Paralegal

Experience

Tzara graduated in 2015 and completed the Bar Professional Training Course in 2016. She joined the Employment team at Bates Wells Braithwaite in July 2016.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Successfully assisted in the case of Dewhurst v CitySprint (a landmark case concerning the employment status of couriers), reported by the Financial TimesBBC News and The Guardian (among others). 
  • Assisted to represent a team of cleaners at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in a high profile dispute, reported in The TelegraphThe Guardian and BBC News
  • Assisted to represent a group action claim for £10 million against an international technology business, reported in the Financial TimesThe Guardian and Music Week
  • Conducting in-depth legal research for fee-earners and drafting legal documents, including staff contracts, particulars of claim and grounds of resistance. 
  • Attending and note-taking at Tribunal hearings, judicial mediation, and grievance and disciplinary hearings.

Qualifications and Career

  • Paralegal at BWB (2016)
  • University of Law – Bar Professional Training Course, Very Competent (2015-2016)
  • Queen Mary, University of London – BA Law and Politics, 2.1 (2012-2015)

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

  • Member of The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
  • PopLaw Legal Advice Clinic – ran the Clinic and conducted initial interviews with clients (July 2013 and September 2014)
  • Liberty – conducted research on a client’s query and responded with a letter of advice (February 2014)
  • Community Links – sat in client meetings and produced detailed notes (February 2013)