Zahra qualified as a Solicitor in 2020, having trained at a national law firm based in the City of London.
Zahra is experienced in advising companies including financial institutions, charities, educational establishments, property management companies and hotels on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law. Zahra believes in partnering with HR teams to ensure a smooth running of workplace practices, in turn, avoiding costly and potentially damaging Employment Tribunal claims.
Zahra also advises individuals including senior executives, employees and self-employed individuals on all aspects of employment law matters ranging from negotiating exit packages when relationships breakdown to Employment Tribunal claims.
- Part of a team who advised over 300 employees on their settlement agreements following a large-scale redundancy exercise brought about during the Covid-19 pandemic
- Advised a senior manager who was dismissed for refusing to allow his team to travel to an international event during the outbreak of Coronavirus
- Advised a company on managing an underperforming employee with serious health issues
- Successfully secured a financial settlement from two co-respondents following complex legal arguments around employment status
Part of the legal team who advised and represented a London based Embassy and property management company in the Employment Tribunal on a discrimination and unfair dismissal dispute with a former employee
Successfully represented a large property investment company in the Employment Tribunal defending a claim for unlawful deductions of wages
Zahra enjoys taking part in the London Legal Walk to raise money for charity. Zahra also enjoys updating and posting regular employment law content on her LinkedIn account. Finally, when not working, Zahra enjoys strolling the lively streets of Brick Lane and going to watch West End theatre shows.
Zahra also works at Constantine Law.