an excellent advocate
An extremely efficient and competent advocate whose paperwork is excellent
An extremely good advocate - She throws everything at a case
Shazia practises in public and administrative law – including education law, discrimination, community care and human rights. Her practice also includes commercial work such as contractual disputes, property disputes relating to academies, advising on pensions in the context of local government, judicially reviewing decisions of the Financial Conduct Authority and procurement matters, particularly in relation to public authorities. She has a diverse practice, acting for local authorities; public bodies; NGOs; commercial organisations and individuals. She has been consistently ranked as a leading junior by the Legal 500. Shazia is also a qualified mediator (ADR Group).
Where appropriate Shazia is happy to receive instructions on a direct access basis.
From 2012-2017 Shazia was based in Geneva and has now returned to London. Shazia continues to work internationally and for UK based clients.
Human rights & international administrative law
Public & administrative law
Court of Protection
Shazia is recommended by Chambers UK and the Legal 500 for Education. It notes she is:
“She is very approachable, has good legal knowledge and secures outstanding results for her clients.” “Her drafting is excellent and she is very impressive in settlement negotiations.”
- “An extremely good advocate – she throws everything at a case.”
- “An extremely efficient and competent advocate whose paperwork is excellent.”
- “An excellent advocate, who is empathetic to the needs of her clients.”
- “Extremely efficient and an able advocate.”
- Administrative Law Bar Association
- Education Law Association
- Human Rights Lawyers Association
- Young International Arbitration Group
- Contributor to Lexis Nexis Q&A and Practice Notes on local government and education matters.
- Provides training to local authorities, schools, NGO’s and lawyers in relation to the Equality Act obligations, ‘Prevent’ guidance and education matters.
- Former contributing editor of Education Law Monitor.
- Bsoc.Sc, University of Manchester
- Dip Law
- Benefactor’s Scholar of the Middle Temple
- Mediator (ADR Group)