Construction Lawyers

  • BILA


 
Publications
EHRLR
Education

  • LLB

  • LLM

Rankings

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