CV, Matrimonial And Family Lawyer Interested In The Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 5595
(25/05/1984, female)
Skills keywords: communication skills, native english speaker, organisation skills, team player, time management skills
Current location: Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map

October 2010 to date

Solicitor at Martin Smalley and Co Solicitors - specialising in all areas of matrimonial work and wills and probate. Key areas of work include managing own caseload of private and publicly funded cases, liasing with third parties, researching, drafting legal documents and statements, attending child protection review meetings and representing clients at court hearings. Preparing Wills and statements of wishes, amending Wills, dealing with full probate files from instruction until conclusion. Dealing with all areas of inheritance tax including gifts out of income, agricultural relief and transfer of nil rate band. Preparing Deeds of Variation and Transfer documentation.

March 2009 – Sept 2010

Trainee Solicitor at Nottingham Family Law Associates - Training Contract completed predominantly in the area of family law. Secondment completed in immigration law at Paragon Law within the deportation department. Secondment also completed in wills and probate department at Martin Smalley and Co Solicitors.

April 08 – March 09 - Paralegal at Nottingham Family Law Associates

March 07 – June 07 - Pro Bono Work at Nottingham Law Centre

July 06 (4 weeks) Summer Placement at Nottingham Magistrates Court

July 03 – Sept 06 - Weekend Store Associate at Bhs - Main duties included cash handling, attending fitting rooms, answering telephone calls, resolving customer queries face to face and over the telephone, introducing Bhs gold card to customers, carrying out cash pick-ups on a regular basis, price overrides and allowances, training new staff and closing the tills at the end of the day.


  • Fully computer literate with all MS Windows applications, Internet Explorer and Outlook
  • Case Management Systems: LOLA, Printa Form and Oyez
  • Effective communication skills
  • Organisation and administration skills
  • Initiative and time management skills
  • Team working and leadership skills
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Languages: Fluent in Urdu and Mirpuri. Native language is English
  • Raising money for charity including doing charity runs, craft stalls and charity hair cut
  • Interior decoration and cake decorating
  • Walking, bowling, swimming, going to the gym, ice skating and playing tennis
  • Socialising and meeting new people

Spoken languages: english, mirpuri, Urdu
Location I am interested in working: Bahrain, kuwait, qatar, saudi arabia, Singapore, spain, United Arab Emirates