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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Due to his background in public law and HRA, Saleem has a consistently good track record of achieving good results for clients, insurers and groups and offers sound advice and advocacy in Education, Child Abuse and general civil areas of local authority liability. He has significant experience of TCC cases involving Architects, Surveyors, Engineers, Designers and associated professionals.

Amongst clients he is known for delivering excellent advice at all stages of proceedings whilst fighting their corners tenaciously in court.

  • LLB

  • LLM

Recent cases

  • Large development cladding fire safety remediation claims following the Grenfell tragedy.

  • Group Actions in non-recent Child and vulnerable adult Abuse cases.

  • Construction actions with complex issues entailing Quantum, Limitation, Contribution, Adjudication etc.

  • Education and Human Rights Act claims involving children with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

  • Civil actions concerning taking children into care.

  • Stress at work claims with complicated causation and expert issues.

  • Saleem is also a member of the Independent Appeal Panel of the Lambeth Children’s Homes Redress Scheme.

Recently reported cases include:

  • GAISANCE v SOUTHWARK LONDON BOROUGH COUNCIL (2018) (Ltl. 5/7/18) - A claim for damages of £2.9m was struck out where a warrant had been obtained by the local authority and issued in relation to a claimant under the Mental Health Act 1983 and he had been taken from his home, detained and treated in a hospital.  The court made a general civil restraint order against the claimant for two years.

Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 Rankings
Saleem is recommended in the Legal 500 2021 - Professional Negligence

Tier 5:  ‘His strength as an advocate lies in his calm and well-judged delivery.’


  • Peter Duffy QC Human Rights Scholar


  • HRLA

  • ALBA

  • PIBA

  • PNBA


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