Ayesha practises in all aspects of family law with some specialist knowledge in Islamic law. She is renowned for her tenacity and fearless advocacy in court.
Ayesha has a unique ability to understand a cross section of people of different backgrounds, cultures and traditions, having been brought up in Africa, living in Europe and of Asian descent.
Ayesha is qualified to accept instructions under the Bar Council Public Access scheme.
Re P ( Contact: Supervision)  2FLR 314.
Re L, V, M, H  2 FLR 334
Re S  2 FLR 507.
Re K ( committal)  1 FLR 277.
S v S and M ( existence of constructive trust and proprietary estoppel)  1 FLR 1123
Re H ( talaq and divorce)  2 FLR 857,
R v E and F female parents : Known father)  2 FLR 383
Chief Constable, A v YK and ors (forced marriage) EWHC 2438
“Islamic Family Law in the English Courts” (1998) Fam Law 100″
A Brief Introduction to Marriage in Islamic Law” (March 1999) Fam Law 164
“Contact and illegitimacy in the Muslim Community” (Dec 2000) Fam Law 928
“To tell or not to tell, that is the question” (May 2008) Fam Law 458. (When can it be in the child’s interests not to know its true parentage?)
Hausa (working knowledge)
Family Law Bar Association (Committee Member)
Commonwealth and Ethnic Barristers’ Association
Member of the Punjab Bar, Lahore, Pakistan
LLB (Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria)