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"Saleem has real grit and steely determination. He is not intimidated by aggressive or confrontational litigation tactics from opponents. He holds his ground and gets the result for his client."
Legal 500 2024
He is the Head of Construction at Deka Chambers.
Saleem specialises in all types of Construction & Professional Negligence actions.
He has developed a considerable knowledge and expertise of complex TCC cases and arbitrations, most recently those involving cladding and building safety defects; insurance policies; energy; environmental; international/multi-jurisdictional and public/local authority projects. He also has particular experience in construction related professional indemnity claims, having represented both Claimants and Defendants.
Saleem has for many years achieved a consistent track record of achieving excellent results in litigation for individual clients, insurers, governments/authorities and groups.
He offers advocacy and advice at all stages of a dispute, which is commercially and tactically minded.
Some of his recent reported or confidential cases include:
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"Saleem has a phenomenal ability to turn work around quickly. He remains very calm under pressure, and is very bright and enthusiastic."
Legal 500 2023
"A thoughtful junior who sees the nuances of a case.’"
Legal 500 2023
"He is quietly understated, extremely thorough in his preparation and is perceptive about strengths and weaknesses of a case, anticipating the latter and dealing with them."
Legal 500 2022 - Construction
"A thoughtful junior who sees the nuances of a case. "
Legal 500 2022 - Professional Negligence
"His strength as an advocate lies in his calm and well-judged delivery."