Jehad is an English qualified barrister. He has a broad range of top tier experience covering national and international dispute resolution, including investor-State arbitration, business and human rights, state immunity and enforcement proceedings in national courts.
Jehad has advised and acted for numerous states including the USA, the UAE, Croatia, Kenya and Ghana as well as major international private entities in contentious and non-contentious cases. These matters have involved such issues as financial services, oil & gas, fraud, maritime delimitation, state immunity, sanctions, construction and mining rights. He has acted in commercial litigation and arbitration matters, including investment treaty arbitrations under the ICSID rules, as well as before the International Court of Justice.
Prior to joining Volterra Fietta, Jehad worked at a major UK regulator and practised as a barrister in England and Wales with a highly regarded Chambers. He appeared across a range of courts and tribunals including the Crown Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal. Jehad has considerable advocacy experience and has received praise from the Court of Appeal bench for his “compelling” advocacy.
His practice at the Bar involved advising UK Government departments, including Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and the Crown Prosecution Service. He then joined the dispute resolution department of a top-tier offshore commercial law firm where he advised on high-value commercial litigation as an attorney-at-law. Since being at VF, Jehad has appeared as an advocate in ICSID proceedings.
Jehad regularly provides training on PIL issues to governments around the world.
Direct dial: +44 (0)207 380 4384
Bar Vocational Course, the College of Law, London
Graduate Diploma in Law, the College of Law, Guildford
BA (Hons), The University of Nottingham
England and Wales, The Cayman Islands - Attorney-at-law (not practising)