Bilaal was engaged by Dickinson Gleeson as a Consultant in June 2022. He is a Scottish solicitor and an incoming Devil (pupil barrister) at the Faculty of Advocates in Scotland. Bilaal’s principal areas of practise in Jersey are trust and commercial litigation.
Bilaal is currently a member of the Football Association’s (FA) National Serious Case Panel where he adjudicates on all types of serious disciplinary cases within grassroots football. He was formerly Head of Court of Session Litigation at a boutique litigation firm in Edinburgh dealing with a variety of public law and commercial disputes. He was also a solicitor in a leading international law firm dealing with the defence of a broad spectrum of professional negligence claims brought against accountants, brokers, engineers, surveyors, and construction professionals on behalf of some of the UK’s biggest insurers. His work has also included contractual disputes, shipping, insolvency and debt recovery. Bilaal was also involved in advising and representing a core participant in the Scottish Hospitals Inquiry.
Bilaal is an Affiliate Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and a member of the Contentious Trusts Association (ConTrA).
Bilaal graduated with an LLB from Edinburgh Napier University (winning the University Medal) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice from the University of Edinburgh.
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