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Solicitors in Essex, Colchester, Chelmsford, London – Fisher Jones Greenwood

Bushra Elzubeir

Partner

Bushra is a Solicitor and Partner and is head of FJG’s Dispute Resolution Team. After obtaining his law degree he studied at the University of Law, Guildford to obtain his LPC diploma and qualified in 2007 with one of East Anglia’s largest commercial firms. Bushra spent several years practicing in London before becoming a Partner at FJG in 2018.

Earlier in his career, Bushra was appointed as in-house legal counsel to an international asset tracing company featured in television media, before returning to private practice.

Bushra specialises in all aspects of commercial litigation, including fraud and asset recovery, contractual disputes, cross-border issues, partnership, director and shareholder disputes, professional negligence, and construction matters. He also provides regulatory and disciplinary services to regulated individuals and companies alike. Bushra’s expertise has seen him act in heavyweight litigation featuring local authority trading and consumer actions.

Bushra also acts for some of the region’s largest sports nutrition entities and sporting event promoters. His other clients feature high street retailers, foodstuffs manufacturers and distributors, cargo carriers, construction companies, and international engineering firms.

Bushra’s expertise also includes Employment Law for business. He has a wealth of experience in advising in all aspects of contentious work, including defending claims in the Employment Tribunal and in the Courts, featuring wrongful and unfair dismissal, discrimination, and unlawful deductions. He also advises on exit strategy for those at various levels, variations to terms and conditions, restrictive covenants, injunctions, whistleblowing, and TUPE.

Having grown up in Essex, Bushra likes to support local SME’s and e-commerce enterprises. He was previously a Business Ambassador for Essex and has presented at a variety of different fora about topical business-related issues.

Bushra’s profile has consistently been recognised by legal directories. In the Legal 500 2021 edition, Bushra is noted as a ‘Next Generation Partner’; testimonials of his work from this edition state: “I have worked with Bushra Elzubeir at his previous firm and was very impressed with how he handled a wide variety of litigation. His proactive and thoughtful approach ensures clients receive an excellent service”. Previous iterations of the Legal 500 describe Bushra as: “Astute….provides a strong tactical approach”, “provides a truly personal service”. 

Bushra is described by highly respected QC, Richard Harwood OBE as having “done a great job of finding a way through a complicated case.”

I had spoken with a number lawyers before Bushra and I think that his analysis is the most prescient that I have heard thus far.

Bushra is a tactical thinker with a focus on achieving tangible results.

Bushra’s ability to deliver clear concise legal advice helped us to see the legal process with clarity – highly recommended.

A fantastic result and this is, I’m sure, down to your professionalism. Thank you for acting speedily and efficiently in this matter.

Your help has been invaluable and whatever the outcome of this case we will be eternally grateful we had you on our side.

I recently sought consultation from FJG at a stressful and somewhat difficult time with in my business life. Bushra was incredibly reassuring and knowledgeable. He explained what would otherwise have been seemingly overwhelming dialogue into a meaningful course of action. The case settled quickly and amicably for both parties, which is a testament to his abilities. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

We are eternally grateful for all you did for X and for believing in us. You gave X a voice and that was something we couldn’t do. If it wasn’t for you I don’t think I would ever feel like I could move on from this and would always feel I let X down.

Bushra is a keen footballer, spectator and is an avid Arsenal supporter. In his spare time Bushra likes to keep fit and spends time training in the gym, travelling internationally, fishing and keeping abreast of Middle Eastern affairs. Bushra is a fluent Arabic speaker and is on the advisory panel for several North African and Middle Eastern entities.