Yasmin Omotosho has a mixed common law practice, accepting instructions across a range of regulatory, public and criminal law matters.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Yasmin worked as an advocate for a national firm of solicitors. She also previously worked in the British Embassy in Moscow and was an advocate for a charity based in London and Afghanistan.
Yasmin is an elected member of the Bar Council, where she represents self-employed Juniors under seven years in practice.
Yasmin has a particular interest in professional discipline. She is regularly requested to act as a case presenter on behalf of Social Work England in Fitness to Practice hearings and accepts instructions in interim order hearings and substantive order review hearings. She is experienced in handling sensitive cases, including matters involving dishonesty, sexually inappropriate behaviour, managerial negligence and the death of service users.
She is repeatedly instructed by the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority to assist in high profile investigations concerning major banks.
Yasmin has experience of working on high profile inquiries. She is currently instructed as part of the counsel team for the Undercover Policing Inquiry. Previously, she has worked on the Infected Blood Inquiry on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care and former DHSC Ministers and Civil Servants, where she provided support to the senior counsel team by conducting extensive document review and drafting witness statements in response to Rule 9 requests.
She undertakes work for several government departments on a variety of cases. Yasmin worked on the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s response to a Subject Access Request in relation to litigation arising from the death of Harry Dunn. She has also been requested to assist with a personal injury case involving several government departments.
Yasmin is on the Attorney General’s Junior Junior Panel and holds SC Clearance.
She is seeking to develop her inquest practice and accepts instructions in this area.
Yasmin appears in Magistrates’ Courts and Crown Courts on a variety of both privately and publicly funded matters. She is briefed in a variety of cases including fraud, robbery, PWITS and offensive weapons.
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