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Broadway House Chambers

Chambers of Rodney Ferm

1 CITY SQUARE, LEEDS, LS1 2ES, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 246 2600
Fax:
Fax 0113 246 2609
DX:
26403 LEEDS PARK SQUARE
Email:
Web:
www.broadwayhouse.co.uk
Bradford, Leeds

Semaab Shaikh

Tel:
Work 0113 246 2600
Email:
Broadway House Chambers (Chambers of Rodney Ferm)

Position

Semaab is a highly rated barrister and established family law practitioner. She has provided advice and representation from first instance to Court of Appeal level and has experience of making an application to the High Court for permission to “leapfrog” to the Supreme Court. She regularly represents and advises individuals, local authorities and children’s guardians. Areas of family law in which she specialises include: all aspects of private and public children law; domestic violence applications; removal from the jurisdiction; child abduction, forced marriage and female genital mutilation. She has a particular interest in cases with an international element. In addition to her practice, she provides training on children law, domestic abuse, the interplay between immigration and family law and related areas.

Career

Called 2002, Lincoln’s Inn; following the completion of her pupillage at Cloisters she undertook an internship at the Litigation Unit of Liberty. Broadway House Chambers, Member of the Family Law Team.

Languages

Urdu

Member

Family Law Bar Association

Liberty lawyer

Bar Pro bono Unit

Education

LL.B (Hons), University of Birmingham
LL.M Comparative, European & Public Law
University of Birmingham


Regional Bar: North Eastern Circuit

Family and children law

Within: Leading Juniors

Semaab Shaikh - Broadway House Chambers ‘ Very knowledgeable and good with vulnerable clients. ’

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