Saleem Khalid

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Year Of Call: 2001

Saleem is a specialist in civil claims involving public authorities (in particular Child Abuse, Social Services, Education and Human Rights Act cases) and in Professional Negligence and Catastrophic Injury actions.

Public/Local Authority & Personal Injury

Due to his background in public law and human rights, Saleem has a consistently good track record of achieving good results for clients, insurers and groups. He offers sound advice and advocacy in Child Abuse and general civil areas of local authority liability, particularly with duty of care issues. He has also undertaken a number of complex catastrophic injury cases.

Professional Liability

He has significant experience of professional negligence and especially TCC cases involving Architects, Surveyors, Engineers, Designers and associated professionals.

Amongst clients he is known for delivering excellent advice whilst always fighting their corners tenaciously.

Saleem is recognised within the Legal 500 2019 as “Approachable and thorough.”

Recent cases include:

  • Group Actions in child and vulnerable adult/protected party cases. 
  • Appointed to the Abuse Commission panel for a redress scheme (2018).
  • Construction actions with complex issues entailing Quantum, Limitation, Contribution, Adjudication etc.
  • Education and Human Rights Act claims involving children and protected parties.
  • Policy and Contractual interpretation in a variety of sectors.
  • Stress at Work claims with multiple experts and causation arguments.
  • Serious injury claims with experts in various disciplines.

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Latest Cases Read more

Gaisance v Ministry of Justice & London Borough of Southwark and South London NHS Trust & Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis (2018) QBD LTL 5/7/18.

The claimant sought damages of approximately £2.9m against five...

Practice Areas



  • PIBA
  • PNBA
  • TechBar
  • Justice
  • HRLA