Miss Semaab Shaikh > Chambers of Rodney Ferm > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Rodney Ferm
Broadway House Chambers
1 CITY SQUARE
LEEDS
LS1 2ES
England

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

Memberships

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

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Semaab ShaikhBroadway House ChambersVery knowledgeable and good with vulnerable clients.