Solicitor

Experience

Shadia is a solicitor in the Employment Department. She advises both employer and employee clients on a range of employment law issues.

Shadia is fluent in French and Italian and also speaks conversational Danish and Arabic. 

Examples of Recent Work

  • Drafting contracts of employment and policies
  • Assisting in defending an employment tribunal claim for victimisation
  • Drafting settlement agreements on behalf of employers

Qualifications and Career

  • McGill University, BA Economics and Political Science (Hons), 2007
  • McGill University, Masters in Political Science, 2010
  • Programme Officer, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network, 2011-2014
  • The University of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2015
  • The University of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2016
  • Trainee Solicitor, Bates Wells Braithwaite, 2016-2018
  • Admitted as a solicitor in September 2018

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

  • Trustee of Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture