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Qamer Ghafoor is responsible for implementing strategies that drive unrivalled business performance and substantial growth in revenue and subsequent profits across all commercial and private client disciplines.

He has been instrumental in founding Flint Bishop’s management board, which is shaping the future of the organisation through innovation and generally improving the firm’s legal services throughout the UK.

His drive, determination and ‘hands-on’ approach to both management and case handling have seen him progress significantly within the firm. From joining as a Junior Solicitor in 2003, Qamer became Head of Commercial Litigation in 2008, Managing Partner in 2015 and then Chief Executive in 2018.

Qamer also heads up the Debt Recovery team and has managed them to ‘Top Tier’ status in The Legal 500.

In addition to his management board role, Qamer is the lead partner for several of the firm’s largest clients, including SIG, LexisNexis, UK Mail, Sixt and Autoglass.

The Legal 500 UK 2023 comments:

“‘Qamer Ghafoor: An indefatigable, charismatic leader. A force of nature and hugely likeable. Rarely in litigation do you get such absolute devotion from such a senior partner. And enormous fun to work with.”

“Qamer Ghafoor is lauded for his ‘extremely hard-working, client focused and robust approach to litigation’.”

The Legal 500 UK 2022 comments:

“‘Qamer Ghafoor: a force of nature. Passionate; determined; hugely energetic; charismatic. He can win a case or force a great settlement through pure force of will. Great fun to work for.”

“Qamer Ghafoor is a tour de force: charismatic: clever, hardworking and absolutely client-focused.”

Chambers UK 2022 comments:

“Qamer is a robust negotiator and strongly commercial litigator. He really cares – success for his clients is everything.”

Qamer has considerable experience in all types of commercial dispute resolution and has quickly built up a national reputation in heavyweight and technical commercial litigation, particularly in Chancery Court disputes, property disputes, banking disputes and professional negligence claims.

He also has significant expertise in dealing with insurance-related claims with associated recoveries. Qamer has single-handedly built up the firm’s Insurance Litigation team to become one of the largest defendant insurance teams in the East Midlands region, which now acts for global insurers including Haven Insurance Company.

Qamer is highly-acclaimed for his debt recovery and dispute resolution work by several leading legal directories. He has been annually acknowledged by The Legal 500 as one of the UK’s top litigation solicitors since 2007, who describe him as an “A-star litigator with a case-handling mentality which is equal to city firms.

In 2012, Qamer became the only Derby lawyer in the East Midlands to be recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ in The Legal 500 and is one of three elite lawyers to be listed in the ‘Hall of Fame’ for commercial litigation in the East Midlands. Qamer is also consistently recognised as a ‘Leader in Field’ by Chambers and Partners.

He completed his Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice Course at Cardiff University. Qamer is also a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association and the Property Litigation Association.

Qamer Ghafoor
Chief Executive
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