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Saaman is regularly instructed in complex multi-jurisdictional commercial, chancery and regulatory disputes with work often involving the intersection of these fields.
His work is often characterised by its size, novelty or complexity. Highlights from the past year include one of The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2017, a $1 billion multi-jurisdictional civil fraud and a Financial List Trial which settled on the second day of the six-week listing.
Saaman has particular expertise in banking/financial services, pensions, civil fraud and professional negligence.
Saaman studied law at the University of Oxford where he was awarded the Peter Carter prize for the best examination results at his college.
Saaman’s professional liability practice concerns a wide range of professions including solicitors, counsel, benefits consultants, IT professionals and financial advisors.
Examples of recent work include:
ENRC v Dechert
A multi-faceted and substantial professional negligence claim together with associated costs action against a major international law firm arising out of its conduct during a regulatory investigation.
Briggs & ors v Clay & ors
A £60m Chancery Division multiparty professional negligence claim concerning the actions of solicitors, counsel and benefits consultants.
SIPPS Mis-selling Claims
Various claims against pension providers concerning negligent advice in the sale of pensions products to individuals.
IRHPs Mis-selling Claims
Various claims concerning the negligent sale of IRHPs to SMEs.
Appointments & Memberships
- Association of Pension Lawyers
- Chancery Bar Association
- Financial Services Lawyers Association
- The Commercial Bar Association
Saaman Pourghadiri is regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. If you are not satisfied with the service provided, please click here.
Areas of Law
- Business Crime
- Commercial & Chancery
- Employment & Discrimination
- Financial Services
- Pensions & Trusts
- Professional Negligence
- Public Law