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Rehana Azib has a very well established practice in personal injury litigation, especially occupational stress, harassment, and abuse claims, dealing with numerous high value claims including in the High Court and the Court of Appeal. Reported cases include Bone v North Essex Partnership NHS Trust  IRLR 295 (Court of Appeal), KPK v George, Alexander and Secretary of State for BEIS  1 WLUK 549 (EAT) and Yovonie v East Sussex NHS Trust  EWHC 2328 (QB). Her expertise in stress and harassment is particularly well-recognised, and she co-authored Litigating Psychiatric Injury Claims (Bloomsbury Professional, 2012) – a practitioner’s guide to dealing with stress, harassment and discrimination claims.
Rehana is particularly adept at dealing with cross-over claims in the employment and personal injury fields, drawing on her expertise in particular of dealing with disability discrimination and harassment claims in employment law, and is able to handle all aspects of the claim in each jurisdiction, including dealing with any estoppel and abuse of process issues that arise from duplicated proceedings.
Rehana is highly regarded for her advocacy skills and is a Barrister Governing Bencher of the Inner Temple. She is an Advanced Advocacy Trainer and Teacher Trainer for the Inner Temple, as well as Course Director for Pupils Advocacy. Her advanced advocacy teaching includes cross-examination of expert witnesses. Rehana has taught advocacy both nationally and internationally to barristers and judges on behalf of the Inner Temple and the ICCA including at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, and the SEC International Advanced Advocacy Course at Keble College.
BA Jurisprudence, Keble College, Oxford. Awarded Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Scholarship and Major Exhibition Award (Inner Temple, 2001). Called to the Bar in 2003.
Advanced Advocacy Trainer and Advocacy Teacher Trainer (Inner Temple).
Course Director for Pupils Advocacy and Director of Practice Management (Inner Temple).
Member of the Advocacy Training Committee (Inner Temple).
Barrister Governing Bencher (Inner Temple).
Personal Injury Bar Association.
Litigating Psychiatric Injury Claims, Bloomsbury Professional 2012.