Navid Hakimmaani


Navid joined Child & Child's Dispute Resolution team in June of 2018 with over 10 years’ litigation experience. He has a varied and complex civil and commercial litigation practice, with a particular interest in property.

With considerable experience, he advises on all aspect of professional negligence, company and partnership disputes, debt recovery, insolvency, contractual and tortious claims.

Navid acts for private and corporate landlords, high net-worth individuals and several national property development companies. His practice encompasses licensing, trusts (claims brought under ‘TOLATA’), commercial and residential landlord & tenant, restrictive covenants, easements, boundary disputes, enfranchisement, lease extensions, rights to manage and service charge disputes.

Before joining Child & Child, Navid was a leading solicitor in the ‘RBS Right Issue Litigation’* which successfully settled for £800 million.

Navid is fluent in Farsi and Swedish.

Representative cases:

*Trustees of the Mineworkers' Pension Scheme Limited & others v The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc; reported interlocutory judgment: [2014] EWHC 227 (Ch) Representing shareholders in claims against RBS relating to its rights issue of April 2008.

Van Collem v Van Collem [2015] EWHC 2184 (Ch). Claim alleging breach of trust, fiduciary duty and the unlawful dissipation of assets.

Southern Landlords Association v Brighton & Hove City Council. Successful challenge against Brighton & Hove City Council and the Secretary of State, of a selective licencing scheme in Brighton & Hove.

Acting for Claimants in a complex adverse possession case involving a concealed successive trespass on substrata land.

Acting for Claimants in a professional negligence case against solicitors, stemming from the failure to advise on a positive deed of overage.