Zara has a diverse and growing private law practice. She receives instructions acting on behalf of parents, children (through their FPR 16.4 Guardian) as well as extended family members in all private family law proceedings, including matters that involve:
- allegations of parental alienation and implacable hostility
- allegations of domestic (physical and sexual) violence
- alleged substance (drug and alcohol) misuse.
Zara is popular with both solicitors and clients and is regularly instructed to appear at directions hearings, final hearings and fact-finding hearings.
Zara has particular experience dealing with a range of private family law matters, including:
- Child Arrangements Orders
- Applications to vary a Child Arrangements Order
- Specific Issue Orders
- Special Guardianship Orders
- Prohibited Steps Orders
- Non-Molestation Orders
Zara accepts instructions in all private law children matters and is actively seeking to develop her practice in this field commensurate to her year of call.
Bar Professional Training Course, Nottingham Law School, 2018
Master of Laws in International Law (LLM), University of Nottingham, 2016
Bachelor of Laws in Law (LLB Hons), University of Leicester, 2015
CPS Advocate Panel- Level 1
Nottingham Law School’s Dean’s Professional Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Nottingham Law School, 2017.
The University of Nottingham Masters Scholarship, University of Nottingham, 2015.
Chancellor’s Scholarship, University of Leicester, 2012.
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
Family Law Bar Association
West Midlands Family Law Bar Association