Mohammed Khamisa QC
Mohammed Khamisa is widely recognised as a Leading Silk in the field of Fraud. His practice encompasses the full range of civil/commercial/white collar fraud and related litigation, frequently advising both corporate and individual professionals/company directors. In addition, he frequently advises clients facing parallel regulatory/disciplinary proceedings, in particular, in the field of financial regulation. Accordingly, Mohammed is a versatile practitioner, whose experience spans a broad spectrum of disciplines and litigation before the criminal and civil courts, as well as regulatory tribunals.
As former Standing Counsel for the Department of Trade and Industry,(BIS) Mohammed has particular expertise in matters involving company and insolvency law, directors’ duties, directors’ disqualification and personal insolvency, all of which often overlap into civil/criminal investigations. His broad range of experience enables him to advise on multi-disciplinary aspects of a case often starting in the civil courts/tribunals but resulting in regulatory and criminal actions. He is frequently instructed by clients at a very early stage of an investigation to provide robust advice on case management and strategy.
Increasingly he has been asked to advise on aspects of Islamic Sharia Finance Law by financiers and financial institutions keen on developing Sharia compliant banking products.
Mohammed is described by solicitors as a versatile advocate and superb tactician, both in and out of court. His easy, no-nonsense manner commends itself to clients.