Zara Shafiq is a Trainee Solicitor, who has been at Needle Partners since August 2016. Zara currently works within the Corporate Commercial Litigation departments at Needle Partners. Zara works closely with the Managing Associate of the department and has assisted on a range of complex commercial litigation disputes listed in the Chancery Division of the High Court, ranging from a multi-million pound shareholder dispute, applications under the Companies Act 2006 and enforcement of commercial debts. Prior to working in the commercial litigation team, Zara completed her seat in the commercial and residential property team, in which she assisted on a property transaction for a large new build development and has also assisted on sale and lease back agreements.
Zara is an LLB Graduate in law and completed her Legal Practice Course at BPP Manchester. In her spare time Zara enjoys cooking and travelling.