Jahad Rahman previously worked in the City and at Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners recognised law firm Thompsons. Prior to setting up Rahman Lowe Solicitors, Jahad was Head of the Senior Executive Unit of a Mayfair law firm. Jahad is also a Football Association Registered Lawyer and a Visiting Lecturer on the Employment Law Elective at BPP Law School.
Jahad is recommended in the Legal 500 independent guide to the UK Legal Profession as a Leading Lawyer and he is described as being ‘excellent‘ (2014), ‘commercial, thorough and pragmatic‘ (2017). Jahad is also ranked as a “Recognised Practitioner” for employment law by Chambers and Partners (2019).
Jahad has significant experience of advising both employers and high-net-worth individuals.
Jahad’s clients include global financial institutions, luxury brands, professional service firms and high-net-worth individuals. He has advised reputable businesses such as Danone, Vivienne Westwood Ltd, Elizabeth Arden, Konica Minolta and P&O Ferrymasters on a wide range of employment law matters. He is praised for providing ‘excellent technical advice with a commercial slant’. In the past, he also advised some of the largest trade unions in the UK and he has significant experience of collective employment law, industrial action and multi-party claims.
Jahad has particular expertise in advising senior executives and high-net-worth individuals on the termination of employment contracts, post termination restrictions, retention payments and share schemes. He regularly advises on terminations in the financial services sector and has experience of FCA compliance and disciplinary issues. He also advises on professional misconduct and regulatory matters, misuse of social media, privacy and defamation.
In addition, Jahad has extensive litigation experience in the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the High Court. Jahad always adopts a commercial approach. He has successfully mediated claims and he undertakes his own advocacy at hearings where it is cost effective to do so.
Jahad regularly conducts seminars and training on developments in Employment and Discrimination Law. He conducts training for LexisNexis, a leading global professional information provider and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), Europe’s largest network of HR professionals. Jahad is also a regular media commentator on employment law matters and has appeared on BBC News and BBC Radio. His cases often attract press attention and have been reported in The Times, The Telegraph, the Evening Standard and The Law Society Gazette (among others).