Partner, Mental Health Solicitor
Fatima qualified as a solicitor in 2002 and is a member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme.
She has been a Criminal Duty Solicitor since 2005 and represents clients at Police Stations and Courts.
As a founding Committee Member of the Mental Health Lawyers Association Fatima has campaigned for the highest level of professionalism in the representation of mental health clients and to better the standards of legal representation in this field.
Fatima provides training on behalf of the Mental Health Lawyers Association in delivering the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation course. She is active in providing training to fellow mental health legal practitioners.
Fatima’s legal practice focuses on the representation of clients detained under section 2, section 3 of the Mental Health Act and client’s receiving treatment under a Community Treatment Order.
She is passionate about protecting the rights of vulnerable people and committed to ensuring clients receive support and understanding in dealing with their mental health matters.
Fatima has broad experience in representing nearest relatives in displacement proceedings in the County Court.