Shamin Ali
  • Shamin Ali

  • Solicitor

Qualification(s):

BA Business Administration

CPE (Common Professional Examination)

Legal Qualifications:

Legal practice course

Year of admission:

2005

Experience and expertise:

Experience in all areas of family law and I particularly enjoy dealing with financial matters on behalf of a client.

Career highlights:

Securing a child on behalf of a client in her care. This was a case that was in the High Court and was technically a difficult case to deal with.

Languages:

Urdu/Punjabi

Corporate social responsibility/Pro bono/Community relations:

Trustee of the Halo project

Awards/Accreditations/Professional Memberships/Directorship:

Law Society panel

Advanced in the area of Financial Remedies and Private Children

 

When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Initially a fashion designer

Why law as a career?

I enjoyed studying and when I finished my business degree I walked into the law department and registered, the rest is history. I am very much a people person and I am passionate about helping people so the law was the best choice for me, as we assist those who at times are the most vulnerable.

Describe an(y) interesting fact(s) about you? Personal achievements?

I have done the Great North Run twice

Sunderland 10k

Charity assault course

I have hosted a number of events

What one thing could you not live without?

Family

Hobbies and interests:

Fitness. I am a gym addict I regularly weight train and do various other fitness activities including; boxing, hot yoga/pilates and juitsu