I am an LLB graduate from SOAS university, looking to develop a successful career in Law. I am a confident and pro active individual who is a quick learner, have an attention to detail with strong problem solving skills. I enjoy interacting with people and working in an challenging environment. This is further complimented by good organisational skills and management of priorities achieved through my education pathway and work experiences to date.
Legal Work Experience
July -August 2017Farani Taylor Solicitors – Summer Internship
Shadowing solicitors in immigration and asylum cases.
Using Ms Office packages for drafting of documents and preparation of court bundles.
Drafts for judicial review letters.
Applications for tier 1,2, 4, visa.
ILR, LLR applications as well as appendix FM and EEA and citizenship applications.
Developed confidence and communication skills through Initial interaction with clients and sit in with the case worker.
April 2016 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Successfully developed research skill by going through litigation legislation and mark out most relevant laws for presented case.
Presented the case independently to the senior associates with positive feedback.
April 2015Linklaters LLP
Working as a part of team to present a successful moot.
Advocating, structuring and defending my arguments under pressure.
Developed strong presentation skills through mooting plea and mitigation.
February 2015 Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Working with a senior associate on mergers and acquisitions case.
Took part in mitigation meeting with the client.
Successfully performed data analysis and provided critical case information to senior associate.
Sep 2016 – Present SOAS University of London LLB Honours degree – Second class Honours, upper division (67%)
Sep 2014 – July 2016 Havering Sixth Form College
A-levels: Government and Politics (A) Sociology (B) Psychology (B) English Literature (C) Urdu (A)
Sep 2011 – July 2013 Sarah Bonnell School GCSE’s: 13 A*-B including Maths and English
Urdu and Punjabi (Native)
Extra Curricular Activities
September 2018- Present
Events Managing Director at The Pakistan Foundation
September 2017- July 2018
President of Pakistan Society at SOAS
Assistant head language ambassador
Newham active volunteer
September 2017- Present
SOAS Badminton Team Player
November 2019-Present 5 Tan Chambers
November 2016 SOAS Student Ambassador
This role allowed me to interact with various age groups in different tasks, allowing me to develop my communication skills; while also strengthening by leadership abilities. By being given the responsibility to lead and create workshops, it has in turn, also enhanced by confidence to work independently.
September-December 2017 Samsung Development Executive (In Store)
My main focus of this role was to drive store performance by conducting store meetings and reviewing sales data. This has taught me key analytical skills as well as the ability to produce large amounts of data through research. I was also responsible for maintaining the strength of the brand and products in my store through my consistency.