Shajeda Begum

Personal details

Full Name:
Shajeda Begum
Job Title:
Associate Solicitor

Background

I am a senior solicitor in the Family department. I have worked exclusively in Family Law since qualifying in 2005. I undertake work in all areas of Family Law with a particular specialism in public law care proceedings.

I regularly represent, parents, extended family members, children and guardians within public law care proceedings. I represent parents, children & guardians within care proceedings with issues such as domestic violence, substance misuse, non – accidental injuries & sexual abuse. In 2012, I became an accredited member of the law society’s children law panel.

I practiced law for over 15 years in London before moving to Lancashire in 2017. I have links to the local community & support groups and deliver training on issues around injunctions and DV & developments in law.

I am fluent in Bengali, Urdu & Hindi.

Personal interests

  • Reading books
  • Keeping fit
  • Pilates & Yoga
  • Swimming