Zara Rafiq

Zara is a paralegal at the firm and provides support and assistance for both the Family and Employment teams.

Zara is often the first point of contact for new prospective clients. Zara is a key player in the running of the office and ensures everything runs smoothly.

Zara also assists our solicitors from the opening to closing of client matters including liaising with the clients, the court and other relevant parties.

Zara is also our Mediation Coordinator. This role involves explaining the process of family mediation to clients, booking in appointments to see our mediators, liaising with both parties to ensure the process of mediation runs smoothly, keeping both parties updated on the progress made. As our mediation coordinator, Zara prides herself on the rapport she builds with our clients.

Zara studied law at Leeds Beckett University and went on to study her Legal Practice Course which she completed in 2018. Zara is working towards becoming a qualified solicitor.

When Zara is not working she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Zara enjoys baking and often brings in desserts for her colleagues (she is our star baker!). Zara also likes to partake in activities such as GoApe, Trampoline parks & Escape rooms.

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